Whether you pour it, spread it, slice it or spoon it—plant-based dairy options are making inroads in consumer kitchens. Retail 2021 data from the Good Food Institute and SPINS showed plant-based milk category sales at $2.6 billion alone with one- and three-year growth figures of 4% and 33% respectively. Moreover, plant-based milks enjoyed a 16% share of market two years ago and 42% share of household penetration.
Danone North America brings continued innovation to the plant-based creamer aisle
February 1, 2023
As flexitarians look for more ways to incorporate plant-based foods into their diets and morning routines, plant-based pioneers Silk and So Delicious Dairy Free are innovating to meet this demand with offerings that deliver on both quality and taste with new flavors.
Some consumers are abstaining from animal products by going vegan or vegetarian, but many more are simply reducing consumption of animal products with a flexitarian or semi-vegetarian diet
August 10, 2022
Beginning in 2020 and continuing through 2022, the coronavirus pandemic has had a significant effect on consumer habits. Packaged Facts' May 2022 National Online Consumer Survey indicated that 30% of consumers were still eating more fresh produce than they did pre-pandemic.
BENEO showcases new faba bean ingredients at IFT 2022
July 13, 2022
Themed “Rooted in Nature – the Power of Plants,” visitors to BENEO’s booth #S2410, will learn how faba bean ingredients are providing food manufacturers with innovative opportunities for texture improvement in meat and dairy alternatives as well as protein enrichment in a vast array of foods.
DSM highlights nutritious snacking and indulgent plant-based concepts delivering next-generation taste, texture and health at IFT FIRST
June 22, 2022
Royal DSM, a global purpose-led science-based company, invites food and beverage producers to discover the latest consumer-inspired healthier snacking formats and indulgent, plant-based taste experiences at IFT FIRST.
CP Kelco’s new nature-based offerings meet demands for improved taste, texture and clean labels
March 18, 2022
CP Kelco, a global leader of nature-based ingredient solutions, is pleased to announce a new portfolio of offerings to support product development in the dynamic, fast-growing market of plant-based meat alternatives. The new range of solutions includes nature-based, cleaner label-friendly ingredient options for formulating plant-based burger and sausage alternatives and helping deliver a meat-like eating experience.
FrieslandCampina Ingredients reveals five key adult nutrition trends for 2022
February 2, 2022
FrieslandCampina Ingredients released a new report revealing five trends and developments set to drive the evolution of the food, drinks and supplement industries in 2022. The report, “Shaping the future of nutrition,” offers expert insight into the latest market and consumer research to help brands pinpoint areas for innovation and NPD in the active, performance and medical nutrition markets.
ON DEMAND: This webinar will explore the steadily rising consumer interest in health and wellness. Moreover, natural and organic products are fitting consumer demand for healthier snacking, “functional” beverages as medicine, sustainability, and a new generation of plant-forward and/or plant-based meat and dairy alternatives.
ON DEMAND: We will discuss a portfolio of analytical instrumentation that helps to accelerate the formulation, development, production and quality control of novel, safe, shelf-stable and great-tasting plant-based foods.
ON DEMAND:There’s no more dynamic food and beverage ingredient market than that of protein. Join us as Elohi Strategic Advisors Founder, Stephanie Lind, leads an energetic panel discussion of all the emerging trends, twists, and technologies in protein.
ON DEMAND: Successfully developing and producing these products means accommodating their unique needs in both R&D and production. We will take a high-level look at how these products differ from their dairy counterparts and how this affects the choice of process styles (indirect vs. steam injection), process and temperature requirements, homogenization location and pressure requirements.