Sustainability

[Webinar] The Plant-Based Protein Debate: What Consumers Want

[Webinar] The Plant-Based Protein Debate: What Consumers Want

The Plant-Based Protein Debate: What Consumers Want Scroll to the bottom of this page to access the On Demand Video Abstract: The popularity of plant-proteins has resulted in an explosion of new plant-based foods. While secure supply-chains, price and ingredient...

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...

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...

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...

Emerging Opportunities in Cellular Agriculture Presentation

Emerging Opportunities in Cellular Agriculture Presentation

From reducing environmental damage and improved human health to feeding a growing population and improving animal welfare, there are many arguments for reducing our reliance on animal agriculture. Although once the fodder of science fiction, foods from animal cell...

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...

IKEA Kickstarter Funds Flying SpArk Insect Protein Producer

IKEA Kickstarter Funds Flying SpArk Insect Protein Producer

(Posted 9/17/2017) Start-up companies submitted more than 1,200 applications from 86 different countries, thereby jumping at the opportunity to become part of the first "IKEA Bootcamp" start-up accelerator. One of those company's chosen was the new Israeli food-tech...

Organic Protein Marketplace Presentation

Organic Protein Marketplace Presentation

According to Nielsen, U.S. sales of foods labeled as non-GMO grew from $12.9 billion in 2012 to $21.2 billion in the year ended April 30, 2016. The OTA says a record $43.3 billion in organic product sales was reached in 2015, up 11% from 2014. As demand for these...

Microalgae as an Alternative Protein Source

Microalgae as an Alternative Protein Source

Algal proteins have become a strategic factor for global food and beverage industries, aqua-farming and animal nutrition. Gary Brenner, Owner, Brenner pharma/food Business Development, reminded the audience that algae is a broad category, in his Special Session...