Tag: protein

Bacon Battles Soaring Inflation with Innovation

As record high prices put a damper on bacon sales, retailers and producers are leveraging innovation to help drive consumer engagement. Per IRI data, dollar sales for bacon totaled $6.4 billion in the week ending …

Is the Future Consumer Flexitarian?

As reported in a recent FoodThink white paper, flexibility is among the top priorities for U.S. consumers when it comes to food shopping and eating behaviors. With food habits and social wellness trends evolving rapidly, …

The Plant-Based Protein Movement and Market Outlook

Plant-based innovations are disrupting the food industry, as the category’s growing prevalence in environmental, social, and governmental (ESG) matters drives investor interest from farm to fork – and beyond. Research from Bloomberg Intelligence suggests the …

Inaugural Protein & Plant Evolution™ Conference Announced

Interactive & Educational Conference Designed to Meet the Needs of Retailers, Foodservice Operators, Food Manufacturers, Investors, Financial Services and Policy Makers, Scheduled for June 1-3 February 16, 2022/FI Newswire/ – The Food Institute and The Lempert …

Will Plant-Based Chicken be the Next Big Menu Item?

Editor’s note: The Food Institute has a new Plant-Based Insider newsletter, coming in February! To sign up, click here.  Plant-based chicken is taking center stage in 2022. KFC is the latest chain to introduce a …

Organic Pea Protein Market Seen Growing on Several Fronts

This article is written and sponsored by Transparency Market Research. The growing  adoption of protein-rich diets by health enthusiasts across the globe is projected to play a key role in the rapid expansion of the organic …

Chile Connected – Food Innovation

Chile Connected – Food Innovation  Connecting the Best Food Suppliers From Chile with the Top Key Players in the US Food Market

Once a Fringe Movement, Veganism Goes Mainstream

A vegan diet is essentially the strictest form of vegetarianism. That is, in addition to avoiding animal flesh, vegans also cut out dairy, eggs and animal-derived ingredients, such as gelatin whey and casein. And as …

Mushroom Market Booming on Alternative Protein, Other Trends  

Mushrooms are currently thriving at the intersection of multiple industry trends, including alternative proteins, food as health, and countertop gardening. A recent report by Grand View Research projected that the global mushroom market value is expected to exceed $50 billion in …

Plant-Based Protein Momentum Not Slowing Down

While plant-based protein still makes up a small portion of the overall protein market, the segment has been gaining significant traction. The plant-based proteins market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 9.5% through …

Breaking Down Bill Gates’ Synthetic-Beef Climate Solution

Microsoft cofounder and philanthropist Bill Gates recently proposed that shifting beef consumption in wealthier countries to 100% synthetic alternatives could significantly reduce carbon emissions in the long term, reported MIT Technology Review (Feb. 14). But …

New Alternative Proteins Set to Go Mainstream

The combination of wanting to eat a healthier diet and reducing the greenhouse gas emissions driving climate change has led to a meteoric rise in meat alternatives. But while consumers are increasingly incorporating plant-based proteins …

Give Peas a Chance: Global Pea Protein Market Primed to Surge

Could pea protein be the next big plant-based alternative? One major food company appears to be banking on it. WORLD’S LARGEST PEA PROTEIN PLANT BEGINS OPERATIONS Roquette, a France-based food ingredient company, has begun operations …

Protein Producers Reach Agreements to Settle in Legal Battles

Multiple protein producers are agreeing to settle in various legal battles regarding price fixing and anticompetitive activity. TYSON, PILGRIM’S PRIDE Tyson Foods Inc. and Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. both struck agreements on Jan. 11 to help …

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Food Industry Bugging Out Over Insect Protein

The edible insect market, which surpassed $112 million in 2019, is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 26.5% from 2020 to 2027 to reach $4.63 billion by 2027, according to Research …

Mankai: Small Plant, Big Protein

Hinoman, an Israeli agri-tech startup, is betting on a tiny, protein-packed vegetable-a member of the duckweed family-to shape the future of global protein consumption. Called Mankai, Hinoman spent close to a decade cultivating this vegetable ...