Alternative proteins are the future — and the future is now. As demand for plant-based protein continues to rise, Ingredion can help you navigate this new alternative protein landscape and solve your most complex protein challenges. From human health to environmental sustainability and beyond, together we can thrive in the Alternative Proteins Universe.
Consumers following specific diets — such as vegan, vegetarian, flexitarian, pescatarian, etc. — aren’t the only ones choosing plant-based proteins. In fact, the market is much larger. 70% of global consumers seek out products with good sources of plant proteins. However, more important than simply meeting their dietary needs, the taste and texture of products made with plant-based proteins has to be right.
That’s where Ingredion comes in. Our innovation experts focus on formulations that produce the sensory eating experiences consumers want. Take a closer look in this webinar — Accelerating plant-based market growth requires satisfying consumers’ evolving tastes — presented by Ingredion experts.
Our Ultra Performance line of plant-based protein solutions has been named the Best Plant-Based Sustainability winner during the 2022 World Plant-Based Awards. This better tasting, more sustainable product line provides great versatility in a variety of applications.
follow a diet that avoids or moderates consumption of animal products.
seek out products with good sources of plant protein.
say they are willing to spend more for products made with plant-based ingredients.
Rank plant-based ingredient claims as highly important
Source: Ingredion Proprietary ATLAS Survey: 33 Countries 2020 n=10,782
There are many reasons the modern consumer is choosing plant-based proteins. From nutrition, health and wellness needs to contributing to a more sustainable future and beyond, there’s no question that the alternative protein space is on a meteoric rise. Through our innovation, formulation expertise and broad portfolio of plant-based products, we continue to provide the ingredients that deliver the tasted and eating experience consumers love.
Our product line includes:
Create standout plant-based meat alternatives with Ingredion formulation knowhow and broad portfolio of plant-based proteins and texture solution
Solve plant-based dairy formulating challenges with Ingredion's deep knowhow and portfolio of solutions
With the demand for plant-based protein increasing exponentially, what does the world need to do to meet the needs of future generations?
Journey into Ingredion’s Alternative Universe eGuide to find the answers.
Plant-based food sales have grown by 43% over recent years—nine times faster than total food sales.1
Agile collaboration. Deep formulation expertise. Broad portfolio of on-trend ingredients. Market research and consumer insights. See how we can partner with you to develop what’s next with plant-based proteins.
1Plant-Based Foods Association (PBFA), 2020