Protein

Probiotics and whey protein ingredients will be a focus at this week's SupplySide West expo. Pic: Getty/pong-photo9

Protein preview at SupplySide West

By Beth Newhart

SupplySide West (SSW) returns to Las Vegas this week, bringing together more than 17,000 ingredients buyers and suppliers. Arla Foods and NZMP will showcase proteins for use in dairy and dairy alternative products.

Sargento brings more meat-free protein snacks to the c-store.

Packaging cheese for c-store needs

By Beth Newhart

Dairy companies at this year’s National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) show highlighted protein products, though cheese snacks at the US convenience store haven’t changed much in the last decade, with sticks and bars still ruling the aisles.

“Everyone’s trying to crack the code--how do we get American dairy consumption to keep rising?

Wünder expands US quark options in a sparse market

By Beth Newhart

The curdled, cultured dairy product quark has a huge presence in Europe and Asia, but little to no competition in the US. For five years, Wünder Creamery has been trying to change that.

AMCO is hoping to tap into the current consumer demand for high protein snacks and baked goods, like cookies, brownies and cakes.

AMCO pumps up snack protein with BakePLUS

By Beth Newhart

Baked goods and snacks have a new dairy protein option from New Jersey-based AMCO Proteins. BakePLUS is said to be heat stable and highly soluble, preventing over-aeration common in pastries.

Protein Extreme: Arla debuts new protein shot concept

By Beth Newhart

Arla Foods Ingredients has developed a new protein shot concept consisting of whey protein for ‘athletes and gym-goers’. It debuted the idea at the Supply Side West show in Las Vegas last week to beverage manufacturers.

Elmhurst's unsweetened drinks are made from just two ingredients--nuts and water.

Elmhurst expands offerings one year into plant-based switch

By Beth Newhart

Formerly known as Elmhurst Dairy, the New York-based creamery switched from producing dairy products to only producing plant-based products in May 2017. More than a year later it’s still developing new flavors of its ‘milked’ nuts and grains and introducing...

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