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Food and beverage industry experts gathered to talk about the latest in the protein market during The Protein Trends and Technologies Seminar, held on May 23-24 in Itasca, Illinois. The seminar -explored functional properties, nutrition and application of many protein sources. As discussed, consumers gravitate towards nutrient-dense ingredients, and protein has held its spot as an important macronutrient for achieving a healthy lifestyle.
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The U.S. dairy industry continues to make strides in sharing the story of dairy. The American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) held its annual meeting June 25 to 28 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The group of educators, scientists and industry representatives are committed to scientific and technical dairy advances, bringing new methods and technologies to the U.S. dairy industry by translating and communicating research findings.
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The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) is a hub for capturing and sharing insights related to the food and beverage industry. This year’s annual meeting and food expo, June 24-28 in Las Vegas, Nevada, was no different as suppliers exhibited to share new ingredients, solutions and offerings for global consumer packaged goods customers. To summarize the trends at the event, IFT17 was the year of simplicity, adventurous flavors and value-added foods.
The global appetite for cheese is expanding. Cheese consumption accounts for a reported 13% of global dairy consumption and is increasing at a rate of approximately 2% each year.1 The U.S. dairy industry is adequately prepared for this demand thanks to its rising, year-round, milk production capacity and ever-expanding portfolio of more than 600 cheese types. As an integral part of many regional and national cuisines, U.S. cheese is key to successful offerings that meet the health and taste needs of consumers.
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Predictions for the top flavor trends in 2017 are flooding the internet. Reports from McCormick’s Flavor Forecast and Comax Flavors list which flavors they expect to become popular amongst consumers throughout the year. These help inform food and beverage manufacturers and foodservice professionals, encouraging appealing and innovative product options for the market. In reviewing the expected flavor trends, it’s easy to see how U.S. dairy ingredients can bring those flavors to life while still providing better-for-you products.