Finnish nutrition start-up Ambronite is launching a new range of meal replacement products. When compared to other ‘smart food’ options on the market, Ambronite believes it delivers something different: complete, sustainable nutrition with a clean label.
Ingredients distributor Univar Solutions has entered into an agreement to sell Seaweed & Co. ingredients in Europe. The ‘exciting new portfolio’ of ‘innovative seaweed ingredients’ will help meet consumer demands around health, taste and sustainability,...
Flavours and fragrances giant Givaudan has developed ‘breakthrough’ new solutions to mask off-notes in plant-based protein formulations and extended its ‘SmartTools’ programme to make product development faster and cheaper.
Fed up with the limited range of “really bland” and highly processed meat analogues available for vegans and vegetarians, a German start-up has developed plant-based chicken alternatives using a new protein source: the laetiporus mushroom.
The disastrous environmental effects of unsustainable palm oil production has ‘demonised’ the commodity for consumers. Is soy, which is similarly associated with deforestation, biodiversity loss and climate change, heading for the same fallout?
Demand for meat analogues is booming as ever more sophisticated plant-protein products are developed. Future growth of the sector will benefit from diversified protein sources, ingredients specialist Roquette predicts.
The six ‘most promising’ plant-based proteins for the food industry have been identified by researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, who scored the protein sources according to commercial, nutritional and sustainability factors.