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Protein Trends & Technologies Website

Global Food Forums’ Protein Trends & Technologies website was founded and is managed by food-industry professionals who have provided product developers with formulation advice for more than 25 years. Our Protein Trends & Technologies website gives food product developers the tools necessary to formulate foods and beverages with protein-based ingredients. Information provided by impartial food industry experts includes introduction of novel proteins; ingredient functionality; ingredient interactions; processing technology; updated regulatory data; nutrition; consumer trends; and more.

We hope you’ll take the time to explore our Food Proteins website. Let us know how we can meet your needs.

Claudia O’Donnell, Co-Owner & Peter Havens, Co-Owner

  •  8th annual Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar (October 25–26, 2022, Westin NW Hotel, Itasca, Illinois [a northwest suburb of Chicago]. This food science and applications-oriented, in-person event provides food scientists & product developers working on protein enhanced, plant-based foods, beverages and supplements with practical & impartial formulation advice.
  • Check out Global Food Forums Webinar Library offering applications/food science webinars on proteins, clean label & sugar reduction/sweeteners.
  • The Food Protein Magazine website offers dozens of technical publications (downloadable) on proteins. Refer to the Clean Label website and Sweeteners website for Global Food Forums’ magazines on those topics.
  • Check out several expert speaker Video presentations, not only on food protein topics, but other Global Food Forums’ specialties, including clean label and sweeteners.
  • Investigate hundreds of articles on Protein Food Science, Key Consumer Trends, New Product Introductions and past conference presentations in our Articles & R&D Academy sections below.
  • Click here to see past Protein Trends & Technologies Seminars
  • Please also visit our Clean Label and Sweetener Systems websites.
2021 Protein Trends & Technologies Webinar Magazine

2021 Protein Trends & Technologies Webinar Magazine

In the spring of 2021, Global Food Forums developed its first Premium Protein Webinar titled “Overcoming Technical Issues: Formulating with Protein Ingredients.” This publication, the 2021 Protein Trends & Technologies Webinar Magazine, is primarily based on...

Soy Protein Delivers on Nutrition, Quality & Sustainability

Soy Protein Delivers on Nutrition, Quality & Sustainability

Soy Protein Delivers on Nutrition, Quality & Sustainability The Plant-Based Protein Debate A webinar by U.S. Soy & Qualisoy® titled “The Plant-Based Protein Debate: What Consumers Want,” and hosted by Global Food Forums, provided detailed information on...

Formulating High-Protein Ice Cream-Part 2

Formulating High-Protein Ice Cream-Part 2

The intricacies of developing high protein ice cream were described In Part 1 of the post summarizing the webinar “Formulating Excellent Quality, High-Protein Ice Cream.”  Here in Formulating High-Protein Ice Cream - Part 2, the emphasis is placed on ways in which...

Formulating High-Protein Ice Cream-Part 1

Formulating High-Protein Ice Cream-Part 1

Ingredients used in any formulation are important regardless of the finished product, but the types and amounts of ingredients used in formulating high-protein ice cream are particularly critical in achieving the desired outcome. This post is the first of two which...

2022 Innovative New Protein Products

2022 Innovative New Protein Products Sampling Station is part of the in-person 2022 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar. Samples of products marked by this icon ♣ will be available to taste. They include formulated, protein-based foods, beverages and supplements...

A Look at Biltong, an On-Trend Snack [Consumer Product]

A Look at Biltong, an On-Trend Snack [Consumer Product]

When we started Ember snacks, Harry and I wanted to focus on something more than just a snack. We believe in the importance of red meat and having good quality red meat that is grass-fed and free of any chemicals, to be specific. We wanted the focus of snacking to...

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