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Sweetener Systems Library

Sweetener Systems Library

Welcome to Sweetener Systems Library, which provides free access to valuable speaker presentations and post-conference summaries. A Protein Trends & Technologies Library and Clean Label Library that provide access to summaries and presentations from past seminars...

Keto-friendly Food Development

Keto-friendly Food Development

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...

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...

Formulating with Proteins: Processing & Flavor Challenges

Formulating with Proteins: Processing & Flavor Challenges

February 23, 2017—In consumers who regularly consume protein beverages, whey protein is the most desired protein, followed by milk protein, said MaryAnne Drake, Ph.D., Professor of Food Science at North Carolina State University, in her 2016 Protein Trends &...

Dairy Protein Market Forces to Watch

Dairy Protein Market Forces to Watch

June 7, 2016 - In discussing dairy protein market forces to watch, Duane Banderob has noticed that the conversation has shifted in recent years in regards to milk production. Cow production amounts used to be the central topic—farmers bragged about their cow...

Will the FDA’s Proposed Label Changes Impact Proteins?

Will the FDA’s Proposed Label Changes Impact Proteins?

Will the FDA's proposed label changes impact proteins? From what can be gathered thus far (May 2015), the FDA’s proposed changes to nutritional information listings will generally not impact protein ingredients directly, but they may indirectly affect them. If...

Steaks to Shakes: Protein on Shopping Lists

Steaks to Shakes: Protein on Shopping Lists

November 11, 2015—Protein is on consumers’ shopping lists for many reasons—wellness, strength, energy and satiety among them—but what’s become equally diverse in recent years is where those shoppers find it. In her presentation, “Steaks to Shakes: Protein on Shopping...

Challenges & Solutions When Working with Protein & Fiber

Challenges & Solutions When Working with Protein & Fiber

November 13, 2014 - Protein and fiber are added to food systems for many reasons, both functional and nutritional. However, with their addition comes the need for ingredient and processing adjustments, depending on the final food and its desired characteristics, which...

Applying Chemistry to Solve Protein Flavoring Issues

Applying Chemistry to Solve Protein Flavoring Issues

November 7, 2014 - One need not be an industry veteran to know the consumer’s bottom line is taste—and its close companion is flavor. Yet, as more proteins find their way into everything from sports beverages to energy bars, product developers are applying chemistry...

Protein and the Global Consumer

Protein and the Global Consumer

October 3, 2014 -  The biggest factors that determine whether a consumer will purchase one brand’s product vs. another rarely change: They are price, better taste and better nutrition. The items that typically follow are things consumers want less of, such as fat,...

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