Ingredient functionality

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

Chris Lockwood, Ph.D., President, Lockwood LLC spoke at the 2018 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar - Technical Program: Formulating with Proteins. His presentation was titled "Formulating with Whey in a Transparent Market."  As consumer trends dismantle the...

Plant Protein Physiochemical Properties Presentation

Plant Protein Physiochemical Properties Presentation

Anusha Samaranayaka, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, POS Bio-Sciences spoke on "Plant Protein Physiochemical Properties" at the 2018 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar. Samaranayaka's presentation noted that plant proteins are taking the center stage. They are needed...

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...

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...

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...

Formulating with Milk Proteins Presentation

Formulating with Milk Proteins Presentation

Even as media buzzes with news on proteins from insects and an emerging array of plant materials, milk proteins remain at the cornerstone in many food and beverage applications. The main reasons include better flavor, nutrition and functionality. The milk proteins are...

Protein Flavoring Challenges Presentation

Protein Flavoring Challenges Presentation

From algae to whey, sources of proteins for use in foods and beverages continue to proliferate. Proteins are formulated into products for their nutritional and functional benefits, but final products must also meet consumers’ high expectations for taste. Flavoring any...