Perfecting Fortified Plant Protein Beverages

Contributed by Khoo Kim Ching, Futura Ingredients   The pandemic has pushed us to re-evaluate what health means to each individual. For some of us, that would mean exercising more regularly or giving up on bad habits. Some have also opted to switch diets and maintain a healthier plant-based lifestyle. In recent years, we…

The Rise Of K-food As The Next Plant-Based Diet

Contributed by Sunny Moon, Food and Nutrition Consultant at Euromonitor International High Consumption Of Vegetables In Korea The movie Minari has recently been in the global spotlight. The film depicts the story of a Korean family that moves to settle in America in the 1980s. While the father plants Korean…

Sustainable Proteins & Plant-Based Market Set To Expand In Asia

Plant-based solutions that offer taste, health and nutrition, clean-label, and a strong sustainability message have the potential to win over consumers in Asia. By Juan Aguiriano, Group Head of Sustainability, Kerry Group. As consumers become more aware of health, environmental, and ethical concerns, they are increasingly seeking out plant-based alternatives.…

ADM Advances Protein Innovation with Opening of New Plant-Based Lab in Singapore

ADM (NYSE: ADM) today celebrated the opening of its new cutting-edge, plant-based innovation lab, located in ADM’s Biopolis research hub in Singapore. The lab will develop next-level, on-trend and nutritious products to meet growing food and beverage demand in the Asia-Pacific region. “ADM is a pioneer in plant-based nutrition innovation,…

Top Five Global Trends That Will Shape The Food Industry In 2021

ADM, a global leader in nutrition and partner to the world’s leading consumer brands, has released its view on the five food and beverage trends that will impact the way consumers eat and drink in the new year. Based on in-depth research from ADM’s proprietary OutsideVoiceSM consumer insights platform, the report…

An Overview Of The Top 5 Technology Trends For 2021

The pandemic has pushed consumers to not only expect better-tasting and healthier food but also consider a brand’s sustainability efforts towards a greener planet. The novel coronavirus has changed how we shop, where we shop, and what we consume. Consumers have adapted to a new normal, creating and shifting trends…

Emulsifiers & Hydrocolloids In Plant-Based Protein Revolutions

Understanding the fundamentals of plant proteins, emulsifiers and hydrocolloids are the essence at the beginning of the product development adventure. By LaiYee Lee—Assistant Manager, Technology, Futura Ingredients. The revolution: the move from animal to plant proteins is taking place. The positive impact to the environment such as reduced carbon footprint…

Growing Demand For Healthy, Convenient Plant-Based Beverages

Some of the most common problems facing manufacturers of plant-based beverages—separation, sedimentation and gelation, for example—are similar to those encountered with dairy. However, working with plant-based raw materials throws up some unique challenges, one of which is the sheer number of variables involved.    Plant-Based For Centuries The “plant-based revolution”…

Big Demand For Vegan Ice-Cream

Did you know? Vegan ice-cream accounts for 7 percent of all ice-cream launches around the world. By Mintel.  Consumers around the world are going wild for plant-based innovation and ice-cream is no exception. According to the latest research from Mintel Global New Product Database (GNPD), vegan ice-cream accounts for an…
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