Nearly 1 in 2 consumers are interested in plant-based food and beverages; while 24% of the global consumer base identifies with being flexitarian. Learn more about how Beneo can provide solutions for producing plant-based products.
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.
Among flexitarians, trust in the safety of plant-based products is high, but concerns remain over cost and limited choice
November 9, 2021
Among flexitarians (those who usually but not exclusively follow vegetarian or vegan diets), trust in the safety of plant-based products is high, but concerns remain over cost and limited choice. Innova’s research does, however, show a widespread desire among European consumers of all types to sample more plant-based alternatives across a range of products.
ON DEMAND: Plant-based foods sales have grown 43% in the past two years, which is nine times faster than total food sales. Where are white space opportunities for new plant-based products? What technologies also present opportunities and challenges ahead? To address these questions, Prepared Foods brings food formulators an exclusive one-hour thought leadership webinar.
ON DEMAND: Many desserts today continue to be produced using animal-based ingredients (E.g. Gelatine). However, consumer insights show that vegan and plant based products continue to be on the rise. In this webinar, we examine the properties and impact of various hydrocolloids and how they are used to create two different desserts– A gel dessert and a coconut based dessert.