Ingredient functionality

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...

Plant vs. Animal Protein Functionality in Model Systems

Plant vs. Animal Protein Functionality in Model Systems

“FUNCTIONAL DIFFERENCES BETWEEN dairy and plant proteins will affect performance in beverage and bar applications,” said Hong Jiang, Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research, in her presentation titled “Characterization of Functional and Sensory Properties of Commercial...

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,...

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...

Properties of Protein Ingredients Presentation

Properties of Protein Ingredients Presentation

The world of protein ingredients and the foods that utilize them is growing rapidly. Though dairy proteins are well established and often viewed as the gold standard for flavor, functionality and nutrition, plant proteins are gaining popularity in the market. This...

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 Blends for Functionality Presentation

Protein Blends for Functionality Presentation

The world demand for protein is expected to increase. Most traditional foods incorporate animal-derived proteins, and most ‘new source’ proteins do not yet perform to the same quality in application. Many consumer products bridge the gap by combining proteins from...

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