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.”
Amano introduces savory enzyme for plant protein products
March 3, 2021
Amano Enzyme introduces Umamizyme™ Pulse, a non-GMO enzyme designed for use in a variety of plant protein products to produce a pleasant, savory (umami) flavor, similar to that provided by monosodium glutamate (MSG), as well as a sensation of richness and complexity (kokumi).
The company will operate two facilities that can produce a wide range of high-quality, sustainable, specialty pulse-based concentrates and flours
November 2, 2020
Ingredion Incorporated, a global provider of ingredient solutions to the food and beverage manufacturing industry, announced that it has signed an agreement with James Cameron and Suzy Amis Cameron to acquire the remaining portion of ownership in Verdient Foods Inc. that the company did not already own.
Clextral hosts extrusion workshop for plant-based foods development
March 13, 2019
Attendees will learn about innovations in plant-based applications, and hands-on demonstrations will show techniques to create foods—from meat replacements to entrees, to protein snacks with high consumer appeal.
BEST Pea Hull Fibers are considered by FDA as an "intrinsic and intact" dietary fiber
March 29, 2017
In May 2016, the US FDA shook the fiber world when it released its long awaited final rule Nutrition and Supplement Facts Label Regulations. Several previously approved fibers, including oat fiber and inulin, were excluded from the new definitions. Customers have been left in limbo, wondering whether they need to be scrambling to find another fiber.
Consumers are looking for nutritious and delicious products with enhanced protein that also taste good. They also seek non-GMO, gluten-free, vegetarian and sustainably sourced ingredients in the products they purchase.
Today, practically everything—from nuggets to vegetables to wings—is breaded, battered, and glazed. Such treatments can add additional color, flavor, and texture and, sometimes, even add a boost in nutrition or extended shelflife.