Manufacturers must address areas of taste, texture and variety to satisfy growing interest in plant-based foods
March 25, 2019
“People are motivated to alter their diets to include more plant-based foods because they believe it will enhance their overall wellness, provide specific health benefits and help the environment,” says Mark Cornthwaite, marketing manager, DuPont Nutrition & Health.
New ground beef alternative is made with a blend of pea, mung bean, and rice proteins
March 7, 2019
Looking to take a bite out of the multi-trillion-dollar meat industry, Beyond Beef aims to replicate ground beef, the largest segment in the beef category. The area is ripe for innovation with nearly 70% of consumers reducing their meat intake, with a particular focus on red and processed meat.
The new Impossible Burger has as much bioavailable iron and protein as a comparable serving of ground beef from cows
January 9, 2019
Impossible Foods launched its next-generation Impossible Burger at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) -- the first food ever showcased at the show, which features breakthrough technologies from connected homes to autonomous cars.
Comax Flavors shares 2019 Flavor Trends with new flavors divided into four unique collections
November 27, 2018
Drink To Your Health is a collection of better-for-you beverages while Meatless Meals addresses consumers’ effort to eat less meat and incorporate more plant-based protein into their diets. A Passage To India capitalizes on the growing younger demographics’ attraction to multicultural flavors while Steeped In Culture taps into consumers’ interest in high-impact fermented and pickled flavors.
While the media are abuzz with news of meat and dairy analogs from sources such as such as algae, insects, microbial biomass, and cultivated animal, plants still rule the meat and dairy substitute kingdom.
Field Roast uses fresh whole food ingredients — grains, vegetables, legumes and spices — to craft artisanal plant-based meat and cheese offerings
August 28, 2018
Field Roast’s ever-expanding array of products includes plant-based roasts, sausages, deli slices, loaves, a frankfurter, a burger, and vegan cheese slices. The company’s newest products are a line of frozen snacks, which includes mini corn dogs and FRuffalo wings as well as Mac ‘n Chao line.
Check out the October 2019 issue of Prepared Foods, featuring our cover story on new gums, fibers and starches that are adding function and on-trend appeal, the growing popularity of portable, on-the-go eating, and much more.