Alternative proteins

Plant protein may prove a more effective diabetic defence: Study

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Consuming protein from plants rather than meat greatly reduces chances of type 2 diabetes, new research shows.

Whey protein is commonly added to dairy foods such as yogurt, ice cream, and cheese to increase total protein content, alter textures, or replace more costly ingredients. ©iStock

Whey protein approach could cut calories in yogurts and ice-cream

Pulses are popular but don't stop investing in consumer awareness, say researchers

Pulses are popular but don't stop investing in consumer awareness, say researchers

The Impossible Burger may have stolen the limelight – and Silicon Valley a lot of the funding to date – but Europe’s food tech industry needs to “think bigger” because there has “never been a better time” to start a business.©iStock/DigitalStorm

Food tech: the future is now, say investors

'Nutrition gets people interested, but taste gets them coming back.' ©iStock

Lab burgers, lentils and locusts: is it boom-time for the meat-free protein market?

In the Western context, examples of such foods include insects, frogs and snails, and animal parts such as brains, intestines and tongues. ©iStock

Low acceptance of insect-derived foods not all about taste: Study

Next Step Foods won ife's World Food Innovation Award for its Yumpa energy bar's compostable packaging. Pic: Yumpa

UK cricket flour energy bar wins ife 2017 Sustainable Packaging Award

DSM opens new Dutch biotechnology centre

DSM opens new Dutch biotechnology centre

Healthy trends at IFE : From 'free-from', to functional teas, chickpeas, and protein waters

Healthy trends at IFE : From 'free-from', to functional teas, chickpeas, and protein waters

If it’s natural, it’s good…but what's natural? A case study in cultured meat, E numbers and plant extracts

If it’s natural, it’s good…but what's natural? A case study in cultured meat, E numbers and plant extracts

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