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GALLERY: Plant-based brands and innovations to watch in 2021

GALLERY: Plant-based brands and innovations to watch in 2021

By Elaine Watson

Plant-based eggs, bacon, and everything inbetween… check out our gallery of plant-based brands and innovations to watch in 2021, from NotCo and Black Sheep Foods to Gold & Green. There are of course SCORES of exciting brands not covered here; this...

SHIFT20: How the virtual IFT show will work…

SHIFT20: How the virtual IFT show will work…

By Elaine Watson

Confused about navigating the virtual IFT show (Institute of Food Technologists' annual meeting and expo) next month (July 13-15)? FoodNavigator-USA caught up with Corrine Calice, senior director, knowledge and learning experiences; and Susan Young,...

IFT 2020 Show to transition to virtual event in mid-July as coronavirus spreads

IFT 2020 annual meeting & expo to transition to virtual event

By Elaine Watson

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) 2020 annual meeting & expo - scheduled to take place in Chicago July 12-15 - will transition to a virtual event, the organizers confirmed Monday, citing the need to "prioritize the health and safety of...

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JBS enters plant-based meat arena via Planterra Foods with OZO brand

By Elaine Watson

Meat giant JBS is making a big push into the plant-based meat arena via a new subsidiary – Boulder, CO-based Planterra Foods – which will make its debut in grocery stores across the US in mid-April with refrigerated burgers, grounds, and meatballs under...

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Scientists create butter-like spread with 80% water

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Cornell University food scientists have created a low-calorie butter-like spread that consists of 80% water and minuscule drops of vegetable oil and milk fat, mimicking the look and texture of dairy butter without the use of artificial stabilizers.

Natural and clean label trends 2019: Have you registered yet?

Natural and clean label trends 2019: Have you registered yet?

By Elaine Watson

We clocked a number of brands using terms from 'clean candy' to 'clean protein' on the showfloor at Expo West, but what does 'clean eating' mean, is 'clean' a term that brands should use on product labels, and where...

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Sprouts, Whole Foods, to rollout plant-based JUST Egg nationwide

By Elaine Watson

JUST Egg - a plant-based scrambled egg alternative from Just Inc made with mung bean protein – is rolling out nationwide at Sprouts this month and Whole Foods Market next month, says CEO Josh Tetrick, who claims the product is “largely incremental to...

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Pectin's "a-peeling" future

Pectin's "a-peeling" future

Familiar, plant-based, highly functional… today's pectin ticks off a lot of boxes for consumers and product developers alike. Learn how this humble...

Sustainable sweetness

Sustainable sweetness

According to proprietary Cargill research, more than half of consumers indicate they are more likely to purchase a product if it includes a sustainability...

Leading the way to less sugar

Leading the way to less sugar

Meeting consumer expectations for less sugar isn't always easy – due to its many functions and complex attitudes toward alternative sweeteners.