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Pea protein trend sparks allergy warning

By Oliver Morrison

The increased use of concentrated pea protein in plant-based products could be a factor in rising reports of allergy to peas, warn campaigners.

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Could ‘hybrid’ products meet booming flexitarian demand?

By Katy Askew

Flexitarian consumers are a key segment driving the plant-based boom. But while this group might be motivated to reduce their meat consumption by health and environmental concerns, taste remains king. Could the development of ‘hybrid’ products, containing...