On our latest Cold Corner podcast, Caulipower’s Founder & CEO, Gail Becker, joins Editor-in-Chief Michael Costa to discuss the company’s recent packaging redesign, the R&D process for bringing Caulipower products to market, how the company is faring with current supply chain issues, Caulipower’s community outreach as part of its sustainability strategy, and what really constitutes “better-for-you” cold foods in stores today.
Colorado-based Planterra Foods is expanding its portfolio of plant-based products in the fresh and frozen category by launching a variety of new items for families to have more options of convenient, delicious plant-based meals at home. Available now, consumers can add the OZO Frozen Nuggets (10.6 oz.), plant-based Chicken Patties (4, 2.5 oz. patties), and Italian Style Meatballs (12-1 oz. meatballs) as well as fresh Smokehouse Burgers (2-4 oz. patties) and plant-based Ground Turkey (12 oz.) to their plant-based rotation of delicious OZO meals.
Jennie-O Turkey Store announced the launch of a new product called Jennie-O turkey burger blends. Made from a combination of white meat turkey, black beans, whole grain rice and pepitas, these carefully selected and nutritious ingredients offer consumers the combined benefits of lean, meat-based and plant-forward protein (15g) and fiber (5g) in one tasty turkey burger.
Alpha Foods has made their plant-based Chik’n Nuggets accessible worldwide through a new partnership with KFC in Hong Kong. As part of KFC’s “New Era” plant-based series (which also includes Gardein's New Era chicken burger) the popular Alpha Nuggets are now available to carnivores and flexitarians alike at select locations across Hong Kong.
The report finds consumers are becoming conscious of the effects their diet has on the environment.
November 21, 2019
According to the 2019 Power of Meat Report, compiled by the Food Marketing Institute, Washington, D.C., and Foundation for Meat & Poultry Education & Research, Washington, D.C., eating meat is still the norm.
According to Euromonitor International’s health and nutrition survey, 21% of the surveyed global consumers are trying to limit their meat intake, driving sales of global meat substitutes to reach $23 billion by 2023.
October 22, 2019
Fresh meat represents 89% of the total volume of meat sold globally, and is projected to grow by 2% annually through 2023, according to a study released by Euromonitor International, UK.
The broadening interest in plant-based diets has also resulted in meat alternatives moving beyond their original vegetarian and vegan domain to encompass a much broader base of flexitarians.
December 14, 2018
Eight in 10 U.S. consumers have changed their own or their family’s diets to try to be healthier, with over 39% of them increasing consumption of fruits and vegetables, according to the 2018 Consumer Lifestyles Survey, conducted by Innova Market Insights, The Netherlands.