Food Formulation - Market Research, Industry Trends, Market Share, Consumer Insights


Published: 02/17/2016
Pages: 106
Full Study Price: US$ 1,800

Consumers who are interesting in boosting their protein intake are paying more attention to the types of protein they are consuming. As consumer notions of what constitutes a good protein source expand, they beginning to incorporate plant proteins, particularly as consumer desire for clean labels compatibility with vegetarian vegan lifestyles increases. This report analyzes the market presence of plant protein ingredients, as well as the most innovative food beverage product trends in emerging rejuvenated retail categories.
Food Formulation Ingredient Trends: Plant Proteins benefits a variety of market participants, including food beverage manufacturers, foodservice operators, ingredient companies, private label marketing development firms, advertising agencies, investment banks. The report provides wide coverage of plant protein ingredient trends including pulses, hemp, aquatic plants, soy, seeds & nuts, ancient grains. Additionally, coverage of retail food beverage categories that are currently leveraging the use of plant proteins is provided includes meat analogs substitutes, hummus, nutrition energy bars, nut seed spreads, non-dairy beverages enriched with plant proteins.
Food Formulation Ingredient Trends: Plant Proteins draws on data obtained from both primary secondary research. Consumer data are derived from a Packaged Facts National Online Consumer Survey conducted in December 2015 with a panel of 2,000 U.S. adults aged 18+, as well a Simmons National Consumer Survey conducted through Spring 2015 from Experian Marketing Services. Retail sales figured that are credited to IRI are based on IRI aggregated multi-outlet sales tracking. Primary research draws on interviews discussions with industry experts, a review of company websites, consumer product websites, restaurant websites, brick-and-mortar stores, a review of select products in the retail marketplace that contain plant-based protein sources.
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Table Of Contents

  • Executive Summary
    • Scope
    • Report Methodology
    • Key Drivers
      • America's Insatiable Appetite for Protein
    • Plant-Based Diets Associated with Better Health and Longevity
      • "World's Most Famous Vegan"
    • More Lifestyles Embrace Reduced Meat Consumption
      • Millennials Most Likely to Forego Meat
    • Concerns About Dairy & Meat Steer Consumers to Plant Proteins
    • Awareness of Environmental Sustainability and Social Responsibility
    • Innovations in Plant Protein Ingredients
    • Categories Betting on Plant Protein
    • Protein Options in Plant Forward Dining
    • Consumers and Plant Proteins
  • Innovations in Plant Protein Ingredients
    • 2016 Declared International Year of Pulses
      • Table U.S. Dry Bean, Lentil and Pea Production: Select Data, 2012–2014
    • Pulses Offer Benefits Beyond Protein
    • U.S. Farm Bill Promotes Pulses and Healthier Meals for School Kids
    • Pulse Ingredients
      • Vitessence: Clean-Label Pulse Proteins for Enrichment and Functionality
      • Versatile VegeFull Cooked Bean Ingredients Add Protein & Functionality
      • Terasante Whole Food Plant Protein From Sprouted Legumes
    • Pea Protein: First Pulse Protein To Go Mainstream
      • Nutritional and Functional Aspects of Pea Protein
      • Types of Pea Protein Ingredients
      • Overcoming Flavor Challenges of Formulating With Pea Protein
      • Categories Formulated With Pea Protein Ingredients
      • Roquette Nutralys Pea Proteins Target Wide Range of Applications
        • Table Roquette Nutralys Vegetable Protein Ingredients by Suggested Applications
      • Pea Protein Supports Muscle Growth
      • Veg-O-Tein P80 Pea Protein From Axiom Foods Utilizes Patented Process
      • ADM Contemplates Offering Pea Protein
      • PeasiPro XS
      • PURISPea Controls Seed and Ingredient Supply for Enhanced Quality
      • Glanbia Nutritionals EasyFlav Technology Eliminates Bitter Notes
    • Hemp: Headed for New Highs?
      • From Fringe to Fabulous: Hemp's Protein Content Helps Drive Serious Interest
      • U.S. Agricultural Hemp Production: Coming Soon?
    • Rice Protein – A New Whey Rival for Rebuilding Muscle?
      • AIDP Launches RisaPro XS
      • Sprouting Increases Lysine Content of Rice Protein
      • Oryzatein: First Brown Rice Protein Granted GRAS Approval
    • Soy: Still Supreme Among Plant Proteins
      • Snacks with Soy Protein Help Adolescents Fend Off Hunger
      • ADM Launches SUPERB Soy with Protein and FIber
    • Aquatic Plant Protein Makes a Splash
      • Mankhai Plant Protein Produced Using an Advanced Hydroponic System
      • Lentein Boasts More Essential Amino Acids than Soy or Pea Protein
    • Sacha Inchi: An Ancient Plant Protein Source From Seeds
    • Nutralys Wheat Protein
    • Terasante Whole Food Plant Protein From Leafy Greens
    • Plant Protein Blends for Vegan Bars
    • Ancient Grains Boost Plant Protein Content
    • Popular Press Flags Ancient Grains that Rival Quinoa's Protein Content
      • Continued Optimism For Quinoa Protein Concentrate
      • Amaranth: From Ancient Grain to Functional Food
  • Categories Betting on Plant Protein
    • World's First Vegan Butcher Shop
    • Silicon Valley Transforming the Future of Food
    • Taking Meat Analogs to a New Level
      • Beyond Meat Stakes a Claim for "Plant Meat"
        • Table Beyond Meat Brand Beef Analog Product Offerings (2015)
        • Table Beyond Meat Brand Chicken Analog Product Offerings (2015)
      • Impossible Foods in Pursuit of the Best Plant-Based Burger
      • Plants That Taste Like Meat: Can It Really Be Done?
    • Optimism for Conventional Meat Alternatives
      • Lightlife Expands Meatless Range
      • Plant Proteins at Tipping Point: Pinnacle Snatches Up Gardein
      • Neat Foods
      • Gluten-Free Burritos and Veggie Burgers
      • Beanitos Adds Hint of Lime
      • Chips Featuring the Good Bean Protein Blend
      • Boulder Canyon Protein Crisps Feature Lentils and Pea Protein
      • BeanStalks: Three Types of Bean Snacks in One Bag
      • Private Label Brands Join the Bean Snack Trend
      • Medifast Crisps With Pea Protein
      • Deli Meat Company Sees Opportunity in Hummus
      • Sabra Teaches America How to Eat Hummus
      • Tribe Aims to Make Hummus "The New Salsa"
      • Hemp Seeds Find Home in Hummus
      • Beyond Chickpeas: Hummus as a Vehicle to Popularize Other Beans
      • But Is It Still Hummus?
    • Plant Ingredients Boost Protein in Traditional Products
      • Nutrition Bars that Pack a Plant Protein Punch
      • Beverages Featuring Added Plant Protein
  • Protein Options in Plant Forward Dining
    • Consumers Ahead of Foodservice Operators in Terms of Plant Proteins
    • Characteristics of Sustainable-Receptive Consumers
      • Table Plant Protein Ingredients: Protein Content, U.S. Menu Penetration and Growth Rates
    • Subway Encouraged to Expand Vegan Options
      • Table Native Foods Café Menu Descriptions of Plant-Based Proteins
    • Plant-Forward vs. Plant Protein-Forward
  • Consumers and Plant Proteins
    • Younger Consumers, Hispanics and Asians Seek Out Plant Proteins Most
    • Males and Better Educated Consumers More Likely to Seek Plant Proteins
    • Specific Plant Protein Use Highest for Consumers Ages 25 to 39
      • Table % U.S. Adult Consumers Purchasing or Consuming Various Protein Sources In Past 30 Days
    • Bars Top List of Most Consumed or Purchased Products with Protein
    • Over Half of Consumers Ages 25 - 39 Buy or Eat Bars Formulated with Protein
    • U.S. Consumer Shopping Behaviors Related to Protein Ingredients