Pea Protein

Tyler Lorenzen: 'Consumers are dictating when and where and how they eat their protein...'

60-second interview: Tyler Lorenzen, president, PURIS

Peas please! Where next for pea protein?

By Elaine Watson

Once a niche ingredient, pea protein is now the #2 player in the burgeoning plant-based protein market behind soy, with key players ratcheting up capacity to meet growing demand. FoodNavigator-USA (FNU) caught up with Tyler Lorenzen (TL), president at...

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Taste, texture, nutrition: Formulating with plant-based proteins

By Elaine Watson

Plant-based proteins are creeping into a dizzying array of foods and beverages, from dairy-free ‘milks,’ ‘cheeses’ and ‘yogurts’ to protein bars, chips, powders and meat analogs. But what are they like to work with? FoodNavigator-USA caught up with experts...

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Is the US pea protein market at a tipping point?

By Stephen Daniells

Demand for plant proteins continues to rise, and pea protein’s sustainability, non-allergenicity and non-GMO message is edging the ingredient to a tipping point.

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