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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 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.
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Follow ThinkUSAdairy on LinkedIn for market and consumer insights, conveniently listed in your newsfeed. The page highlights Dairy Spotlight posts that focus on consumer perception and how dairy ingredients can help food and beverage products thrive in the modern market.
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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.
With each new year comes a wave of articles telling consumers the best way to conquer their resolutions. Of course, one of the most prominent resolution-related topics is weight management, and articles like this one from Women’s Health reach the masses with callouts for the best and worst diets. These types of conversations influence consumer perceptions and new product launches every year. In looking at diet trends for 2017, U.S. dairy ingredients can help deliver products that meet the latest consumer demands.