Proteins

Eat Just raises funds to continue 'intense focus on profitability'

Eat Just raises funds to continue 'intense focus on profitability'

By Ryan Daily

Plant-based and alt-protein company Eat Just has completed its latest rounding of funding, which will support the company’s goal of profitability, as it continues to grow the distribution of its Just Egg and scale up its cultivated meat capabilities,...

People's willingness to try insects can be changed, the study showed. Image Source: Hello World/Getty Images

Interest in eating insects can be increased, study shows

By Augustus Bambridge-Sutton

At a time when meat consumption is increasingly being seen as unsustainable, eating insects is for many a comparatively better option. However, many people in the West find insects difficult to stomach. A new study shows that it is possible to increase...

Nellson CCO bites into protein snack bar trends: Flexitarian in, keto out

Nellson CCO bites into snack bar trends: flexitarian in, keto out

By Ryan Daily

With the ebbs and flows of consumer demand, the snack bar market is preparing to meet the demand for more plant-based protein with flexitarian products, as some recent diet claims might be on the way out, Bart Child, CCO at Nellson, told FoodNavigator-USA.

Provenance, sustainability and nutrition: the versatility of soybeans

Provenance, sustainability and nutrition: the versatility of soybeans

By Deniz Ataman

Soy’s claim to fame to is its versatility in applications, nutrition and its harvest process, Pam Smith, RDN, explained to FoodNavigator-USA. Consumers, whether they’re from the camp of meat or plant-based, believe that sustainability should be a standard...

IFT First: Uniting the food system through food science and nutrition

IFT First

IFT FIRST: Uniting the food system through food science and nutrition

By Deniz Ataman

FoodNavigator-USA sat down with Anna Rosales, senior director of government affairs and nutrition, IFT, to discuss science-based nutrition advocacy within the organization and externally with stakeholders and policy makers during an exclusive interview...