Plant-based meat alternatives

Deliver the nutritious proteins consumers want with the standout tastes and textures they demand

Consumers are hungry for meat alternatives made from sustainable, nutritious plant-based proteins. But formulating convincing tastes and textures in your alternatives is no easy task. That's where Ingredion can help move you ahead. Combining deep knowhow and applications expertise — and a broad portfolio of plant-based proteins and texture solutions — we can help you accelerate your path to market with the products your customers crave.

Tap into our full resources, including dedicated pilot plants, to take your idea from formulation to commercialization while addressing your key challenges in texture, binding, nutrition and more:

  • Create convincing meaty texture with just-right bite through our food system solutions
  • Improve nutrition with plant-based proteins, fiber and micronutrients
  • Ensure highest quality, processing ease and shelf life
  • Add color, flavor and texture with fruit and vegetable concentrates from Kerr by Ingredion

Consumer insights to drive brand growth in plant-based meat

Watch Ingredion’s presentation from Natural Products Expo West 2022 to explore the consumer insights and label claims influencing sales.

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Ingredion’s plant proteins recognized for sustainability excellence

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.

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Request a plant-based seafood kit today

Explore our plant-based alternatives to fish. We’ve formulated them to have the crunch, texture and mouthfeel of fish…while never being anywhere near the sea!

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Discover formulations for plant-based, alternative meat applications

Plant-based patties

Plant-based seafood

Plant-based shredded chick‘n

Discover our resource library

Check out our formulation videos to help solve your meat alternative challenges.

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Ingredient solutions for your plant-based, alternative meat brand

We've got everything you need for your just-right vegan, vegetarian or analogue meat alternatives, including innovative plant-based proteins, traditional and clean label texturizers, hydrocolloids and stabilizersfruit and vegetable concentrates and time-saving, synergistic formulation systems.

Contact the Ingredion plant-based meat experts today

Agile collaboration. Deep formulation expertise. Broad portfolio of on-trend ingredients. Market research and consumer insights. Let's make your goal a reality.

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