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Dietary Protein Consumption

Dietary Protein Consumption

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?”...

U.S. Consumer Protein Dollar Spending

U.S. Consumer Protein Dollar Spending

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...

Sustainable Protein Food Strategies

Sustainable Protein Food Strategies

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

Protein Quality Measurements, Claims

Protein Quality Measurements, Claims

INITIALLY, PROTEIN ASSESSMENT involves gathering evidence necessary to support protein claims on food labels. In his presentation titled “The Impact of Processing on Protein Quality Measurements: Implications for Protein Content Claims,” James D. House, Ph.D., of the...

Plant vs Animal Protein Functionality

Plant vs Animal Protein Functionality

“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...

Sports Nutrition and Specialty Diets

Sports Nutrition and Specialty Diets

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. Sports nutrition and specialty diets play a powerful role in weight...

Consumer Views on Protein

Consumer Views on Protein

CONSUMER VIEWS ON PROTEIN 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...

Wella Cashew Cacao Chaga Bar 2020 Protein Sampling Station

A new variety of Wella Bar, Cashew Cacao & Chaga, was launched in 2019. It has a number of "on-trend" characteristics such as the need for a refrigerated distribution chain (thus avoiding the need for emulsifiers), plant-based proteins and chaga mushrooms. This...

High Protein Labeling Regulations

High Protein Labeling Regulations

EMERGING HIGH PROTEIN-BASED FOODS could trigger implications under existing U.S. Federal Standards of Identity (SOI) regarding high protein labeling regulations, explained Jessica O’Connell, Partner with the international law firm, Covington & Burling LLP, in her...

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...