Your plant-based product's success may rely on this one element. Credit: Getty/Rocky89


The role of fats in plant-based foods

By Bethan Grylls

The experts at Cargill and Planted explain the importance of fats in meat and how they're creating successful plant-based fats to mimic desirable characteristics.

Products made with real fruit and vegetable pieces will be available at Taura’s stand


Natural and clean-tasting lead the way

By Noli Dinkovski

Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) brings the world’s leading ingredients makers under one roof for three days in Frankfurt.

AFI’s new whey protein is aimed at drinks that contain dairy

Product guide

HiE: Peptides and proteins

By Noli Dinkovski

This year’s Health Ingredients Europe (HiE) and Natural Ingredients (Ni) shows – taking place at Messe Frankfurt from November 29 to December 1 – will be a showcase for the latest innovation in healthy reformulation. Here, we detail some of the product...

All-natural: Frutarom will showcase the next generation of antioxidants for instant drinks


Vitafoods Europe: products on show

By Noli Dinkovski

Here’s our round-up of the latest products, trends and research to be unveiled at next month’s Vitafoods Europe.

 Studies: claim pea protein may yield health benefits that stimulate the body’s peptide production

Pea proteins shown to stimulate peptide levels

By Noli Dinkovski

Pea proteins, which can be used in energy bars, nutrition rich food, cereals, snacks and confectionery, are currently proving highly popular, US firm PGP International has suggested.

BHJ Ingredients has merged with two other companies to become Essentia Protein Solutions

45 new jobs at BHJ Ingredients following merger

By Nicholas Robinson

BHJ Ingredients has created 45 new innovation roles after merging with two US sister companies to form Essentia Protein Solutions, its coo Asger Jacobsen has revealed.

Dairy protein firms have welcomed the new method

Protein shake-up

By Paul Gander

Do new ways of assessing and scoring protein quality reflect the complexity of the debate? Paul Gander asks some of the experts

Peptones are used for growing bacteria and fungi in nutrition

From fish waste to yeast

By Lorraine Mullaney

A Norwegian government initiative is investigating the commercial viability of extracting peptones from marine by-products and developing them for use in the production of high-value nutrition products.

Protein supplementation is exploding into the mainstream

Mainstream muscle

By Michelle Knott

Protein supplementation is no longer the preserve of the bodybuilding beefcakes, reports Michelle Knott

There'll be gel to pay

There'll be gel to pay

By Rod Addy

As Winston Churchill said at a crucial time during the Second World War: "This is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is the end of the beginning." For food, drink and ingredients processors battling with health claims...

Save waste: cash in the chips

Save waste: cash in the chips

By Sarah Britton

Vegetable processors could benefit from new technology, which can turn potato waste into a valuable protein.Potato ingredients supplier Solanic has...


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