Ingredient Hot List: Proteins

November 15, 2023

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The push for protein continues as consumers seek out protein-rich foods and drinks made with both plant-based and animal-based ingredients. Taste, of course, remains crucial to acceptance, whether in new forms of favorite proteins or in products made with plant-based proteins that may require some flavor assistance. Pump up the protein without sacrificing taste. Let’s take a look at the trending ingredients in this space and how flavor is being used in these protein packed products.

A quick look at protein:

  • 67% of consumers are trying to eat more protein according to International Food Information Council.
  • Consumers most often mention taste as a reason for repeat purchases of protein-rich plant-based products.

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Let McCormick FONA’s market insight and research experts get to work for you. Translate these trends into bold new ideas for your brand. Increase market share and get to your “what’s next.” Our technical flavor and product development experts are also at your service to help meet the labeling and flavor profile needs for your products to capitalize on this consumer trend. Let’s mesh the complexities of flavor with your brand development, technical requirements and regulatory needs to deliver a complete taste solution. From concept to manufacturing, we’re here for you — every step of the way.

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