Nebraska facility will produce high-quality protein isolates primarily for the nutrition, health and wellness categories
September 18, 2020
Jorgen Kokke, executive vice president, global specialties and president of North America, and Jim Zallie, Ingredion’s president and CEO, officially unveiled the company’s latest state-of-the-art plant-based protein manufacturing facility in South Sioux City, Neb., with members from the company’s senior management team as well as its board of directors. The newly opened facility will produce high-quality protein isolates primarily for the nutrition, health and wellness categories.
Enzyme Development Corporation introduces food-grade biocatalyst, a botanical protease, ENZECO® FICIN 100
September 3, 2020
Ficin, a natural non-GMO proteolytic biocatalyst from the latex of Ficus species (tropical fig tree), is approved for use in food and perfect for clean label products. Ficin functions similarly to other plant cysteine proteases, such as Papain and Bromelain, but has a lower deactivation temperature, making it ideal for meat tenderizing applications, particularly thin cuts of meat such as fajita strips.
New ice cream is lactose free, cholesterol free and vegan
August 20, 2020
Made with a one-of-a-kind animal-free whey protein and changing how ice cream treats the environment, Brave Robot is a brand for The Urgent Company, a new, next generation natural foods CPG company that is committed to making the world a better place through everything from ingredients to conscious packaging.
While whole eggs, yolks and egg whites all supply practical benefits to baked goods, it is egg whites that achieve a lofty, stable foam for aeration or a leavening effect. In fact, egg whites, when whipped, can produce foam six to eight times greater in volume than the original liquid.
American Egg Board shares Gen Z consumer insights research
July 27, 2020
This year’s Institute of Food Technologists’ SHIFT20 event focused on the future of food. In conjunction, the American Egg Board shared its latest white paper on Gen Z, which is just beginning to make its mark on food and beverage innovation.
Funding will accelerate sweet protein platform development, commercialize consumer concepts, and establish partnerships with better-for-you CPG partners
July 21, 2020
Joywell Foods, a food technology company developing a sweet protein portfolio, announced the closing of a $6.9M Series A financing round. The round was led by Evolv Ventures, a venture fund backed by Kraft Heinz.
Eggs are one of the best sources of choline, an essential nutrient critical for fetal brain development. The Advisory Committee classified choline as an important nutrient that is under-consumed by all Americans. Importantly, 92% of pregnant women fail to meet the daily Adequate Intake (AI) recommendations for choline.
DSM and Avril form Olatein joint venture to produce canola (rapeseed) proteins for global food market
July 16, 2020
Protein is a crucial part of a healthy diet. As the world’s population heads towards 10 billion by 2050, more protein will be needed that is produced within planetary boundaries. To help meet the growing demand for proteins, DSM and Avril have established a partnership (75/25) and formed Olatein.
Danisco Planit line offers solutions for plant-based food and beverages
July 2, 2020
Danisco Planit™ marks the latest evolution in DuPont’s plant-based ingredient portfolio – a comprehensive range of functional ingredients and application expertise for food and beverages made with a ‘planet forward,’ sustainable approach.
ON DEMAND:This webinar will feature an overview of a range of every day foods and review formulating techniques that will enhance the nutritional quality of these foods – particularly regarding adding protein – but also covering gluten-free and vegan approaches. We’ll cover items from breakfast, lunch and dinner – including snacks & beverages and a 100% gluten-free, vegan pizza!