In the study, Glucodia was shown to help prevent insulin resistance and visceral fat accumulation, factors that the study authors say can lead to metabolic syndrome.
Manufacturers are formulating high-protein plant-based bars to deliver on taste, texture, and freshness.
Cargill conducted new global field research in which half of the U.S. consumers surveyed said they consume both dairy and dairy-alternative products.
A New, Highly Concentrated Pea Protein Isolate Lets Formulators Make “Excellent Source of Protein” Claims, Debuts at Natural Products Expo West
Ingredion introduced Vitessence Pulse 1803 pea protein isolate, which the company says contains at least 80% protein, at the Natural Products Expo West trade show.
What Will It Take to Grow the Pea Protein Market? Puris Discusses at Natural Products Expo West 2018
Pea ingredients supplier Puris says that while pea protein is still a fraction of the size of the soy market, the company’s new partnership with Cargill will help grow the pea protein supply.
Carbonated High-Protein Drinks Possible with Whey Protein Isolate: Natural Products Expo West Report
At the March trade show, Milk Specialties Global described how its ProBev heat-stable whey protein isolate enabled the creation of what it said is one of the market’s first sparkling protein waters.
A look at the diversifying sports nutrition market
Manufacturers are offering innovative solutions for achieving dairy-like taste and texture in dairy-free products.
NutraProtein Power Blend is formulated with plant proteins, essential amino acids, and other nutrients, says the company.
Survey results from Mintel show that among 1,876 U.S. internet users aged 18 and older who eat plant-based proteins, taste is the top reason they choose to do so, with 52% of those surveyed ranking it ahead of health (39%), the environment (13%), animal protection (11%), and dietary concerns (10%) as a motivator.