Food Protein Ingredients Directory
The following is a list of a list of companies that supply protein and related ingredients important for the formulation of protein-centric food, beverage and nutritional products. The list is compiled from sponsors and exhibitors at the 2013-2020 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminars.
NEW 2020 PROTEIN TRENDS & TECHNOLOGIES SEMINAR
SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS
Sponsor of the 2020 Seat Covers and an Exhibitor
Ingredion is a leading global ingredient solutions provider. Meet growing consumer demand for products rich in plant protein and consumer appeal with expertise and ingredient solutions you can trust. Rely on Ingredion’s comprehensive portfolio of plant proteins, including pulse flours, concentrates and isolates to overcome your food and beverage formulation challenges. Count on Ingredion to anticipate and deliver high-quality ingredients and market shaping innovations. More at www.ingredion.us/plantprotein
Sponsor of the 2020 Notepad and an Exhibitor
Milk Specialties Global is an industry-leading manufacturer of nutritional ingredients for the health and wellness, performance nutrition and functional food industries, with manufacturing facilities in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Nebraska, Illinois and California. The core of Milk Specialties Global’s business is in high protein dairy ingredients such as whey protein isolates, whey protein concentrates (34-80% protein), milk protein isolate, milk protein concentrates (70-85% protein), micellar casein, organic dairy proteins, lactose free dairy proteins and hydrolysates. Also provided are game changing value-added ingredients PRObev™ and BARsoft™.
Sponsor of the 2020 Wednesday Reception and an Exhibitor
Austrade is a leading supplier of Non-GMO & Organic proteins: Heliaflor® Sunflower | Almond | Cashew | Chia | Fava Bean | Golden Flax | Hemp | Mung Bean | Pea | Pumpkin Seed (Roasted & Unroasted) | Walnut | Wheat Germ | White, Brown & Sprouted Brown Rice.
Sponsor of the 2020 Wednesday In-session Attendee Gift and an Exhibitor
AGT Foods is a global leader in value-added processing of pulses, staple foods and a leading supplier of ingredients derived from pulses (dry peas, lentils, chickpeas, faba beans), including pasta, bread crumb replacement, flours, proteins, fibers and starches. AGT Foods was founded on the principle “From Producer to the World,” producing and supplying nutritious, natural pulse ingredient products to markets around the world. For more information visit our website at: www.agtfoods.com
Sponsor of the 2020 Attendee Bag and an Exhibitor
Biospringer is a global producer of yeast ingredients from natural origin. Our Springer line of yeast ingredients can be used to mask off-notes of proteins. New to the Biospringer portfolio is Springer Proteissimo yeast protein. It is the first, complete vegan protein from an environmentally friendly yeast fermentation that has neutral flavor with no off-notes. Applications include meat analogs, dairy analogs, cereals and prepared foods. Stop by our booth to learn more.
Sponsor of the 2020 Sampling Station and an Exhibitor
Tatua is a global leader in the manufacture and development of specialized dairy protein and functional ingredients. Our specialized dairy-based ingredients, manufactured from our New Zealand milk supply, are used in sports nutrition, infant & medical nutrition and microbial nutrition applications. Additionally, our non-dairy protein ingredients deliver flexibility for today’s market demands. Combining our specialized ingredients with our natural dairy flavors, we deliver quality, high-protein solutions that help drive our customers’ innovation and growth strategies.
Sponsor of the 2020 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar
The International Protein Board (iPB) is a global protein nutrition authority providing evidence-based and fact-driven information on general and applied protein nutrition topics including requirements/recommendations, aging, weight management, safety, sport performance, fitness, etc. The iPB consists of professionals on four continents dedicated to better understanding of protein matters through research, practice and education. The iPB members have over 300 years of protein research and application experience, as well as over 1,000 peer-reviewed publications.
Sponsor of the 2020 Wednesday Breakfast and an Exhibitor
Flavor Insights is a west coast flavor boutique with a sweet spot in sport nutrition and protein. Our flavor and formulation team have a proven track record of creating some of the most successful and innovative national brands in the sport supplement and beverage arena, while operating with the flexibility and responsiveness of a family-run business.
Sponsor of the 2020 Tuesday Night Reception and an Exhibitor
The American Pulse Association and USA Dry Pea & Lentil Council are a coalition of non-profit organizations devoted to increasing the consumption of pulse crops. Pulse crops which include all lentils, chickpeas, dry peas and dry beans are a nutrient-dense, delicious, versatile and sustainable source of plant-based protein. Learn more at www.usapulses.org
Sponsor of the 2020 Wednesday Lunch
The Consulate General of Canada in Minneapolis is the Government of Canada’s representative in the Upper Midwest. Its business development team works to build trade, investment and technology relationships between businesses and organizations in Canada and the United States. Don’t miss the Consulate-supported luncheon on Wednesday, which will feature high-quality, innovative Canadian ingredients—including, of course, alternative proteins! www.international.gc.ca
With over 100 years in the gelatin and collagen markets, Nitta Gelatin is a trusted supplier of versatile, leading-edge protein ingredients. Our collagen peptide product portfolio features a wide range of ingredient solutions for the food, pharmaceutical, and dietary supplement industries under our Wellnex brand. No matter what your specifications or requirements, you can be confident that Nitta Gelatin will provide unsurpassed quality and technical service, customized to your unique application.
Flottweg manufactures high quality centrifugal separators, Sedicanters, decanter centrifuges, and belt presses for the production of beer, wine, cider, fruit juices, vegetable protein and starches. Our technology encompasses core functions in many industrial sectors, i.e. clarifying liquids, separating liquid suspensions, and concentrating/dewatering solids. We also manufacture decanter centrifuges for solvent wet extraction applications requiring purged equipment (Class1, Div 1 rated).
Roxlor specializes in the manufacture and distribution of innovative, branded ingredients for the food, nutraceutical and cosmeceutical markets. Roxlor marketed ingredients include Cynatine® FLX (joint health), Cynatine® HNS (internal beauty), EnzyBoost® (improved digestion and systemic enzyme complex) and ProGo™ (Hydrolyzed Salmon Protein). ProGo™ is a natural, highly functional protein isolate made from marine sources, extracted through a natural process so functional and nutritional properties are preserved. It is hydrolyzed, so that it contains oligopeptides and peptides with a molecular weight of less than 3000 Daltons (50% of the peptides are less than 1000 Daltons).
AIDP, Inc. is an industry leader in developing and sourcing innovative ingredients for the health, functional food and beverage industries. AIDP is an expert in providing advanced plant proteins with a special focus on pea proteins. Introducing three new PeasiPro™ products for beverages and alternative meats—Peasipro™Creamy; Peasipro™Sol’N; and Peasipro™TX. AIDP’s complete portfolio features unique ingredients for cognition, digestive health, botanicals, sustainably sourced clean label ingredients and products solving formulation challenges.
Amano Enzyme is a worldwide enzyme manufacturer with subsidiaries in the USA, Europe and Asia. Amano Enzyme USA manufactures microbial source, Non-GMO enzymes for a number of applications involving protein hydrolysis and processing, such as improving solubility and physical properties of proteins; enhancing flavor of meat and vegetable protein hydrolysates; enhancing dairy flavors; production of whey/casein hydrolysates, in addition to other applications in the food, nutraceutical, diagnostic and pharmaceutical industries.
The company group Herbstreith & Fox is a producer of high-quality pectin for the food and non-food industries. The product range is supplemented by the subsidiary Herbafood Ingredients GmbH. Herbafood produces functional dietary fibers with a focus on citrus or apple fibers. These fit perfectly into “clean & simple” concepts for vegan emulsions as well as for stabilization, texturization and increasing the viscosity in food applications. The medium to dark-brown colored apple extract, Herbarom, adds taste accents by rounding off flavor profiles with applications in beverages, baked goods, sauces and meat products. www.herbstreith-fox.de/en/
Emsland Group is a manufacturer of plant-based ingredients from renewable raw materials including potatoes and peas. The company uses nature to create a diverse ingredient portfolio of vegetable proteins, clean label and modified starches, fibers, potato flakes and granules for use in a wide variety of food formulations. Emsland specializes in the production, application and supply of plant-based ingredients to advance the constantly growing health and wellness market segment. www.emsland-group.de/e
Parabel’s award winning LENTEIN plant protein is made from water lentils grown in sustainable hydroponic ponds in Florida. LENTEIN is a complete protein, free of food allergens, highly digestible and higher in EAAs and BCAAs than other plant proteins, including soy. Parabel has commercialized 6 different LENTEIN products: flour, concentrates, isolate and peptides with functionalities suitable for most applications. The crop is highly scalable with the plant doubling in biomass every day, leading to daily harvests.
EARLIER PROTEIN TRENDS & TECHNOLOGIES SEMINAR
SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS
Sponsor of the 2019 AM & PM In-session Snack and an Exhibitor
PURIS™ is a family-owned company founded in 1985 in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Built with intention over 30 years, our plant-based food system benefits every link in the chain of production: flavorful and nutritious choices for people, profitable opportunities for growers, flexible ingredients for food makers, and practices that nourish soil, the environment, and life on earth. We are proud to be the ONLY grown and made in the USA Pea Protein Company. Our offerings include not just pea protein, but pea starches and pea fibers as well as whole pulse flours including chickpea, faba, black bean and red and green lentils to name just a few. www.purisfoods.com/
Sponsor of the 2019 Attendee Binder and 2019 Formulating with Proteins Magazine
Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavors, tastes and kitchen ingredients. In close collaboration with food and beverage partners, it develops tastes that delight consumers the world over. Strategically focused on Health and Wellbeing, Givaudan is investing in advanced solutions for flavorful plant based foods, high protein products and next generation protein sources. With a passion to understand consumers’ preferences and a relentless drive to innovate, Givaudan is at the forefront of creating flavors that “engage your senses.” www.givaudan.com/flavours/health-and-well-being/protein
Sponsor of the 2019 Formulating with Proteins Magazine and Registration Desk Gift and an Exhibitor
Agropur Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Agropur Cooperative, which is a North American dairy industry leader founded in 1938. With sales of $6.4 billion in 2017, Agropur is a source of pride to its 3,290 members and 8,300 employees who pursue its vision every day: “Better dairy. Better world.” Agropur processes more than 13 billion pounds of milk per year at its 39 plants across North America. www.agropurcheese.com/
Sponsor of the 2019 Registration Lanyard
Tastepoint by IFF’s purpose is to be the spark that advances our customers. We’re an agile, energetic partner with a fresh perspective. Together, we’ll create a fresh take on taste. Tastepoint not only provides world class taste solutions, we also offer market trend reports, regulatory support, quick turnaround, great customer service, and sensory and consumer insights. www.tastepoint.com
Sponsor of the 2019 Formulating with Proteins Magazine
Idaho Milk Products continually produces the highest-quality milk proteins and the best all-around service you deserve. Our vertical integration provides full lot traceability from the dairy to your facility. When tested by third-party trained panels, our dairy proteins consistently out-perform competitor products in delivering superior solubility, texture, hydration, consistency, and flavor. Our innovative IdaPlus 1085, an enhanced 85% milk protein isolate is ideal for clean label, high-protein RTDs, yogurt, flavored milks and ice cream. www.idahomilk.com/
Sponsor of the 2019 Wednesday PM Break and an Exhibitor and the Formulating with Proteins Magazine
ICL Food Specialties is a Global leader in providing ingredient systems that deliver texture and stability to food and beverage products. Its application experts partner with customers to create innovations that satisfy ever-changing market and consumer trends. ICL Food Specialties is investing in leading technologies and application capabilities to deliver new functional ingredients that inspire product development across the world. Whether you specialize in bakery, dairy, meat or beverage products, it has a product solution to satisfy your needs. www.iclfood.com/
Sponsor of the 2019 Wednesday Breakfast and an Exhibitor
International Dehydrated Foods, LLC (IDF) is the largest producer of advanced technology ingredients from poultry, including breakthrough chicken protein powders and bone broth collagen protein. Our innovative product technologies include patent-pending CHiKPRO®Chicken Protein Powder, Bone Broth Collagen and Organic Chicken Ingredients. IDF is a trusted supplier to the largest global food and supplement manufacturers for over 40 years. www.idf.com/
Sponsor of the 2019 Wednesday AM Break and an Exhibitor
Innovating food technology since 2005 Axiom Foods offers the only FDA GRAS, non-GMO verified, clinically tested, multi-functional, 100% digestible, allergen-friendly, neutral plant proteins quality-controlled to the field level. Large commercial quantities are available – from Oryzatein rice protein, with patented sports claims as good as whey, to pea, hemp and sacha inchi plant proteins, plus whole grain certified oat and rice dairy-alternatives. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Axiom Foods continues to raise the bar on nutrition-packed, clean label ingredients. www.axiomfoods.com/
Sponsor of the 2019 Wednesday PM In-session Attendee Gift and an Exhibitor
Sensient is the preferred partner for providing superior quality food ingredients offering integrated flavor, color and technology solutions that are label-friendly. Our expert technologists develop customized solutions to target and eliminate specific undesired tastes and mouthfeel, enabling protein-based product makers to create healthy food and beverages without compromising taste. www.sensientflavorsandfragrances.com/
Sponsor of the 2019 Water Bottle and an Exhibitor
A trusted partner for over 60 years, PLT offers food & beverage consumer products companies ingredients that help create highly nutritious gluten-free, protein and DHA enhanced products – as well as clean label ingredient solutions for shelf-life extension and improved overall product quality. We also offer a broad portfolio of scientifically-supported health & wellness ingredients that help differentiate consumer products. These include best-in-class solutions for energy, heart health, weight management, bone & joint health and more. www.plthealth.com/
Sponsor of the 2019 Attendee Bag
KeyLeaf is the world’s leading authority in plant-based extracts and ingredients as products. With our vast experience in plant extraction, concentration, isolation, and modification of material properties, we look forward to bringing about the future of value-added novel plant-based ingredients. www.keyleaf.ca/
Sponsor of the 2019 Formulating with Proteins Magazine and an Exhibitor
Get ahead and stay ahead in a sea of consumer and category change with ADM. From plant-based proteins to great taste, sweetening solutions to functional ingredients, ADM offers more of what you need. Our extensive portfolio of on-trend ingredients, technical ingenuity and creative intelligence help you anticipate and solve for business challenges, market changes and product opportunities. www.adm.com/
Sponsor of the 2019 Formulating with Proteins Magazine
Innovative global player in yeast, bacteria and pure molecule from fermentation, Gnosis by Lesaffre provides scientifically-proven and sustainably-sourced active ingredients and solutions to customers in the pharmaceutical, nutritional & functional food industries for a wide range of health benefits. Designed to meet modern consumers’ expectations of alternatives to animal protein, Lynside® ProteYn is unique: It offers the advantage of being a complete, yet non-animal, protein source with a low environmental impact. Gnosis by Lesaffre: www.gnosisbylesaffre.com product website Lynside® ProteYn. www.lynside-proteyn.com
Sponsor of the 2019 Formulating with Proteins Magazine
Vitalus is the leading supplier of sophisticated, customized dairy ingredients. Our advanced facilities and FSSC 22000 certified plant, we process raw milk into dairy ingredients that are superior in quality, nutritional value & functionality. Our Milk Protein Concentrates and Milk Protein Isolates (MPC’s and MPI’s) are derived from liquid skim milk that has been concentrated to the desired protein levels, followed by a spray drying process. We also developed low lactose MPC’s and heat-stable MPC’s. www.vitalus.com/en/
Sponsor of the 2019 Formulating with Proteins Magazine
Sabinsa is a highly regarded, responsible and sustainable manufacturer and global supplier of high-quality ingredients for functional foods, beverages and nutraceuticals. Its founding mission, stated 30+ years ago, was to utilize modern scientific methods to build upon traditional Ayurvedic knowledge to improve human health. The initiative has produced over 140 products, including 100 standardized botanical extracts, and Promond™, an all-natural, versatile almond protein powder with a complete amino acid profile and winning taste. www.sabinsa.com
Sponsor of the 2019 Formulating with Proteins Magazine
Osage Food Products is an ingredient supply company that offers a range of dairy proteins, plant based proteins, flavors and other ingredients for the food and nutrition industries. Our 20 year experience and established relationships with manufacturers allow us to be a valuable sourcing partner, assisting our customers in finding the products they need at competitive pricing. Our customers and suppliers know how committed Osage is to quality and service. www.osagefood.com/
Sponsor of the 2019 Formulating with Proteins Magazine
Family owned since 1938, Erie specializes in dairy protein ingredients and is a leading manufacturer and supplier of calcium, sodium and potassium caseinates, milk protein concentrate and milk protein isolate. It also offers specialty pre-mixes and custom formulations. Erie’s latest innovation, PRO-CRISPS® packs 90% AS-IS protein content into a milk protein crisp that is gluten-free, non-GMO, all-natural, low-carb and endlessly customizable. PRO-CRISPS won Food Ingredients Europe’s 2017 “Growth Categories Innovation Award.” www.eriefoods.com/
COSUCRA has manufactured naturally grown specialty food ingredients since 1852. Its current focus is on yellow peas and chicory root inulin fiber. COSUCRA created a North American subsidiary in 2018 to further build customer intimacy. With our technological, sustainability and farm to fork traceability leadership positions, we are READY FOR THE FUTURE with the commissioning of our €35 million investment in Belgium to increase the capacity of Pisane™ pea protein, Swelite™ functional pea fiber and Nastar™ functional pea starch. In 1990, COSUCRA launched pea based solutions. Plant-based nutrition, gluten-free, allergen-free, sustainable and farm to fork traceability agriculture practices with local farmers are key consumer drivers. Non-GMO Project Verified and USDA NOP. www.cosucra.com/
NZMP is Fonterra’s dairy ingredients and solutions brand, a global dairy nutrition company. With one of the broadest ranges of dairy protein ingredients, NZMP delivers real market advantage, backed by Fonterra’s grass-fed New Zealand farming heritage, dairy expertise and world-class quality standards. Explore how NZMP proteins meet consumer needs for great taste and clean label with examples of great tasting bar and beverage concepts made with unique SureProtein™ ingredients. Please visit www.nzmp.com/global/en.html
Synergy Flavors® is a global supplier of flavors, extracts and essences for the food, beverage, and nutrition industries. With over 130 years of expertise, Synergy combines a heritage of flavor development with proprietary extraction technology, blending art and science to create exceptional taste profiles. Research and collaboration with our parent company, Carbery, a leader in advanced whey proteins for nutritional markets, enables Synergy to develop high quality solutions that strike the perfect balance of taste and nutrition. www.synergytaste.com/nutrition-flavors
Aroma Performance is a Global Business Unit of Solvay, a multi-specialty chemical company, with around 24.500 employees in 61 countries and net sales of 10.1 billion in 2017. Aroma Performance designs quality vanillin-based solutions since 1884 and was the first to synthetize and to produce the vanillin molecule on an industrial scale. Its portfolio includes vanillin-based natural solutions that are used to mask protein formulations off-notes and to boost the overall taste of food, beverage and dietary supplements. In addition to that, Solvay is currently concentrating on renewable energy sourcing to meet its customers needs and expectations for the future. www.safevanillin.com/en/index.html
Edlong offers the broadest portfolio of natural dairy and dairy-free flavors that provide unique functionality, build mouthfeel and mask off-notes from plant proteins—all while delivering authentic taste and helping to simplify labels. In sweet, savory or plant-based applications, Edlong’s flavors address today’s consumer preferences and help food product developers create indulgent, culinary experiences by enhancing taste and improving the sensory perception of richness in products with reduced sugar, salt or fat. Visit www.edlong.com
Grande® manufactures specialized dairy ingredients for food and beverage processors, providing dedicated staff along with a technology center and test kitchen for customer support and new product development. Grande Bravo® whey proteins have unique water binding & textural properties. Grande WPCrisp® is a patented line of textured whey protein crisps. Grande Primo® Yogurt Powder delivers authentic yogurt flavor and creamy texture. Grande Ultra® Whey Protein Isolate has the optimum combination of clarity and flavor. www.grandecig.com/
Founded in 1941, MGP is the largest U.S. supplier of specialty wheat proteins and starches. All of the company’s wheat starches and many of its wheat proteins are Non-GMO Project Verified. MGP offers Clean Label ingredients, along with a gluten-free fiber option, and has recently obtained Certified Organic status. Among prominent ingredients in MGP’s portfolio are the following: * Arise® Wheat Protein Isolates * TruTex® Textured Wheat Proteins * Fibersym® RW Resistant Wheat Starch * Midsol™ Cook-Up Wheat Starches * Pregel™ Instant Wheat Starches.
Let MGP’s experts assist you with selecting the right ingredients for your product formulations. Visit www.mgpingredients.com/food or call 866.547.5122.
TruActive™ MPC 85 is the world’s first dairy ingredient to receive GRAS status for an alternative to pasteurization. Our cold processed UV treatment retains immunologically active raw milk proteins that pasteurization destroys. Independent measurements proved TruActive™ contains 20 to 48 times more complement proteins than competitive MPC 85 products. A clinical trial demonstrated TruActive™ more than doubled vaccine response compared to a soy protein. The taste and dissolution are excellent as the proteins are un-denatured. www.tamarackbiotics.com/
FCI Flavors provides superior quality flavors to the supplement, natural foods and functional foods industries. FlavorSweet® is an all-natural masking agent and flavor enhancer. It is excellent for masking off notes associated with vitamins, minerals, amino acids, herbal extracts and high intensity sweeteners. FlavorSweet® has a clean, slightly sweet profile that works well with most flavor systems and is label friendly. FlavorSweet® is now available USDA Organic. www.fciflavors.com/
Based on the latest in food science knowledge, and utilizing proprietary technology, Zea10 produces highly sustainable, Beretein® protein ingredients from brewers’ grains. With excellent taste and solubility, our Beretein® products provide formulators with a plant-based isolate that can complement pulses to create complete protein ingredients ideally suited for RTM, low acid RTD and bar applications. Also, by utilizing saved grains grown and processed in North America we provide top quality products with unmatched sustainability. www.zea10.com/
Mullins Cheese & Whey is 3rd generation family owned business. The milk comes from 750 Wisconsin dairies within a 150 mile radius of our 2 plants. At full capacity we can produce close to 850,000 lbs. of cheese a day which converts into approximately 40,000 lbs. of WPI a day. Once the milk is received, it is converted into cheese within 6 to 10 hours. At this point the whey is split and run through a multiple stage filtration process concentrating the product into WPI within 8 to 16 hours. It’s this fast converting process that is part of why the Mullins product is some of the highest quality WPI in the world. www.mullinswhey.com/
ADM/Matsutani LLC will showcase Fibersol®, a premier line of soluble prebiotic dietary fiber ingredients. Fibersol is included in the FDA’s dietary fiber definition and can fulfill consumer desires for tasty, fiber-full foods and beverages that are well tolerated and have proven satiety benefits. Fibersol contains 90% dietary fiber and has a low-calorie content, offering solutions for sugar reduction. Fibersol’s functional benefits can enable variety of label claims, including sugar/calorie reduction, digestive health or weight management. www.fibersol.com/
Texture Technologies is the North American distributor of the TA.XT family of Texture Analyzers.The TA.XT Plus is the leading texture analyzer used in the food industry. Our experience ranges through meats, cereals, vegetables and a host of various ingredients. The TA.XT Plus is the latest in the series of Texture Analyzers. The Exponent software allows for an unlimited variety of tests and test conditions. Tests can be automated for a one- button activation so even inexperienced operator can conduct routine tests. We have a wide range of probes and fixtures to suit any product test. www.texturetechnologies.com/
As a major supplier of 2000+ aromatic raw materials to flavor houses, VIGON is now making its revolutionary flavor ingredient technologies available directly to foods manufacturers. Vigon will be showcasing a line of hig-impact true-tasting peanut CO2 extracts, along with revolutionary biotech Non-chinese Vanillin Natural. www.vigon.com/
As a global supply chain partner, Mitsubishi International Food Ingredients, Inc. (MIFI) is focused on achieving excellence in the sourcing and distribution of food and nutritional and pharmaceutical ingredients. Our world-renowned reputation and premier level of service in the food supply chain industry is based on our extensive technical expertise, innovative product solutions, strong commitment to customer care, and thriving vendor relationships both close to home and around the global. Connect with us on LinkedIn. www.mifiusa.com
Sponsor of the 2018 Registration Desk Gift and an Exhibitor
Headquartered in Nanjing, China, with sales, service and warehousing around the globe, we have established our brand as one of quality, consistency and reliability. For more than two decades we have dedicated ourselves to state-of-the-art materials selection, manufacturing, logistics and service. Our international team has the knowledge and the commitment to support your company and customers globally. Let Fenchem be your trusted partner in supplying the highest quality ingredients, on time and at a great price.
Sponsor of the 2018 Formulating with Protein Magazine
As consumers’ interest in nutrition and general wellness grows, Kerry is responding with a focus on Taste & Nutrition. We are experts at placing the science of nutrition at the forefront of food and beverage product development. Kerry began as a dairy co-operative in 1972 and has strategically grown to be a leading global supplier with an extensive protein offering, including a portfolio of dairy and plant-based protein solutions developed for a wide variety of applications.
Sponsor of the 2018 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar
Euromonitor International is the world’s leading independent provider of global business intelligence and strategic market research, creating data and analysis on thousands of products and services around the world. Euromonitor International’s global market research database, Passport, provides statistics, analysis, reports, surveys and breaking news on industries, countries and consumers worldwide. Passport connects market research to your company goals and annual planning, analyzing market content, competitor insight and future trends impacting businesses globally.
Sponsor of the 2018 Attendee Seminar Bag and an Exhibitor
Blue Pacific Flavors is committed to achieving Farm to Flavor authenticity in our products. We are pioneers in the natural, GMO-free and Organic category, focusing ingenuity and science to create authentic fruit flavors, sweet flavors and clean label ingredients. Partner with us in our state-of-the art R&D Application facilities for your next beverage, plant-based milk, bakery, nutritional food/supplement, frozen dessert or diary project www.bluepacificflavors, Office 1-626-934-0099.
Sponsor of the 2018 Formulating with Protein Magazine and an Exhibitor
As part of Royal FrieslandCampina, one of the largest dairy cooperatives with 18,645 dairy farmers in the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium and a worldwide presence in over 32 countries, FrieslandCampina Ingredients has unique control of the complete value chain, ensuring the highest possible level of quality. We work with dedication and passion to redefine dairy-based ingredients across North America and create opportunities for innovation, while delivering the highest level of nutrition to mainstream food and beverages. Our specialized categories include Infant, Medical, and Performance Nutrition. From grass-to- glass, we bring the greatest innovative, nutritional and functional value to customers’ products.
Sponsor of the 2018 Formulating with Protein Magazine and an Exhibitor
In formulating food and beverages today, manufacturers are faced with a range of challenges, from keeping up with consumer preferences to understanding changes in available technologies. When addressing the need for texture, mouthfeel, suspension and/or protein stabilization, product developers can rely on highly functional and versatile hydrocolloids from CP Kelco to play a key role. With our state-of-the-art R&D facilities and experts around the globe, CP Kelco offers world-class product development to support our customers.
Sponsor of the 2018 Formulating with Protein Magazine
FutureCeuticals, Inc. is an industry leader in the research, development and manufacture of fruit, vegetable and grain-based products for the functional food, cosmetics and dietary supplement markets. With over 2,000 acres of farmland and over 1,000,000 square feet of manufacturing and research facilities in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, California and Europe, we are vertically integrated from field to finished product and offer a comprehensive line of fruit, vegetable and grain-based powders, extracts and blends.
DSM scientists have developed a new technology that creates a valuable plant-based and mask off-notes while replicating real dairy taste and simplifying labels across a range of sweet, savory and plant-based applications. Our flavors also enhance taste and richness in products with reduced sugar, salt or fat. Rely on the only WBENC certified woman-owned protein source from the by-product of canola oil extraction. Called CanolaPRO™, it has a wide range of uses in food production. CanolaPRO™ has a very high nutritional quality (PDCAAS=1) and contains all the essential amino acids needed for muscle growth and body maintenance in an optimal ratio. It has a balanced taste profile that can be incorporated in a broad range of applications. CanolaPRO™ is entirely soluble over a broad pH range and shows outstanding foaming and emulsifying properties without grittiness.
Sensus America is a leading manufacturer of Chicory RootFiber. These ingredients are distinguished in the market by unique, functional properties. Properties such as texture enhancement, humectancy and sweetness provide a range of benefits, including sugar and fat replacement. These properties have proven beneficial in products geared toward the trend of increased fiber and protein. Nutritionally, research shows that Chicory Root Fiber consumption limits.
Bioriginal sources, formulates, blends and packages a variety of organic plant and dairy proteins and specialty nutrition products. Using our network of company-owned facilities throughout North America, we work closely with our strategic customers to develop finished turnkey retail products in the customer’s brand. Bioriginal’s proteins include organic bovine, goat, pumpkin, hemp, SolaThin® potato and Alfapro® alfalfa extracts. Forms range from concentrates and isolates to organic and non-GMO options. Packaging includes tubs, bottles, sachets, capsules and bulk.
Biogon, GmbH introduces A20plus, the first 100% hydrolyzed whey protein that is not bitter. 70% oligos divided into 65% tri- and dipeptides and 35% amino acids, A20plus sets a higher standard for “light” protein absorption, internally and topically. New bottle system, shake and drink an easy mixable powder which stays suspended. A20plus eliminates unpleasant texture, intestinal discomfort, with no sensitivity to hot and cold.
Layn Corp is a global leader in the vertically integrated production of premium quality natural sweeteners. With 20+ years of experience, Layn has pioneered the natural high-intensity sweetener industry with innovative products designed to meet the needs of our international food, beverage and pharmaceutical customer base. Layn’s portfolio of monk fruit, stevia extracts and other functional botanicals offers a superior taste profile, focus on sustainability and proprietary formulations to satisfy a broad range of customer-specific applications.
Sponsor of the 2017 Wednesday Breakfast and an Exhibitor
REAL Eggs are truly incredible and can perform more than 20 unique functions in food applications. With all this functionality from a natural, consumer-friendly ingredient, why would you use anything else? If you don’t ask the question, your customers just might. Learn how REAL Eggs make a REAL difference.
Sponsor of the 2017 Formulating with Proteins Magazine
Arla Foods Ingredients is a global leader in natural whey ingredients for products in a range of categories – from sports, clinical and infant nutrition to beverages, bakery, dairy and ice cream. The cornerstones of our business are innovative ingredients, world-class facilities and a staff of dedicated experts. Drawing on our portfolio of functional and nutritional whey proteins, milk minerals, lactose and permeate, our expert team delivers solutions that bring new food products quickly and efficiently to market. Our application centres run hundreds of customer product trials every week. All ingredients are produced using state-of-the-art processing technology at our plant in Denmark, or by one of our joint ventures in Argentina, Germany and the UK.
Sponsor of the 2017 International Protein Product Retrievals
RQA is the global leader in providing quality assurance and food safety solutions to the food industry, including Retail Quality Audits, Counterfeit Investigation, Consumer Complaint Retrieval, Product Retrieval and Recall Services. With our Crisis Planning & Management and RQA’s Food Forensics™ contaminant investigation services, we offer the most comprehensive quality and risk management support available. Whether you need to assess your product quality and market conditions at retail, retrieve consumer complaint or competitive samples, perform vulnerability assessments as part of your Food Defense Plan development, optimize your Crisis Management capabilities, or even execute a product recall, RQA can help.
Sponsor of the 2017 Lanyard and an Exhibitor
Lactalis Ingredients is the worldwide leader in the dairy ingredients industry producing consistent, high quality, and innovative whey and dairy proteins to support customer’s expectations globally. Alongside the successful launch of the latest innovation in whey protein, Pronativ®. Lactalis continues to innovate within the dairy industry with products such as; Eggstend®, Heat Stable WPC80 & WPI, WPI95. Combined, these products bring stronger functional and nutritional benefits to the Sports Nutrition, Active & Healthy lifestyle, Infant Nutrition, and Food Industries.
Sponsor of the 2017 Tuesday Evening Reception
The U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) helps buyers discover the U.S. dairy industry’s capabilities to fulfill diverse business needs. USDEC’s Global Marketing Program works with food and beverage manufacturers to use the unique ingredients made from milk to deliver on-trend applications. U.S. Dairy innovation ideas are presented on ThinkUSAdairy.org, tailored to the diverse needs of global buyers, foodservice professionals and food and beverage manufacturers. Take advantage an ever-growing global appetite for nutritional dairy offerings to help consumers thrive.
Sponsor of the 2017 Special Report and an Exhibitor
RiceBran Technologies (NASDAQ: RIBT and RIBTW), is a global leader in the production and marketing of value added ingredients derived from stabilized rice bran. RIBT has proprietary and patented intellectual property that enables the conversion of rice bran, one of the world’s most underutilized food sources, into a number of highly nutritious human food ingredients, which are Vegan, Non-GMO Verified, Gluten Free and make Whole Grain Rice and Brown Rice Flour packaging claims possible.
Sponsor of the 2017 PTT Formulating with Proteins Magazine and an Exhibitor
Naturally…Making Healthy Taste Great™ is the core of FlavorHealth’s mission to create natural flavor solutions that help food and beverage manufacturers deliver healthier products without compromising the taste experience. Through innovation, technology and consumer insights, we take ingredients found in nature to create bitter balancing, sodium reduction and sweet enhancement solutions. Our natural flavors allow for a significant reduction in sugar and salt of up to 50% and our bitter balancing systems mitigate the off taste of healthy ingredients such as proteins, minerals, vitamins and polyphenols.
Sponsor of the 2017 Hotel Keycard and an Exhibitor
Science-backed functional ingredients from one dedicated source. Originates represents the highest quality fish oil concentrates, protein, herbal extract, collagen and gelatin ingredients sourced from our manufacturer partners. Case in point: our exclusive protein ingredient, Romega® Herring Caviar from Arctic Nutrition. Neutral tasting and boasting an amino acid profile designed by nature, this marine protein is shaking up the category.
Sponsor of the 2017 Luggage Tags and an Exhibitor
Prinova is a leading global supplier of complete ingredient, flavor, blending and contract manufacturing solutions to the food, beverage and nutrition industries. As a single-source partner, we pride ourselves in simplifying processes and offering manufacturing from concept to completion. We strive to help our customers achieve speed to market with on-trend finished goods. Building upon our expertise in flavoring proteins and using exclusive natural sweetening systems, Prinova develops fortified products and sports nutrition solutions that surpass expectations.
Sponsor of the 2017 Attendee Bag and an Exhibitor
Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts, an ADM company, is a major producer of peanut protein often referred to as peanut flour. Peanut flour is an excellent source of plant protein with a wide variety of applications due to its wonderful flavor profile. Peanut flour is offered in “all natural” and 100% organic versions in a variety of fat and roast levels that determines flavor level and color. Protein levels range from a low of 40% to over 50%. In addition, peanut flour/protein is Kosher OU, GMO free, Gluten-free and extremely stable.
Sponsor of the 2017 PTT Formulating with Proteins Magazine and an Exhibitor
Our commitment to excellence in Flavor products had a humble beginning, but this start has taught us the meaning of building strong ties to our customers, our friends, and the community. Mother Murphy’s is large enough to meet the needs of global players and small enough to be responsive to each and every one of our customers, no matter their size, Mother Murphy’s is a one-stop shopping source for new and existing flavors. Our chemists are standing by to savor any flavor-and replicate it-molecule by molecule, with the fastest turnaround in the industry. Add our willingness to do small batches and our determination to meet and beat competitors’ prices and you’ll know why we’re the choice of industry giants, whether in baking, beverage or tobacco.
Sponsor of the 2017 Wednesday In-conference PM Gift
Using advanced protein extraction and fractionation process, Essentia creates valuable protein solutions for the global food and nutrition industries. Our bone broth protein powders supply vital nutrients including collagen that support bone, joint, gut, metabolic, and skin health. Committed to providing only the highest quality products, our raw materials are sustainably sourced and manufactured in the USA in USDA-certified facilities. Suitable for formulation into a wide range of nutritional products, while delivering enhanced health benefits.
Sponsor of the 2017 Registration Desk Package and an Exhibitor
Batory Foods is a national ingredient distributor with a full range of the ingredients you need for your formulations. We provide high-quality ingredients to food and beverage manufacturers across the U.S.
We carry a broad range of plant-, animal-, dairy and egg-based proteins in different forms—from commodity-based proteins available in bulk quantities to more specialty, functional concentrates and isolates.
Not only do we have the type of protein you are looking for but the manufacturers we represent are the most highly-regarded in the industry.
Ingredia Dairy Experts develops and manufactures products originating from milk cracking. Thanks to its soft and non-denaturing technologies, Ingredia offers its customers native ingredients with a structure close to the one naturally found in milk. The company operates in the markets of nutritional and functional ingredients for , as well as health & nutrition industries, worldwide, delivering a wide range of innovative milk powders, milk proteins, functional systems and innovative bioactives for a variety of applications. As of 2014, Ingredia has a new supply of US-origin dairy ingredients, as exclusive distributor and agent on the dry offerings from Cayuga Milk Ingredients, a brand-new plant located in NY State.
Since 1952, Manildra Group has earned a worldwide reputation as the leader in vital wheat gluten, native and modified starches, and specialty wheat proteins. Our GemPro line of wheat proteins provides the widest range of functionality available on the market. Through strength, extensibility, or solubility, GemPro proteins contribute a unique and differentiated texture and processing solution in bakery, snacks, beverages, and more. Our innovation center is a comprehensive resource to customers from ingredient to finished product.
Solanic® is the no. 1 brand of food-grade protein isolates derived from the potato. They are “free from” allergen labeling and perfectly fit a vegetarian and vegan lifestyle. Solanic® potato proteins deliver excellent texturizing (solubility, emulsifying, foaming, gelation) and nutritional value (high in essential and branched chain amino acids). They have been successfully used in a wide range of food applications, such as meat analogues, gluten-free bakery products, confectionery, dairy-free cheese, yogurt and desserts, high-protein bars, snacks & beverages and many more. Solanic® is a brand of Avebe U.A., the world’s leading company in the production, research, marketing and sales of potato starch, proteins and fibers.
For over 90 years, Virginia Dare has worked with our partners to build products delivering consumer preferred taste. Combining formulation expertise with substantial knowledge in sourcing and producing natural ingredients, we bring together science, market insights, and sourcing to create business advantages for our partners. Virginia Dare’s combination of superior flavor platforms with focused industry expertise makes us the leading partner for attaining preferred taste with strategic business value.
Rembrandt Foods is a leader in egg nutrition and products. We are moving the egg forward by advancing egg innovation and nutrition solutions for health, performance, function, and targeted nutrition. We offer our new high-protein egg white isolates that feature the highest protein content available from egg products, a complete amino acid profile rich in BCAAs, and most importantly great flavor. Rembrandt leads the egg industry in innovation, and provides a full range of novel egg –based nutritional and functional ingredients to help improve and differentiate your products.
Swiss and family-owned for over 120 years, Firmenich is the largest private company in its industry. We create fragrances and flavors for the world’s most desirable brands, delighting billions of consumers every day. As we see the need to focus on nutritional protein products, we know our flavors not only have to taste good but maskers specifically created to cover up the off notes from different protein sources are also needed. We’ve created flavor and masking solutions that are designed to fit all nutritional blends including amino acid blends, niche proteins (such as plant based, grass fed whey and marine-sourced) and high protein claims.
Hinoman is ushering in the future of nutrition—with Mankai, the all-natural, unprocessed whole protein- and vitamin-packed proprietary vegetable, grown with sophisticated precision agriculture. Hinoman is passionate about propagating this safe, tasty food source. The company’s growth technology enables limitless scalability for GloCal cultivation and consumption, with a negligible ecological footprint.
Sponsor of the 2016 Wednesday PM Beverage Service and an Exhibitor
GELITA® Collagen Proteins (gelatine and collagen peptides) are smart solutions for today’s food and health & nutrition industries. More than just for gummies and marshmallows, gelatine and collagen peptides are all around us in everyday products for health, fitness, fun and convenience. GELITA continually develops concepts based on collagen proteins providing for a unique property profile and competitive market advantages. Branded solutions include: VERISOL®, PEPTIPLUS®, FORTIGEL®, FORTIBONE®, TENDOFORTE® and Geliko® Kosher (certified by Orthodox Union).
Sponsor of the 2016 Attendee In-room Gift and an Exhibitor
Kinsa Group is a leading national recruiter for the food and beverage industries.
For over 30 years, Kinsa has connected talented professionals, managers and executives with leading food/beverage employers throughout the US. Focusing on the disciplines of sales, marketing, food science, supply chain, operations and food safety, Kinsa is uniquely positioned to match professionals with opportunities that best suit their skills and expertise. There’s an ideal out there, and Kinsa is committed to helping you find it.
Sponsor of the 2016 Wednesday Lunch
The United Sorghum Checkoff Program (USCP) is a producer-funded organization dedicated to the marketing, research and promotion of the sorghum industry. Sorghum has a diversity of uses in agricultural, consumer, biofuel, and industrial applications. Numerous sorghum applications are available through the livestock, pet food, human food and specialty chemicals industry based on its diverse protein, fiber, micronutrient and amino acid profile. Current research is focused on nutraceuticals and prebiotic benefits.
Sponsor of the 2016 Formulating with Proteins Magazine
Orochem Technologies incorporated in the year 1996, is housed in a 84,000 Sq Ft facility in Naperville, Illinois. Orochem is a uniquely vertically-integrated organization that designs and installs systems for industrial level ton-scale purification of economically viable nutraceuticals. With team of Chemists and Chemical Engineers, Orochem conducts proof of concept leading to pilot scale purification to validate feasibility and viability of commercial scale up using proprietary chromatographic separation technique known as simulated moving bed (SMB) technology. To date, Orochem has successfully installed the first ever SMB systems making industrial scale pure plant proteins, and pure recombinant proteins within the United States.
Sponsor of the 2015 Attendee Registration Desk Package [This company no longer offers this product line.]
Bluegrass Proteins, Dawson MN, offers a full line of WPC’s and more. A division of Bluegrass Dairy and Food, a leading manufacturer of custom food ingredients, supplying the food industry for over 20 years. Our production facilities in Kentucky produce an extensive range of premium powders including cheese, butter, cream, milk, yogurt, Shortenings, Creamers, fruit Juices & more. Our focus is dairy but our capabilities go far beyond to include toll drying & custom blending.
Sponsor of the 2015 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar Website
The U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) can help buyers discover the U.S. dairy industry’s capabilities to fulfill diverse business needs. USDEC’s Global Marketing Program works with food and beverage manufacturers to help use U.S. dairy to deliver on-trend applications. U.S. Dairy industry resources and innovation ideas are at your fingertips on ThinkUSAdairy.org, a new website tailored to the unique needs of global buyers, foodservice professionals as well as food and beverage manufacturers. Work with us to take advantage of U.S. dairy to deliver solutions for an ever-growing global appetite.
Sponsor of the 2015 Keynote Speaker
Glanbia-Nutritionals-200 Glanbia Nutritionals is an innovator in the expert delivery of science-led nutritional and functional ingredient solutions for an expanding range of foods and beverages. With core formulation expertise in dairy proteins, dairy peptides, ancient grains like flaxseed to next generation grains, Glanbia Nutritionals can help customers incorporate the clean label, nutritional and functionality benefits that consumers are seeking to support their healthy lifestyle.
2015 TABLETOP EXHIBITORS
PB Leiner/PB Gelatins is a leading producer of gelatins and hydrolyzed collagen for food, pharma, and nutraceutical applications. Its gelatins and hydrolyzed collagens are natural, fat free, gluten free, sugar free, non-allergenic, and easily digestible proteins. As a leader in the gelatin industry, PB has a superior technical support staff available to help customers with innovative applications. The PB gelatins products are manufactured from high quality raw materials to strict quality standards in its brands include Solugel, Peptein, Cryogel and Instagel.
Best Cooking Pulses, Inc is a Canadian family owned agri-foods company that has been active in the international pulse trade since 1936. We have strong relationships with our growers, and have worked with many farm families for several generations. BEST gluten-free (ELISA <5ppm), non-GMO products, are sustainably milled on the Canadian prairies from North American pulses. BEST pulse ingredients include a range of whole pea (yellow and green), bean (navy, pinot and black bean), chickpea (Kabuli) and lentil (green and red) flours, split pea flours, pea fiber, proprietary pulse blends, roasted yellow peas, split yellow and green peas, and whole pulses. All products are available conventional, natural or certified organic (OPAM). Best Cooking Pulses is Canadian Grain Commission, HACCP, Kosher Check, and WBEN certified. Partner with us to create tasty, nutritious, functional foods. Please be sure request a copy of ‘Maximizing quality protein using complementary plant proteins’, from the Best Cooking Pulses series of white papers ‘Pulse ingredients for healthy diets and a sustainable world’.
The Scoular Company leverages its global ingredient sourcing network to offer customers a range of highly functional and nutritious ingredients. By managing risk, supply, and quality, Scoular enables food manufacturers to do what they do best ‐ produce safe, tasty, healthy foods for consumer enjoyment. Scoular’s expertise is in vertically integrated proteins, including IP non-GMO or Organic: Soy, Pea, Wheat, Sacha Inchi, and Marine Collagen.
At Caremoli®, we serve our global customers by providing high quality, all natural and naturally produced ingredients for a wide variety of food applications. Choose ingredients from our CareSoyFlour™, CareGrain, CareGrits, CareFlour and CareMix product lines to boost the protein content of your products. At Caremoli®, we believe that choosing the right ingredients makes all the difference. We work every day to develop ingredients that offer the best solutions for your market needs.
Hoogwegt is your partner for dairy ingredients, from milk and whey proteins to hydrolysates to casein. Dairy proteins enhance the nutrition of your product while delivering unique and valuable functional properties. Working with a stable base of reputable, high-quality manufacturers across the United States, as well as our eleven sister companies around the globe, Hoogwegt U.S. provides reliable access to a broad portfolio of dairy ingredients to suit almost any application. Work with Hoogwegt to satisfy all your ingredient needs!
Nutrativa Global was founded in 1999 with the introduction of a unique line of natural fruit protein powders, fruit fibers and oils. What started with the tart and tiny native Wisconsin cranberry has now evolved to include fruit oils and powders derived from flavorful blueberries, grapes, black raspberries, red raspberries, blackberries and even chia seeds. Our products are transforming the dietary supplement and functional food industries, offering exceptional purity, functionality and unmatched quality.
Welcome to Ardent Mills® – helping you innovate and grow, with the industry’s broadest range of traditional and organic flours, whole grains, customized blends and specialty products, including Ultragrain®, Sustagrain®, Ancient Grains and Sprouted Grains. Our ingredients are backed by unrivaled technical support, food safety solutions and the supply assurance of a coast-to-coast network of more than 40 community mills and blending facilities, an artisan commercial bakery and a Mobile Innovation Center.
Sponsor of the 2014 Attendee Notepad
Farbest Brands, a well established privately held company, is celebrating its 58th anniversary in 2013. The company imports ingredients from all over the world for a wide array of offerings for its customers. Farbest’s ingredient portfolio includes a broad range of high quality animal and vegetable proteins including casein, caseinates, whey protein, soy protein and pea protein. Farbest’s proteins are used to fortify many types of food applications including nutrition bars, protein fortifed beverages, infant and medical nutritionals.
Sponsor of the 2014 Wednesday Breakfast and a Tabletop Exhibitor
American Casein Company (AMCO) produces quality protein ingredients. Our products include casein, caseinates, hydrolyzed milk proteins, complete milk proteins, and our new product SunSoy Pro™. We also offer custom powder blending by contract, private label manufacturing and intermediate powder processing, including spray drying for full production, market trials, or pilot runs. With our expertise, quality product portfolio and value-added services, AMCO delivers a complete package for our customers to successfully compete in the ever-changing marketplace.
Sponsor of the 2014 Seminar Website and a Tabletop Exhibitor
Rousselot’s Peptan® (hydrolyzed collagens) are made in our state-of-the-art plants. The Peptan® range consists of hydrolysates of native collagen from 3 animal origins: fish, pig and bovine. Peptan® is ideal for functional foods, functional drinks, dietary supplements, and nutritional bars. Rousselot® is the leading manufacturer of Gelatine and Collagen Peptides to the Food, Pharmaceutical, and Technical Industries. The company benefits from a global sales and production network of 13 plants and 10 sales offices located in Europe, North America, South America, and Asia.
2014 TABLETOP EXHIBITOR
Enzyme Development Corporation provides concentrated and custom enzyme preparations to the food industry.EDC provides the full spectrum of enzymes for protein modification solutions including Botanical (Bromelain, papain and others), microbial Fungal origin (Aspergillus types with endo action and exo debittering), and microbial Bacterial (bacillus species types with primarily endo action). These applications include proteases for protein hydrolysis and meat tenderizing; lipases and proteases for flavor modification; carbohydrases for starch hydrolysis; lactase for hydrolysis of lactose; enzymes for baking; and applications including brewing, pet food, and animal feed. We welcome the chance to work with you on your soy, gluten, and/or meat protein modification development projects.