Applying dairy expertise to plant-based protein

 02 Dec 2021

FrieslandCampina Ingredients recently made waves with its entrance to the plant-based arena. Jouke Veldman, global market development lead, explains how the dairy giant is balancing these two spaces, as well as how it is differentiating itself. For example, taste and texture improvements – as well as powder properties – are helping to create a novel proposition.

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01 Mar 2024 | Roquette

Roquette was on the show floor of the CPhI trade fair in Barcelona, Spain, presenting its expanded oral dosage portfolio through its acquisition of Qualicaps. At the event, the company presented new solutions, including Lycatab, a pregelatinized starch used as a filler for gelatin capsules and a binder for... Read More

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01 Mar 2024 | Yourgut

We catch up with Ingrid Scharlau, founder of Barcelona-based start-up Yourgut to find out more about their superfood mixes for different pathologies. The foundation mixes include Healing Dose, Green Detox, Energy Boost and Youth Elixir. The company plans to expand throughout Europe and internationally. An... Read More

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29 Feb 2024 | Abbott

Dominique R. Williams, MD, MPH and obesity specialist at Abbott, discusses the risk of muscle loss during weight loss. She explains the importance of muscle mass preservation and scientifically-backed strategies people on a weight loss journey should keep in mind. Williams points to Abbott’s recently... Read More

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29 Feb 2024 | Younique Foods

Protein bars and cookies were trending at Biofach this year. Iva Palma, CEO of Younique Foods and the Leya brand shares lifestyle insights with us behind the creation of their colorful chocolate covered protein cookies. The biscuits are positioned in the healthy snacking category and are all natural but... Read More

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27 Feb 2024 | Vita Forte

Vita Forte is prioritizing the consumer trend toward organic ingredients with the least amount of processing. Carlos Forte, president and CEO of the company tells us at Biofach 2024 that freeze drying preserves the nutrients best in their superfood offerings, which include maci berry, acai, coconut water,... Read More

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22 Feb 2024 | Bite Me Nutrition

Modern consumers are reaching for healthy snacks that contain functional ingredients and health benefits. We catch up with Edo Mujkic, the CEO and co-founder of Bite Me Nutrition who tells Nutrition Insight that the company has created a gluten-free, lactose-free, pea protein cookie that is dessert-like but... Read More

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20 Feb 2024 | GSE Supplements

Consumer behavior is driving the need for beauty-from-within ingestible supplements  and probiotics. This according to Markus Koske, the head of marketing for GSE Supplements. The company’s Beauty Boost and ProbioPlus offerings are their latest creations, which debuted at Biofach 2024. Zinc, vitamin B... Read More

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19 Feb 2024 | Dr. Heilbronner

The complicated process of extracting an organic, plant-based astaxanthin molecule from red algae with CO2 extraction is a proprietary undertaking used by Dr. Heilbronner. We catch up with Dominik Heilbronner, the CEO and founder of Dr. Heilbronner who explains that their food supplements contain astaxanthin... Read More

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19 Feb 2024 | Gnosis by Lesaffre

Matrix is a proprietary K2 protection technology produced in Europe under the strictest quality standards and with sustainability commitments. Develop your product with a protected and stable pure all-trans Vitamin K2 from natural fermentation process.This video is from Gnosis by Lesaffre.

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16 Feb 2024 | Good Snacks LTD

Bob Snail, a healthy snack brand for children based on fruits and berries, is getting picked up by active consumers looking for an energy boost without added sugars. Mark Standish details the products’ premium positioning while maintaining a mid-range price point. Already present in 28 countries, the... Read More

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16 Feb 2024 | Arla Foods Ingredients

With the protein trend now in the mainstream, Arla Foods Ingredients is providing more options that are designed to meet personalized consumer needs beyond sports nutrition. We speak to Thomas Andersen, head of global sales, who explains "clear" benefits behind two new whey protein innovations in three... Read More

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14 Feb 2024 | Prolactal

At Biofach 2024, in Nuremberg, Germany, we sit down with Shan Mahmood, market segment manager at Prolactal, to discuss the company’s latest dairy-based innovations to meet future consumer needs, such as its lactose-free protein powders. With the new products, Prolactal aims to balance consumer needs for... Read More

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09 Feb 2024 | Loughborough University

At Rousselot’s On the Road to Win campaign launch, we met with Tom Clifford, senior lecturer in physiology and nutrition at Loughborough University, UK, to discuss his research on the benefits of collagen peptides, phytochemicals and polyphenols in sports nutrition. He details trials on collagen peptides’... Read More

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09 Feb 2024 | BDB 

We sit down with Jenny Mason, executive director at Barrett Dixon Bell (BDB), to discuss the nutrition PR company’s recent winning of the EcoVadis sustainability award. Jenny details the criteria for winning the award and what it means for the company and its clients. She also discusses plans for maintaining... Read More

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06 Feb 2024 | Ayana Bio

We sit down with Frank Jaksch, CEO of Ayana Bio, to go into the details of the joint development agreement the company recently signed with Wooree Green Science, aiming to develop plant cell-derived saffron and other bioactive ingredients for health and wellness products for the South Korean market. Jaksch... Read More

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02 Feb 2024 | NICM and Integria Healthcare

We met with two natural therapists, Dr. Diana van Die from NICM Health Research Institute at Western Sydney University in Australia, and professor Kerry Bone, at Integria Healthcare, to discuss their review of phytonutrients’ effects following breast cancer. The researchers dive into the study’s findings on... Read More

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01 Feb 2024 | PB Leiner

The company which has traditionally used beef and pork collagen is prioritizing its fish collagen offerings in line with the latest market trend around beauty-from-within. We speak with Yingying Wu, PB Leiner’s global product manager health and nutrition, who tells us that fish collagen is prized for its... Read More

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