The vertically-integrated snack company expands into a new category
April 13, 2022
LesserEvil, the better-for-you snack brand on a mission to make healthy, organic, less-processed, and sustainable snacks more accessible to everyone, announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Portland, Maine-based R.E.D.D. Bar.
PGP International’s new PROLIFICA texturized pea proteins offer greater formulating versatility
March 8, 2022
The growing trend for vegetarian or flexitarian diets has created a need for more plant-based protein options, especially when it comes to familiar products such as burgers, sausages or meatballs. Consumers are looking for the same taste, texture and experience of traditional meat products while feeling like they are eating healthier and being more sustainable.
Merit Functional Foods’ world-class facility is commercially ready to bring taste-forward, 90% purity pea and canola proteins
November 19, 2021
Merit Functional Foods, a solutions-based plant protein company, is pleased to announce that its new 94,000 square-foot facility in Winnipeg, Manitoba, is fully scaled to supply leading food and beverage customers with the highest purity pea and canola proteins available for use in plant-based applications.
Berger brings 20 years of industry experience to the team including her most recent role as chief executive officer of SydGrönt
November 17, 2021
Berger joins Sproud following its 2020 launch into the US market and most recently its multi-faceted creative campaign that promoted Sproud’s launch in Whole Foods and Sprouts stores across the Los Angeles region, positioning Sproud as a brand to try and keep an eye on.
Butter Buds showcases solutions to overcome pea protein sensory challenges
October 20, 2021
Butter Buds Inc., a global leader in dairy and non-dairy concentrates, offers several solutions to help manufacturers overcome common formulation challenges associated with using pea protein in meat/meat alternative applications. Butter Buds ingredients help improve both the flavor and texture of pea-protein products for great-tasting, clean label foods.
The Dawson, Minn. plant enables the company to meet growing consumer demand for sustainable plant-based foods
October 13, 2021
The state-of-the-art facility more than doubles production capacity for the company, cementing PURIS as the leading supplier of pea protein in North America and accelerating its mission to build a sustainable food system.
Americans still are not meeting the recommended intake levels for dietary fiber, a nutritional failure that can lead to the development of a number of health issues down the road. The shortfall is so critical that the new “Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2020-2025” has designated dietary fiber as “a dietary component of public health concern.”