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EU announces push to promote domestic plant protein market

By David Burrows

Food manufacturers could soon be able to source more plant-based proteins locally after the European Commission announced new policies to promote production and consumption of soy, chickpeas, lentils and rapeseed.

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.

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How to cash-in on customer reviews

By Nikki Cutler

Sports nutrition manufacturers must reformulate, not over-populate, as products are missing the mark, according new online review insight.

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Soylent ‘cult following’ in the US leads to UK launch

By Beth Newhart

Popular meal replacement drink Soylent launches in the UK this week, hoping to capitalize on its US success with its first global expansion. With research showing that skipping meals is becoming more commonplace in the UK, Soylent believes it can fill...

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NutraIngredients sports nutrition market survey: Three days left to have your say

By Robert Rose

While the sports nutrition market appears to be booming, it is important to keep reality in check. In our first ever sports nutrition survey we ask how market forces, regulations, and innovation are impacting the market. There's just three days left...

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Timing nutrient intake for peak performance: Lessons for the industry

By Will Chu

The concept of nutrient timing still has a place among the supplements and recovery aids that make up the sports nutrition sector, as an expert believes manufacturers can harness its principles to enhance a product's effectiveness.

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Protein sources matter: Meat vs nuts & seeds

By Tim Cutcliffe

Meat protein is linked to a substantially higher risk of death from heart disease, but protein from nuts and seeds are protective, find research published in the International Journal of Epidemiology.

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The protein challenge: meeting global demand

By Katy Askew

The food sector has witnessed a jump in demand for protein. But conflicting pressures mean this complex issue requires a nuanced response and leadership from the food industry.

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