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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,...

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...

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...

Labeling Regulations & Emerging High Protein-Based Foods

Labeling Regulations & Emerging High Protein-Based Foods

EMERGING HIGH PROTEIN-BASED FOODS could trigger implications under existing U.S. Federal Standards of Identity (SOI), explained Jessica O’Connell, Partner with the international law firm, Covington & Burling LLP, in her presentation titled “From Cellular...

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...

Investments & Acquisitions in Protein Industries

Investments & Acquisitions in Protein Industries

May 1, 2017--Global Food Forums, Inc.’s fourth annual Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar was held in Oak Brook, Ill., USA. A Pre-conference: Business Strategies program was held on May 3rd, 2016, followed by a Technical Program: Formulating with Proteins on May...

Consumer Market Opportunities in Protein

Consumer Market Opportunities in Protein

December 9, 2016—Global Food Forums, Inc.—The following is an excerpt from the “2016 Protein Trends & Technology Report: Formulating with Proteins,” sponsored by Arla Foods Ingredients, Amco Proteins, Givaudan, Orochem Technologies, RiceBran Technologies and...

Steaks to Shakes: Protein on the Shopping Lists

Steaks to Shakes: Protein on the Shopping Lists

November 11, 2015—Global Food Forums, Inc.—The following is an excerpt from the “2015 Protein Trends & Technology Report: Formulating with Proteins,” sponsored by Arla Foods Ingredients.  About the Seminar: Following sold-out events in 2013 and 2014, the 2015...

Plant Protein Extrusion Presentation

Plant Protein Extrusion Presentation

Proteins possess a variety of properties enabling them to emulsify, thicken and contribute other needed functions to a food’s matrix. In some situations, however, protein claims but not their actions are desired. In other cases, specific meat-mimicking characteristics...

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