Together with a major manufacturer of snacks we have developed a vegetarian snack variant within an existing snack line. The demand from this particular customer arose from market developments and trends such as the demand for healthier food. Increasing the share of vegetarian products within the product range coincided with the sustainability policy of this organization.
Dutch company launches alternatives to beef and chicken to contribute to the protein transition worldwide
This month, Schouten is introducing plant-based chicken and beef pieces that should contribute worldwide to the transition to a food system that relies more on plants than on animals.
A peek at what’s cooking in the R&D department
“Category managers at retailers want to have their assortment in order and to offer shoppers innovative plant-based products. This requires out-of-the-box ideas “.
In this year plant-based products will be catching up with meat
Many innovations are taking place within the plant-based category. Consumers are willing to try them. The dairy and meat alternatives market has grown by nearly 10% per year between 2010 and 2020.