Lifestyle Diets

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,...

RDA Determination and Over or Under Consumption of Proteins

RDA Determination and Over or Under Consumption of Proteins

COMMON MYTHS REGARDING dietary protein were a key focus of the presentation, titled “New News About Protein: How Much is Too Much…and Not Enough,” provided by Steve Hertzler, Ph.D., RD, Sr. Scientist, Clinical Research, Abbott Nutrition. “Can protein give you energy?”...

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...

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...

Specialty Diets for Athletes to Elderly Needs

Specialty Diets for Athletes to Elderly Needs

MARIE SPANO, MSC, RD, CSCS, CSSD, leading Sports Nutrition Expert began her talk, “Sports Nutrition and Specialty Diets: From Keto to Vegan,” by emphasizing that protein isn’t only for bodybuilders. It also has a powerful role in weight management; functional living...

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...

Sports Nutrition Specialty Diets Presentation

Sports Nutrition Specialty Diets Presentation

How can you formulate with protein and meet a wide array of consumer needs? Advice on timing protein consumption, including types and amounts for optimal results has become increasingly sophisticated. On top of this, consumers are following very specific dietary...

Development Challenges: Protein & Keto-Friendly Foods Presentation

Development Challenges: Protein & Keto-Friendly Foods Presentation

Formulating new food products with a high-protein and keto-friendly profile presents unique challenges for delivering the flavor and nutrition profiles expected by a discerning and expanding consumer market. Beyond the challenges of achieving the taste and texture to...

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