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Protein Ingredient for Functional Cereal Bars
With excellent solubility and a long shelf life, OPTIBAR® acts as a sugar-free binder, helping to meet two of the biggest consumer demands in functional bars - high protein and low sugar. more...
Meditating Man
The study finds that Vanizem™ rapidly enhances mental well-being and sleep quality. Customers can sample Vanizem™, in capsule format, at Vitafoods Europe and attend a talk at the show entitled “New natural alternative for stress relief and mood-boosting.” more...
Plant based meat text in burger bun
Hear from Bio-Rad and TEQ Analytical Labs on managing microbiological safety challenges in plant-based meat alternatives. more...

Highlights of Vitafoods 2024

08 May 2024 | PBD&EASIFSAQ

Vitafoods Europe 2024
Vitafoods Europe connects leading nutraceutical suppliers from across the entire supply chain. In this feature we reflect on highlights from this years show. more...
Hemp protein
The 95% hemp protein isolate has an exceptional taste, texture, and color, making it ideal for use in a wide range of formulations, including ready-to-mix, powdered beverages, ready-to-drink beverages, and dairy alternatives. more...
Nurasa Food Tech Innovation Centre
The facility enables the development of sustainable nutrition solutions. It has a precision fermentation lab, including bioreactors with production capacities of up to 100 litres, allowing companies to produce at a larger scale than previously possible. more...
Bread swirled with GNT EXBERRY plant based colors
GNT aims to lead the food coloring industry on sustainability, creating its EXBERRY® colors from fruits, vegetables, and plants, helping brands convey their products' eco-credentials and build emotional connections with consumers. more...

IFF Opens New Co-creation Center in Wageningen

18 Apr 2024 | PBD&EASIMFSAQF

Wageningen Innovation Hub
IFF has opened a new co-creation center in 'Food Valley' in the Netherlands. Facilities will include advanced laboratory equipment, including a demo kitchen, application lab, and innovation space where product concepts can be presented and tested. more...
Chef serving alt protein sausages from a grill
Givaudan’s Plant Attitude Challenge invites start-ups to demonstrate how to decrease the costs of an alt-protein recipe. The contest brings to life the ten pathways to more affordable, sustainable alt-protein products outlined in a recent white paper with UC Berkeley. more...
Sliced Cucumber
At Vitafoods Europe 2024, booth J50: Euromed presents a holistic range of plant extracts for improved wellbeing in later life. The focus will be on its new cucumber extract CuberUp®, a potentially promising natural approach to the maintenance of healthy joints. more...
Stakeholders from Givaudan MISTA and Buhler cut ribbon on new extruder
The facility, equipped with a 30mm twin-screw Bühler extruder, enables high moisture extrusion, such as plant-based meat production, and low moisture extrusion, including snacks and cereals. more...
Ingredients for 3D printing plant-based fish and steak alternatives
Steakholder Foods has introduced SHMeat and SHFish blends with Advanced 3D Food Printing Technologies after receiving approval from a highly regarded consultant for the ingredients of the SHMeat and SHFish blends in the United States market. more...
TraceGains NPD Report 2024
Findings from TraceGains "R&D and Product Innovation" report show jump in NPD from 64% to 76%, despite outdated internal manual processes, rising costs and ingredient sourcing bottlenecks. Download full report. more...
Man with Apron
The Protein Brewery has received regulatory approval from the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) to import, manufacture, and sell food ingredients featuring Fermotein® in Singapore. more...
Clean Label Food Product Development
Recognizing that no two projects are alike, CuliNEX offers tailored solutions to meet the distinct needs of each client. Whether you're at the beginning stages of your clean label journey or looking to overcome a complex challenge, CuliNEX can help you carve out a unique position in the market. more...
95 Percent Hempseed Protein Isolate
Burcon has achieved a significant milestone with the successful scale-up of its groundbreaking hempseed protein isolate at its partner manufacturer’s production facility, producing high-quality, commercially saleable quantities of its 95% hempseed protein isolate. more...
Symrise motif for trendscope
The new edition Symrise trend tool trendscope™ 2024+ offers insights into current and future food and beverage trends.  The study helps produce consumer-preferred taste, nutrition, and health solutions by combining qualitative and quantitative research approaches. more...
Marshmallows With Vegan Gelatine
PEPTIPEA® is a pea protein hydrolysate that can replace gelatine in confectionery for vegan, non-allergenic and clean-label products. more...
Clean-label Ingredients for Plant-based Foods
In this NewProtein special focus you will find clean-label ingredients solutions for your new and exisiting food product development projects. more...
Planted steak
Food service customers wishing to offer Planted's range of plant-based meats will be excited to learn about the introduction of planted.steak. a game-changing fermented steak from plants. more...
plant based smoked salmon
GNT has developed the first purely oil-soluble Coloring Food, delivering vibrant orange shades in applications with a low water content. Paprika-based EXBERRY® Shade Vivid Orange – OS can be used in fat-based applications, including plant-based meat, fish, and cheese. more...
Plant-based meat that contains less total fat
AAK AkoVeg® 163-14 is a coconut oil and insoluble fiber flake offering that allows formulators to create plant-based meats that contains less total fat and no cholesterol whilst offering similar visual appeal and cooking attributes to traditional marbled meat products. more...
Ingredients for Plant-based Fish Product Development
Explore Planteneers fiildFish functional systems for creating plant-based fish alternatives to raw and smoked fish, whether sushi, sashimi, or smoked salmon, alternatives to white fish for hot preparation and seafoods for hot and cold use like shrimp and calamari. more...
The team at ProteinDistillery
At the core of ProteinDistillery's product portfolio Prew:tein™ (patent pending) is a highly functional, plant-based, and non-novel food protein ingredient made from upcycled brewer's yeast and offering a clean label alternative to egg whites. more...
Shopper reaches for a packet of food in a supermarket
A new pan-European study from the EIT Food Consumer Observatory reveals that consumers across Europe are concerned about the impact of ultra-processed foods on their health. Yet, a lack of awareness, understanding, and means are preventing people from making informed, healthy choices. more...
GEA Alt Proteins Technology Center
GEA’s new food technology center in Janesville, Wisconsin, USA, will be home to an end-to-end process line. It includes GEA’s multifunctional fermenters or bioreactors together with high-shear mixing, sterilization, homogenization, cell separation, and filtration equipment. more...
Family and friends enjoying a picnic
The new additions to the NUTRALYS® pea protein range offer refined textures and high protein content for end products, such as nutritional bars, protein drinks, plant-based meat, and dairy alternatives. more...
Breadcrumbs on a burger patty shown with a burger in a bun
Ingredients specialist Loryma presents its portfolio of coating ingredients, including extrudates for breading as well as functional wheat starches for batters and coatings, that provide visual highlights and crispness for plant-based alternatives, fish and meat products, or vegetable sticks. more...
Plant based yoghurt with blueberries
Planteneers offers plant-based alternatives for a wide range of fermented milk products. These alternative products are based on various protein sources and ingredients, closely resemble animal products in taste and texture, and are just as versatile in use. more...
Alt dairy dessert
The new NOVATION® Indulge 2940 functional native starch is a label-friendly ingredient that meets the demands of health-conscious consumers looking for an indulgent, plant-based texture in their foods. more...