DuPont Nutrition & Health debuts new plant-based, 90 percent protein nuggets

9f23e02a-83e5-41fb-a137-3dee51b70f39articleimage.jpg

28 Sep 2017 --- DuPont Nutrition & Health has expanded its 90 percent protein nugget product range, with three new products which have an exceptionally high level of protein and are label friendly. These plant-based nuggets have a neutral flavor and crispy, crunchy texture and are ideal for use in snacks, cereals and nutrition bars, DuPont reports. 

With their high protein level, DuPont notes that these nuggets can help formulators achieve desired protein levels while using liberal amounts of nuts, seeds and fruit to add visual appeal. Available in a range of textures, shapes and sizes, the 90 percent protein nuggets offer a range of possibilities to create innovative and great-tasting products.

“Consumers want products with simple ingredient statements and high protein,” says Jean Heggie, strategic marketing lead, Protein Solutions Business Unit, DuPont Nutrition & Health. “These new additions to our nugget portfolio deliver on those promises while providing excellent taste, crunchy texture and strong visual appeal in nutrition bars, cereals and a range of healthy snacks.”

DuPont Nutrition & Health was the first supplier to offer a 90 percent protein nugget with the initial introduction of Supro Nuggets 570, a light, crispy textured nugget with a barrel shape. Three new 90 percent protein nuggets have now been added to the portfolio, each featuring a unique shape, size and texture: 

  • Supro Nuggets 580 – The firmer texture of this oval-shaped nugget delivers a crunchier texture and better piece integrity during processing, resulting in more appealing bars and snacks.
  • Supro Nuggets 583 – The unstructured shape of this nugget creates visual appeal in clustered cereals, yogurt topping, muesli and bars, while adding crispy, crunchy texture.
  • Supro Nuggets 585 – This larger round-shaped nugget offers a unique appearance and crunchy texture, making it ideal for novel snack formats, nutrition bars and cereals. 

Supro and the other protein brands are part of the DuPont Danisco ingredient range. DuPont also offers Supro Soy Protein products ranging from 60-90 percent protein, Fiber Nuggets delivering a minimum of 55 percent dietary fiber from soy, and Trupro Pea Protein Nuggets. Soy protein and fiber nuggets provide high-quality, plant-based protein and/or fiber nutrition, and a crispy, crunchy texture. They are excellent choices for nutrition bars (extruded, sheeted and baked), clustered cereals and toppings, and a great way to deliver a nutrition boost to a variety of snack and confection formats. 

Related Articles

Nutrition & Health News

Satiety: Mushrooms may trump meat in helping to feel fuller for longer

19 Oct 2017 --- If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, then a new Mushroom Council-funded study suggests mushrooms may be one of the most important ingredients. The study on satiety, published in the October issue of the journal Appetite, indicates that eating a mushroom-rich breakfast may result in less hunger and a greater feeling of fullness after a mushroom breakfast compared to a meat breakfast.

Nutrition & Health News

Health claims on snack bar packaging lead to better consumer sensory acceptance: study

19 Oct 2017 --- A study looking into the influence of package and health-related claims on perception and sensory acceptability of snack bars has found that when health claims were given to consumers, a better sensory acceptance was observed. Among other findings, package attributes, price and flavor were also highlighted on purchase intention of bars.

Nutrition & Health News

Golden opportunities: SternLife taps into turmeric trend with drinks and capsules

19 Oct 2017 --- SternLife has launched two curcuma latte options, aimed at fitness-minded and health-conscious aficionados, as well as curcuma capsules that help with weight management. 

 

Nutrition & Health News

Food for the heart (Part 2): Consumer trends and innovations

19 Oct 2017 --- Food for heart health is a key trend in nutrition NPD, with many companies exploring ways in which to protect consumers against cardiovascular issues. Today, in the second part of a special report, NutritionInsight examines which consumer trends are driving innovation in the world of heart health products and what these innovations are.

Business News

CoffeeFruit Pure and Ingredients By Nature sign supplier agreement

18 Oct 2017 --- CoffeeFruit Pure, maker of “pure and sustainable” antioxidant ingredients, has announced its partnership with Ingredients By Nature, which it describes as “a leading manufacturer of innovative, science-based ingredients and ingredient solutions.” The partnership makes CoffeeFruit Pure the exclusive supply source of premium coffee fruit for Ingredients By Nature.

More Articles
URL : http://www.nutritioninsight.com:80/news/dupont-nutrition-health-debuts-new-plant-based-90-percent-protein-nuggets.html