Food formulation

Business Insights from Entrepreneurial Companies—Part 1

Business Insights from Entrepreneurial Companies—Part 1

IN THE WORDS OF ONE INDUSTRY WAG, “If you need to attend a class on innovation, you’re no innovator.” If you agree, not so fast! A panel entitled “Managing Innovation: From Entrepreneurial Startups to Going Mainstream” offered attendees of the 2019 Protein Trends...

Business Insights from Entrepreneurial Companies—Part 1

Business Insights from Entrepreneurial Companies—Part 2

“Managing Innovation: From Entrepreneurial Startups to Going Mainstream” offered attendees of the 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar a practical “how to” guide for innovators. It exposed pitfalls and proffered practical solutions to the challenges that...

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...

Easy to Long-Range Strategies for Sustainable Protein Foods

Easy to Long-Range Strategies for Sustainable Protein Foods

THE CHALLENGES OF AND POTENTIAL steps toward achieving and maintaining a sustainable, global protein supply were the focus of a presentation from Clyde Don, Ph.D., a consultant in the food science and green chemical industries, based in the Netherlands, and Managing...

Development Considerations for Keto-friendly Foods

Development Considerations for Keto-friendly Foods

DAVID PLANK, A SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW at the University of Minnesota and Managing Principal of WRSS Food and Nutrition Insights, offered valuable insights into developing keto-friendly food products in his presentation titled “Product Challenges in the Development of...

Improving Plant Protein Ingredients

Improving Plant Protein Ingredients

Plant proteins have come to the fore for a number of reasons. For one, [the raw materials generally] cost less than animal proteins. But they also align well with a number of emergent consumer trends, such as vegetarianism, veganism and sustainability. Thus far,...

Protein and Flavor-A Formulation Challenge Presentation

Protein and Flavor-A Formulation Challenge Presentation

Combining flavorings, whether natural or artificial, with protein ingredients generally produces unexpected changes in the finished product’s sensory properties. Complex interactions can result in undesirable off-flavors and/or a changed flavor profile due to flavor...

Formulating with Whey in a Transparent Market Presentation

Formulating with Whey in a Transparent Market Presentation

As consumer trends dismantle the use of proprietary blends and regulators take aim at protein claims, formulators and brands need to evolve in their use of protein if they’re to stay ahead of their competition. Learn why whey is and will remain the protein leader;...

Plant Protein Physiochemical Properties Presentation

Plant Protein Physiochemical Properties Presentation

Plant proteins are taking the center stage to fulfil the rising demand for protein foods and supplements and the need to find sustainable protein sources for a growing world population. While numerous plant protein sources have been introduced into the market, food...

Protein Labeling and Quality Presentation

Protein Labeling and Quality Presentation

The need of accurate estimations of protein quantity and quality has gained further importance because of a new trend of development of protein enhanced products. Kjeldahl and combustion (Dumas) methods are widely accepted for total protein estimation but they lack...

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