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‘The water is fine’: Plant protein moves into mainstream

‘The water is fine’: Plant protein moves into mainstream

By Asia Sherman

Plant protein powder has transitioned from a niche market product for vegans and athletes to a broader base of wellness-minded consumers, according to a survey commissioned by mushroom mycelial fermentation company MycoTechnology.

Many big players in the food industry have found regenerative AI helps them in NPD. Image Source: Hiroshi Watanabe/Getty Images

Mars, PepsiCo, Kraft Heinz, and Givaudan on how AI can improve NPD

By Augustus Bambridge-Sutton

NPD takes time. Long hours of R&D lie between an idea and a product launch. AI, however, is helping a range of major companies generate product ideas, as well as do market research and gain insights into the minds of consumers.

Source: E. Crawford

Natural Products Expo East

Cedar’s Foods takes dip beyond snacks with labne launch

By Elizabeth Crawford

Sitting between Greek yogurt and soft cheese, labne (sometimes spelled labneh) has the potential to be the next big dip in the US – potentially rivaling long-time creamy favorites Ranch and French Onion but with a better-for-you positioning – but first,...

Plant-based meat shows promise for reducing cardiovascular risk factor

Plant-based meat shows promise for reducing cardiovascular risk factor

By Deniz Ataman

Consuming plant-based meat, rather than its conventional counterpart from animals, is correlated with a “significant drop” in an emerging cardiovascular risk factor in a small study funded by an unrestricted gift from Beyond Meat and presented last week...

Omeat launches potent and cost-effective FBS alternative

Omeat launches potent and cost-effective FBS alternative

By Deniz Ataman

After launching out of stealth mode in June, Omeat continues to improve price points for cultivated meat with the recent development of its fetal bovine serum (FBS) replacement, Plenty, Ali Khademhosseini, Ph.D., founder and CEO, Omeat, explained to...

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