The Toughest Competitors to Beat in the Plant-Based Meat Market

The Five Toughest Competitors to Beat in the Plant-Based Meat Market

Innovation and expansion are the two key strategies adopted by leading players to grow and sustain in the plant-based meat market. Furthermore, plant-based meat analog producers are strengthening their sustainability goals by making stronger commitments to reduce their carbon footprints and promote more sustainable food alternatives. Here are some of the most dominant plant-based meat analog producers: Continue reading

Plant-Based Meat Processing Technologies Infographic

Which Processing Techniques Make Plant-Based Meat Behave Like Real Meat?

In order to mimic the structure of meat-using plant proteins, a protein structuring step is required to allow the formation of fibrous structures. Several technologies have been developed to create these structures. Extrusion — both low- and high-moisture — is the dominating process to produce the fibrous structure. New technologies such as shear cell technology and 3D food printing are gradually rising, offering different textures that ultimately may provide a wider range of products to consumers. 

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Plant-Based Meat Ingredients

What’s Inside Plant-Based Meat?

Plant-based meat requires a slew of ingredients to make it nutritious and  most importantly  taste like the real thing. Soy, wheat, and pea ingredients are some of the most common and widely used protein raw materials. Other ingredients are often added to the formulation to improve the texture, juiciness, and bite of the “meat.” 

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Clean Label: Top 3 Largest Ingredient Categories in the United States

Clean Label: Top 3 Largest Ingredient Categories in the United States

For a product to be considered a clean-label one, ingredients are the main consideration. There are no current scientific, legal, or regulatory definitions for clean-label ingredients.  However, three main criteria are generally followed to recognize an ingredient as clean label: Ingredients should be naturally derived, non-GMO, and easily recognizable or do not have a chemical-sounding name.  Continue reading

Clean Label Infographic

Navigating How U.S. Consumers Perceive “Clean” in Food and Beverages

As consumers pay an increasing amount of attention to health and well-being, they also focus on clean or green labels. The specific definition of “clean” is still open to various interpretations from consumersAlthough regardless of how they describe the term, food and beverage brands take notice and label products with specific claims to appeal to consumers.

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Key Trends Nutraceuticals Market

Nutraceutical Actives: What Manufacturers and Suppliers Need to Know

Consumers’ mounting health concerns, rapidly growing aging populations, the occurrence of chronic diseases, and the willingness to replace pharmaceutical agents are driving the market for nutraceutical actives in Europe and the United States.

The territories are two of the three key regional markets for nutraceutical actives, together accounting for around USD 8 billion; the U.S market is estimated to be higher in value.  

Other reasons for the market increases include healthy lifestyles focusing on wellness, along with the rising number of gymand fitness enthusiasts. Continue reading

top trend rising from COVID 19

A Trend a Day This December — Enjoy Kline’s 2020 Countdown Calendar

During 2020, virtually every industry and every aspect of how we live, work, and communicate was thrown into disarray due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The necessity to respond to the global crisis with tech-savvy, relevant, and timely solutions was a catalyst that sparked the rapid development and implementation of evolutionary trends on a scale we’ve never seen before.

With 2020 almost over, we want to part with it on a positive note by reflecting on these progressive, dynamic trends and how they will come together to help us “rebuild better” post-COVID-19.Continue reading