Brabender uses IFFA in Frankfurt, Germany, to showcase lab equipment for alternative proteins
May 17, 2022
Consumers are increasingly more interested in their health as well as issues of environmental protection and sustainability. As a result, many of these same consumer-shoppers are increasing opting for alternative proteins derived from plants and even insects.
Trying to capture the fast-moving plant- and cell-based meat industry is something akin to taking a picture with an old Polaroid instant film camera. It’s only a very quick, momentary snapshot in time while the subject continues to change.
Times of uncertainty can have a significant impact on consumer behaviors, and the global pandemic has been a major change agent throughout the past year. The ways people snack are highly vulnerable to lifestyle shifts, more so than mealtime habits.
The new chips offer a crunchy texture with 3g net carbs and 9g protein per serving
March 26, 2021
Hilo Life launched a keto-friendly, almond flour-based chip. This innovation delivers a crunchy texture and bold flavor with 3g net carbs and 9g protein per serving1. Available in three snack flavor profiles, Nacho Cheese, Ranch and Spicy Salsa, the tortilla style chips were developed for carb-conscious snackers.
Ready-to-eat chicken snacks are all natural, gluten free and a good source of protein
March 17, 2021
K2 Ventures, a Boston-based startup dedicated to creating nutritious, whole ingredient snacks, announced the launch of a new protein snack (jerky) brand called Brave Good Kind (BGK), with all-natural Tender Chicken Bites as its first product.
Sauces, dressings, and condiments, such as mayonnaise, benefit in obvious ways from the emulsifying properties of the egg yolk. While it is easy to observe the importance of a stable emulsion in mayonnaise or a dressing where one can witness the battle between immiscible liquids (typically water and fat) as they strive to separate from each other, emulsifiers play an important although less obvious role in other formulations.
Consumers are more informed about alternative protein sources and are taking full advantage of their knowledge
February 26, 2021
The want of more protein in diets have US consumers seeking the macronutrient from a variety sources, reports The NPD Group. Protein, the nutritional counterpart to fat and carbohydrates, is considered the body’s building blocks, and can be found in a long list of foods, like seafood, meat, poultry, eggs, legumes, and vegetables.