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Business Insights from Entrepreneurial Companies—Part 1

Business Insights from Entrepreneurial Companies—Part 1

IN THE WORDS OF ONE INDUSTRY WAG, “If you need to attend a class on innovation, you’re no innovator.” If you agree, not so fast! A panel entitled “Managing Innovation: From Entrepreneurial Startups to Going Mainstream” offered attendees of the 2019 Protein Trends...

Sales Data on Plant and Animal Proteins

Sales Data on Plant and Animal Proteins

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...

Hot Issues in Protein Regulations Presentation

Hot Issues in Protein Regulations Presentation

The naming of products using novel and/or plant-based protein sources has been a top focus of federal and state regulators in the past few years. This presentation explored the federal regulatory framework at both FDA and USDA, recent actions at the federal and state...

Consumer Demand, Health & Proteins

Consumer Demand, Health & Proteins

  Consumer Demand, Health & Proteins Consumers are bringing nutrient-dense foods into their diets based on what they think will make them healthier. Kara Nielsen, Innova Market Insights, sees protein as a driving force in these product purchases. This is...

Protein Category Evolution Presentation

Protein Category Evolution Presentation

SPINS identifies trends early through its proprietary retailer network, and the protein trend is one that it has been watching for several years. The presenter spoke about the impact that the protein trend has had at retail, including new categories in which...

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...

Investments & Acquisitions in Protein Industries

Investments & Acquisitions in Protein Industries

In 1960, experts estimated that the amount of food needed by the world in 1990 would double. Today, experts are saying the same doubling of the food supply will be needed by 2050, said Matthew Roberts, CSO for Nature’s Bounty (NBTY), in his Protein Trends &...

Next Generation Protein Opportunities

Next Generation Protein Opportunities

When looking at protein demographics data, the tendency is to focus on the X, Y and Millennial generations—and on how to create new products that appeal to those consumers. In discussing the next generation in protein opportunities, A. Elizabeth Sloan, Ph.D.,...

Sustainable Proteins Presentation

Sustainable Proteins Presentation

Consumers desire for increased protein consumption through formats from nutrition bars and beverages to sports products has encouraged much of the recent M&A and private investment activity in the dietary supplement and functional foods sectors. Additionally, the...

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