Protein is an essential in our diets. However, with consumers today becoming more concerned with ethical and sustainability issues regarding animal protein, manufacturers can instead turn to vegetable protein to fortify food and beverages with, so as to meet consumers’ protein requirements. By Dr Catherine Lefranc-Millot, senior nutrition & health R&D manager, Roquette

Located in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, Canada, this major investment will address the growing demand for plant proteins.

According to researchers from Germany and India, the flowering aquatic plant could additionally enhance typical carb-heavy South Asian diets, and be used as an alternative protein source.

Following the consumer trend for health and wellness, more consumers are cutting back on meat and becoming ‘flexitarians’. What is meant by the term, and what does this mean for the meat and protein industries? By Innova Market Insights

With the health and wellness trend spreading across the food and beverage industry, there is an increasing demand for alternative ingredients such as for protein. How can manufacturers tap into the protein trend with soya protein? By Steve Mott, technical director—Proteins, ADM

According to a Visiongain report, consumers’ interest and demand for healthier options for meat and protein alternatives will drive growth in this market.

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