Protein quality

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...

Cultural Use & Functional Properties of Ancient Grains

Cultural Use & Functional Properties of Ancient Grains

“What is old is new again,” said Melanie Goulson, MS, Principle Scientist, Merlin Development, Inc. — a food and beverage R&D and commercialization firm, and Adjunct Professor, St. Catherine University, as she referenced the surging interest in ancient grains....

From Gluten-free to Whole Grain: Formulating On-trend Products

From Gluten-free to Whole Grain: Formulating On-trend Products

March 22, 2017—Global Food Forums, Inc.—The following is an excerpt from the “2016 Protein Trends & Technology Report: Formulating with Proteins,” sponsored by Arla Foods Ingredients, Amco Proteins, Givaudan, Orochem Technologies, RiceBran Technologies and...

High-pressure Processing: Opportunities and Challenges

High-pressure Processing: Opportunities and Challenges

January 28, 2016–Global Food Forums, Inc. — The following is an excerpt from the “2015 Clean Label Report,” sponsored by Loders Croklaan, RiceBran Technologies and SunOpta.  PROCESSING PANEL, Speaker 2: Kathiravan Krishnamurthy, Ph.D., “High-pressure...

Natural Antioxidants: Maximizing Effectiveness for Shelflife Extension

Natural Antioxidants: Maximizing Effectiveness for Shelflife Extension

May 12, 2014, Global Food Forums -- The following is an excerpt from the Ingredion sponsored "2013 Clean Label Conference Report." Antioxidants, when present in food or in the body at low levels, can delay, control or prevent oxidative processes leading to food...

10 Food Top Trends Lists for 2012

I always like sitting back as trend predictions for the coming year roll in.  While each one can be insightful, when they are considered together (especially if from unrelated sources), larger themes emerge. A few disclaimers on the following list of lists include...