Consumer Food Trends

[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...

Changes in Food Development, Marketing and Distribution to Consumers

Changes in Food Development, Marketing and Distribution to Consumers

“CHANGE HAS NEVER HAPPENED THIS FAST, and it will never be this slow again.” Andria Long, Growth Advisor, drew upon her years of innovation experience working with consumer-packaged goods (CPG) companies to lay out thought-provoking challenge scenarios for the future...

Consumer Sales Data on Plant and Animal Proteins

Consumer Sales Data on Plant and Animal Proteins

HIGH-PROTEIN DIETS mean different things to different people. So stated Kasey Farrell, Data Product Manager, Product Intelligence Team SPINS, while setting the stage for her talk “The Age of Protein: Emerging Opportunity for Plant-Based Alternatives.” Historically,...

Market Size and Applications for Dairy Proteins

Market Size and Applications for Dairy Proteins

THE DAIRY INGREDIENT SECTOR remains a dynamic and crucial source of proteins for foods and beverages. The global market for dairy proteins includes many mature ingredients. “However, it is the newer ingredients, such as native whey, micellar casein and peptides, that...

Where U.S. Consumer Protein Dollars are Spent

Where U.S. Consumer Protein Dollars are Spent

MORE THAN HALF OF U.S. CONSUMERS say that they have protein at every meal. That equates to over 300 billion meals with protein per year in the U.S. and Canada. “Of these consumers, 31% say that the source of their protein does matter, and 20% are actively monitoring...

Consumer Attitudes & Protein Sources: An Overview

Consumer Attitudes & Protein Sources: An Overview

CONSUMERS AROUND THE GLOBE are increasingly interested in eating more protein, and they are obtaining that protein from an evolving variety of sources. Julie Johnson, General Manager of HealthFocus International, presented illuminating results from several recent...

Wella Cashew Cacao Chaga Bar 2020 Protein Sampling Station

Wella Cashew Cacao Chaga Bar 2020 Protein Sampling Station

A new variety of Wella Bar, Cashew Cacao & Chaga, was launched in 2019. It has a number of "on-trend" characteristics such as the need for a refrigerated distribution chain (thus avoiding the need for emulsifiers), plant-based proteins and chaga mushrooms. This...

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...

2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

The 7th annual Global Food Forums® Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar was held May 21-22, 2019 in Itasca, Illinois, USA. Tuesday, May 21st — 2019 Protein Seminar Pre-Conference Program: Protein Business Strategies The Business Strategies program focused on...

Protein Proliferation Presentation

Protein Proliferation Presentation

Decisions as to where consumers could obtain protein use to revolve around center of the plate choices in the form of one barnyard animal or another. Today, consumers look for and find protein from a multitude of sources. It isn’t just vegans and vegetarians drinking...