Plant Based

[Webinar] Texturizing Solutions & Plant-Based Alternatives

[Webinar] Texturizing Solutions & Plant-Based Alternatives

Global Food Forums is hosting its first webinar for Avebe on October 27, 2020. The starting time 11:00 am CST (4:00pm GMT). Online registration is now available for the free webinar. The topic is "New Clean Label Texturizing Solutions for Dairy & Plant-Based...

2020 Clean Label Conference

2020 Clean Label Conference

The in-person 2020 Clean Label Conference was cancelled due to Covid-19. However, Global Food Forums provided registered attendees access to video recordings of speaker presentations. Most PowerPoint presentations as well as the 2020 Sweetener Systems Post-Conference...

Socius Ingredients SenseFi Oat Fiber

Socius Ingredients SenseFi Oat Fiber

As a new multifunctional ingredient offered to the clean-label food industry,SenseFi® Oat Fiber enables formulation of plant-based food products and traditional dairy products without compromising mouthfeel, texture or taste. The Global Food Forums Technology Snapshot...

Hydrocolloids for Clean Label Plant-Based Products

Hydrocolloids for Clean Label Plant-Based Products

Replacing traditional protein sources with plant-based proteins often results in a variety of problems such as lack of mouthfeel and body to off-flavors. Hydrocolloids can play a large role in solving these issues. Current plant based milk, yogurt, ice cream and meat...

Transitioning Omnivores Shift Toward Plant-Based Diets

Transitioning Omnivores Shift Toward Plant-Based Diets

“Where does ‘science’ meet a company’s marketing objectives?” And, what does ‘clean label’ mean?” So enquired Rachel Cheatham, Ph.D., Founder & CEO, Foodscape Group, LLC in her presentation titled “Delivering Clean Label to the Transitioning Omnivore.” “There are...

Do Clean Labels Have Unintended Health Consequences?

Do Clean Labels Have Unintended Health Consequences?

Dietary recommendations for clean eating are consumer-driven and not backed by science, according to Joanne Slavin, Ph.D., RD, Professor, Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota. Slavin’s presentation was titled: “Do Clean Labels Have...

The Clean Label Movement’s Evolution Toward Sustainability

The Clean Label Movement’s Evolution Toward Sustainability

Innova’s database contains 130 million records. Over 500,000 products from 90 countries are added each year. Using this tool, Mindy Hermann, MBA, RDN, Innova Market Insights, delved into the evolution of clean label, the results of which were revealed in her...

Kemin CA-FORT for Shelflife Extension

Kemin CA-FORT for Shelflife Extension

CA-FORT™ is a concentrated clean label plant extract providing an alternative to traditional synthetic antioxidants in processed meat and poultry products, like pepperoni, where it can protect both the color and flavor from oxidative degradation. The Global Food...

Cosucra Nastar Pea Starches

Cosucra Nastar Pea Starches

Nastar™ and Nastar™ Instant Functional Pea Starches are Natural Origin, non-GMO, Plant Based Ingredients made from Yellow Peas that provide the highest gel strength withstanding high-heat treatment and high-shear processing conditions vs. all other starch sources. The...

Clean Label vs. Unintended Health Effects

Clean Label vs. Unintended Health Effects

Consumers are said to be increasingly drawn to vegetarianism, veganism and products with simplified, understandable ingredient statements. Additionally, encouraging Americans to consume more fruits, vegetables and whole grains is much needed advice for most. However,...