Remember a child’s kaleidoscope? You put your eye to a cylinder fitted inside with angled mirrors and—as soon as you twist the end of the cylinder—there’s a changing pattern with the shifting of small pieces of colored glass. That’s also something of an apt description for the plant-based food and beverage market, which continues to capture attention as it grows and shifts.
Consumers are actively seeking everything from enhanced focus and better information processing, to reduced stress, improved mood, faster learning, effective memory, better adaptability, and enhanced multitasking. This session will review the science behind these ingredients and how they can be added to your formulations to tap into the cognitive support wave.
ON DEMAND: Not only is the nutritional value of products becoming more important, but the sustainability of the components are as well. In this webinar, we will explore the improvement in the nutritional value of an indulgent product – CHOCOLATE!
ON DEMAND: Many variables exist in the food extrusion process. While things like barrel temperature, screw speed, and water content are frequently adjusted, changing a screw geometry is a variable seldom touched by developers due to the complexity and unpredictability that may result. In this webinar, we will discuss the different types of geometries commonly available for single and twin-screw extrusion and how you can begin to change them to unleash their potential for product and process development.
ON DEMAND: Consumer demand for beverages that support mental clarity, relaxation, and improved sleep is rising. Over the last years, the sleep quality of consumers has declined. A new wave of relaxation drinks is rising, with functional ingredients that target sleep-promotion claims with a short ingredient list.
ON DEMAND: There’s perhaps no more powerful and fast-moving ingredient market than protein. More health-minded consumers are gravitating to protein consumption and turning to new protein-packed foods and beverages. Covering this dynamic topic from the perspectives of trends and technologies are Stephanie Lind, Co-Founder, Elohi Strategic Advisors; and Mervyn De Souza, Elohi’s Chief Science Officer.
ON DEMAND: Whether it’s for flavor, fun color, or functional benefit, consumers have a clear preference for products with blueberries. Together, Prepared Foods and the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council present an exclusive webinar with a three-dimensional look at blueberries’ versatile ingredient functionality for food and beverage applications; their healthy, on-trend appeal; and their growing use across categories from bakery to beverages and frozen entrées to new better-for-you functional products.
ON DEMAND: Broadcasting Live Session from New Products Conference:Snacking truly has become the fourth meal occasion and this moderated panel will explore its future! Listen and learn as four experts discuss traditional and emerging/innovative ways to identify trends and gather insights—and then apply them to new product development and the overall category.