Protein

High-protein is projected to be the fastest growing segment within dairy yogurt this year, with a growth rate of 17.2%, according to Circana. Image: Getty/YelenaYemchuk

High-protein dairy is booming, but how 'healthy' is it?

By Teodora Lyubomirova

Danone has become the latest manufacturer to release a range of high-protein dairy products in the UK. But can high-protein yogurts - that typically contain thickeners, starches and sweeteners - really be considered ‘healthy’?

Leucine prevents insulin resistance among inactive women

Leucine prevents insulin resistance among inactive women

By Claudia Adrien

Healthy women who received a high protein diet with a combination of amino acids, leucine, valine and isoleucine, also known as branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs), did not experience insulin resistance after being placed in bed rest, according to research...

How will the next generation of innovators win over consumers, and what hurdles will they need to jump to get there? GettyImages/snapphoto

How next-gen protein innovators plan to win over consumers

By Flora Southey

The taste and texture of meat and dairy analogues have come a long way. But according to alternative protein experts, ‘there is still room for improvement’. How will the next generation of innovators win over consumers, and what hurdles will they need...

Clockwise from top-left: Julienne Bruno's Burrella, siggi's guava skyr, Enlightened's frozen yogurt bars, Better Butter's Steakhouse butter, Ben & Jerry's Churray for Churros, and Jude's Salted Caramel Collection

NPD: From churros ice cream to creamy vegan burrata

By Teodora Lyubomirova

New ice cream releases have started to roll out at pace as we approach the summer, but there are several other notable new product releases that we highlight in our April 2023 round-up.