Proteins

Seed to Surf sails on to Whole Foods shelves with vegan tinned seafood

Seed to Surf sails on to Whole Foods shelves with vegan tinned seafood

By Ryan Daily

Canadian-based vegan seafood brand Seed to Surf is debuting its tinned fish product at more than 150 US Whole Foods Markets after completing the retailer’s Local and Emerging Accelerator Program (LEAP), and is teeing innovation in the soup category, company...

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Florida, Alabama ban cultivated meat in move that is seen as political

By Deniz Ataman

Cultivate meat bans and production restrictions proposed and passed at the state level are “a reflection [of states’] political climate rather than specifically about the industry or its potential,” Daphna Heffetz, co-founder and CEO, Wanda Fish told...

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Sweets & Snacks Expo

Protein snacks ride the healthy indulgence line with familiar flavors

By Deniz Ataman

Consumers increasingly are seeking convenient and flavorful ways to integrate protein into their diets, particularly as snacking replaces traditional meals among younger demographics, which gives snack makers an opportunity to develop protein-rich snack...

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NPD Trend Tracker: From plant-based ice-cream to gluten-free fast food

By Augustus Bambridge-Sutton

On our NPD Trend Tracker this week, we have a range of new products from big brands; new flavours from Kettle Chips, plant-based thighs from This, plant-based ice cream from Flora Professional, and a gluten free range from Leon. We also have a collaboration...

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Plant-based 3.0: Industry insiders share strategies for pushing alternative proteins forward

By Elizabeth Crawford

After a challenging few years in which falling sales and units dragged plant-based protein into the trough of disillusionment, stakeholders are finding ways up the other side of the Gartner Hype Cycle by leveraging emerging technologies, novel ingredients...

WILDE raises $20m to expand consumer awareness of protein-rich chips

WILDE raises $20m to expand consumer awareness of protein-rich chips

By Ryan Daily

Protein snack brand WILDE raised $20m in a round led by private-equity firm KarpReilly, which will help raise the brand’s awareness as more consumers seek nutrient-rich foods to improve their health, Jason Wright, Founder and CEO of WILDE told FoodNavigator-USA.