Welcome to Global Food Forums’ Protein Trends & Technologies

We are pleased to be a trustworthy source of information on food protein ingredients for food industry professionals. The 8th annual Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar is scheduled for September 28-29, 2021, at the Westin NW Hotel, Itasca, Illinois (a northwest suburb of Chicago). Please visit this website as more details become available. Two separate programs comprise this event.

  • Pre-Conference Programs: Protein Business Strategies focus on factors impacting the global protein ingredient market. Critical information is designed for anyone guiding a protein ingredient business or for those for whom proteins impact their work responsibilities.
  • Technology Programs: Formulating with Proteins provide R&D and application scientists with non-commercial, expert information. Topics include how to work with protein ingredients in food, beverage and nutritional products. Information typically provided includes emerging proteins, consumer and food product trends, nutrition, allergens and regulatory hurdles among others.

In the meantime we have been busy launching this new food protein-oriented website. We encourage you to investigate the hundreds of protein articles, R&D Academy presentations (including educational videos) and post-conference magazines. See links direct links to the R&D Academy and Articles below.

Please also visit our Clean Label and Sweetener Systems websites. Click here to see past Protein Trends & Technologies Seminars.

[Webinar] Plant-Based Protein Debate: What Consumers Want

[Webinar] Plant-Based Protein Debate: What Consumers Want

The rapid rise in popularity of plant-proteins has resulted in an explosion of new plant-based foods across all product categories. While secure supply-chains, price and ingredient functionality are top priorities for food companies, what do consumer prioritize when...

2020 Flavoring Protein-Based Products Magazine

2020 Flavoring Protein-Based Products Magazine

Global Food Forums’ editorial staff has prepared a 2020 Flavoring Protein-Based Products Magazine. The food science technical publication contains key post-conference summaries of presentations by impartial and non-commercial recognized authorities in the food...

2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Post Conference Magazine

2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Post Conference Magazine

The 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Post Conference Magazine provides a summary of key points from speakers at this event. This is North America’s largest event dedicated to the food protein technology, the protein ingredient marketplace and applied...

How Much Protein Is In Concentrates & Isolates

How Much Protein Is In Concentrates & Isolates

As a media company, Global Food Forums is very involved in the food protein ingredient industry. As such, we occasionally are asked if we know what regulations or industry standards exist on how much protein in concentrates & isolates. Click on the image to open a...

Consumer Research on Protein Consumption

Consumer Research on Protein Consumption

February 23, 2021 — Taste is the number one purchase driver of nutrition and performance products with 52% of 1,200 U.S. respondents citing it in recent study. In a press release, Comax Flavors provides new primary consumer research on protein consumption including...

Dietary Protein Consumption

Dietary Protein Consumption

COMMON MYTHS REGARDING dietary protein were a key focus of the presentation, titled “New News About Protein: How Much is Too Much…and Not Enough,” provided by Steve Hertzler, Ph.D., RD, Sr. Scientist, Clinical Research, Abbott Nutrition. “Can protein give you energy?”...

[Ingredient] Chickpea Isolate 90 Percent Protein

[Ingredient] Chickpea Isolate 90 Percent Protein

February 23, 2021 — In a press release today, FoodTech start-up ChickP Protein, Ltd. announces full commercial production of its  chickpea isolate, 90 percent protein. The company is simultaneously expanding its global activities, having kicked-off a venture in the US...

Equinom First Seed Breeding Company and R&D Center

Equinom First Seed Breeding Company and R&D Center

Equinom, Ltd., Givat Brenner, Israel, is the first seed breeding company to open an R&D center that houses all vital departments together –biochemistry, applications, sensory, and breeding. The new center will enable these departments to work and communicate...

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