Pulse ingredients innovation

Sep 2019
INNOVA MARKET INSIGHTS COMMENTARY
The use of pulses & pulse products (ex. soya) in food & beverage launches is increased globally, featuring a +14% year-over-year growth when comparing 2018 and 2017 launches. In 2018, the top categories of global product launches tracked with pulses & pulse products (ex. soya) are Ready Meals &... More rightarrow
TOP 3 SUB-CATEGORIES
  1. Vegetables
  2. Ready Meals
  3. Wet Soup
INGREDIENTS ANALYZED
Food & beverage launches only;
Pea
KEY TAKEOUTS
GROWTH/DECLINE IN TRACKED PRODUCT LAUNCHES
+14% (2018 vs 2017)

TOP COMPANY
Nestlé

TOP CATEGORY
Ready Meals & Side Dishes

TOP INGREDIENTS
Pea

REGION ANALYZED
Global

DATE ANALYZED
2018 vs 2017

Source: Innova Market Insights

Previous Ingredient Analysis on NutritionInsight.com

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