Food Protein Articles

Antibiotics & Childrens’ Food Allergies

Antibiotics & Childrens’ Food Allergies

Ahead of the winter germs season, will you be demanding antibiotics for your children’s woes? A new study published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice reveals that antibiotic use is linked to the development of food allergies in children –...

Muscle Protein Synthesis, Whole vs Egg Whites

Muscle Protein Synthesis, Whole vs Egg Whites

While the effect of the consumption of isolated protein sources dissolved in liquid beverages has been documented, the impact of consuming a food such as whole eggs on postprandial protein metabolism has rarely been studied. Recent research put this question squarely...

Food Allergies: A Challenge for Current & Emerging Proteins

Food Allergies: A Challenge for Current & Emerging Proteins

June 3, 2018 — In a richly illustrated presentation with global and historical examples on the topic of “Food Allergies: A Challenge for Current and Emerging Proteins,” Steve Taylor, Ph.D., Co-Director of the Food Allergy Research & Resource Program at the...

Innovative Challenger Brands Panel Part II

Innovative Challenger Brands Panel Part II

June 2, 2018 — This is the second of two posts on findings gathered from a successful food entrepreneurs panel convened by Global Food Forums. In this post, topics related to authenticity and transparency as well as exit strategies are delved into. Click here to...

Innovative Challenger Brands Panel on Proteins – Part I

Innovative Challenger Brands Panel on Proteins – Part I

June 2, 2018 — The food and beverage industries today enjoy a historical confluence of rapidly shifting consumer trends and low barriers to entrepreneurship, generating a flood of innovation. To explore the motivations as well as technical and business challenges of...

Functional Properties of Plant Proteins

Functional Properties of Plant Proteins

June 1, 2018 — Trends driving consumer demand for plant proteins include health and well-being; the desire for plant-based and clean label products; and concerns related to food security and sustainability. The number of opportunities to use plant-based proteins will...

Accuracy in Protein Labeling: Following the Letter of the Law

Accuracy in Protein Labeling: Following the Letter of the Law

WHEN IT COMES TO labeling, or more specifically, accuracy in protein labeling given the litigious society we live in, food and ingredient manufacturers have more to worry about than government oversight from the FDA and FTC. “The FDA looks at your labeling; the FTC...

Strategic Business Development & Emerging Ingredients

Strategic Business Development & Emerging Ingredients

June 1, 2018 — As technology pipelines continue to pump new plant and animal protein options into food and beverage domains, it is critical that marketers learn to develop strong, compelling and clearly understandable narratives to properly explain these emergent...

Maximizing Benefits: Whey Protein Formulations

Maximizing Benefits: Whey Protein Formulations

June 1, 2018 — At the outset of his presentation, “Formulating with Whey in a Fully Transparent Market,” Chris Lockwood, Ph.D., President, Lockwood LLC, described some of the advantages that protein possesses, including its function as the only major nutrient to...

Helpful Insights on Proteins and Flavors

Helpful Insights on Proteins and Flavors

June 1, 2018 — No food ingredient may be more influential than flavors. “We make selections about taste and preference of food based on these small sets of molecules that are barely perceptible and measurable,” said Robert McGorrin, Ph.D., CFS, Department Head and...