Upcoming PPIC Events

The Plant Protein Innovation Center is excited to finally announce that registration is now open for our Protein Basics Short Course 2023 (March 27 -28th, 2023) and our 4th Annual Research Spotlight Meeting (March 29-30th, 2023). PPIC’s Protein Basic Short Course features speakers from both industry and academia to discuss … Read more

Roquette adds rice protein to plant-based protein ingredient toolbox

Plant-based ingredient supplier Roquette is launching two new gluten-free rice proteins to tap into new market opportunities in the areas of special diet foods, sports nutrition, and snacks. The new rice protein line featuring a rice protein isolate and rice protein concentrate that will debut at IFT FIRST in July … Read more

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