Navigating a plant-based world
Protein is top of mind for consumers seeking health benefits from their foods and beverages. Aside from their nutritional benefits, proteins contribute to fullness, satiety and can add body to a wide range of applications — from spoonable dressings to snack bars and more.
As demand for plant protein reaches new heights in the food and beverage industry, you've got to move quickly to meet your formulation standards as well as the demands of consumers. Ingredion’s cost-optimised, plant-based solutions and tested experience can help you support the “vegan” and “gluten-free” label claims consumers prefer — while helping you get your plant-based products to market faster. Create clean-label, on-trend products that will keep consumers — and profits — healthy.
Plant the future
Plant-based lifestyles are taking centre stage, revolutionising consumption behavior, foodservices and retail shelves alike. A shift towards a diet that is healthier, more sustainable and animal friendly has been evident globally, but is it the same for consumers in Asia-Pacific?
Pulse proteins — a force of nature
The future of protein is plant-based, and pulses are leading the way. These nutritional wonders are rich in protein and fibre, free of GMOs and low in allergenicity. They can also enable clean labels and consumer-preferred claims that differentiate your products and strengthen their appeal — especially for consumers moving away from soy and wheat protein.
That’s why we've invested heavily in next-level operations and supply chain technology for safe, sustainable plant protein sourcing and processing. By ensuring consistent quality and reliable performance, we're making pulse flours and proteins easy to work with — so you can deliver products that score high in consumer-preferred taste, texture and appearance.
When you partner with Ingredion, the future of sustainably sourced, nutritious, plant-based protein is yours to explore. Our broad portfolio of in-demand ingredients offers a selection of isolates, concentrates and protein-rich flours — all made exclusively from non-wheat and non-soy-based ingredients like peas, lentils, faba beans, chickpeas and more. Let Ingredion’s formulation expertise and dedicated alternative-meat and alternative-dairy centres of excellence help you discover revolutionary ways to accelerate your growth and stay ahead of what’s next.
Source: International Food Information Council (IFIC) 2020 Food and Health Survey, June 2020
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Are you looking to develop a specialised plant-based food application? From our nutrition and regulatory expertise to our dedicated alternative-meat and alternative-dairy centres of excellence, we have what you need to make your plant-based formulation goals a reality.