Diversifying plant protein sources for the meat analogues of the future: Roquette plans 2020 fava launch

Demand for meat analogues is booming as ever more sophisticated plant-protein products are developed. Future growth of the sector will benefit from diversified protein sources, ingredients specialist Roquette predicts. Read more


Are you a startup active in protein innovation and looking for open innovation opportunities? Protéines France is pleased to invite you to participate its 2019 Protéines 3D Startup Techmeeting where 20 promising startups active in plant-based and alternatives proteins will meet, demo and connect with its leading industrial partners. Why to apply ? • Get a chance to pitch your project in front of 100 industry leaders • Exhibit in the Protéines 3D Start-up Village • Join the Protéines 3D journey for connection open innovation • Apply for the “Coup de Coeur” of the jury and get a chance to benefit from Protéines France’s services and network for 1 year Who? 100 experts from Protéines France members and 20 lucky start-ups selected to demo, with 10 of them being offered a 5 min pitch slot in front of all participants. When? 5th of December 2019, from 10AM to 5.30PM. The startup Village will happen from 1PM to 5.30PM, pitches from 3 pm to 4pm, followed by a networking cocktail with Protéines France partners Where? Tereos’ offices, next to Charles de Gaulle airport (shuttle bus will be organized) year. For more information, feel free to contact us! Read more

Plant-Based: The Business Case

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While plant-based meat, eggs, and dairy offer sustainability and nutritional advantages, the best reason to have them on the menu is the business case: consumer demand is shifting towards plant-based proteins, and the products in this category are innovating rapidly. Read more

Animal-free protein: Is fermentation the future of protein manufacturing? IFT 2019 report

Last month, ingredient supplier Ingredion Inc. (Westchester, IL) announced its new partnership with San Francisco-based company Clara Foods to develop animal-free protein ingredients via fermentation. Clara Foods has proprietary fermentation technology that converts sugar to protein ingredients, without the environmental costs associated with animal-protein production. Ingredion is now helping Clara … Read more

IFT Newsletter

Researched and written weekly by the editorial team of Food Technology magazine, the IFTNEXT Newsletter explores what are, arguably, the next big things in the science of food through original reporting of scientific breakthroughs, leading-edge technology, novel food components, and transdisciplinary R&D. Read more

How plant-based milks are processed

Both common (almond, soy, coconut, and rice) nondairy milk alternatives as well as less common (peanut, pea, oat, and other) nondairy milk alternatives are described, as well as their manufacturing steps and quality control. Read more