Agribusiness giant Bunge has announced it will invest approximately $550 million to build a new soy protein concentrate (SPC) and textured soy protein concentrate (TSPC) facility to meet rising customer demand for plant-based ingredients.
Danone North America has teamed up with Brightseed – a San Francisco-based startup using AI to analyze hundreds of thousands of phytonutrients for potential health benefits – to probe key plant sources to identify “previously unknown health and nutrition...
The FDA is not meeting its mandate for providing clear, evidence-based guidance that is practical and actionable, say DuPont in comments on the Agency’s proposal to revoke the soy protein heart health claim.
The FDA is proposing to revoke a health claim on the relationship between soy protein and reduced risk of heart disease, citing “inconsistent findings” from research published since the claim was authorized in 1999.
ADM will go into full commercial production of ‘invisible’ soy protein isolate CLARISOY this year in Decatur IL, using technology developed by Canadian partner Burcon Nutrascience, which has developed techniques to extract proteins from plants that enable...
In finding new ways to keep blood sugar levels at a normal range after a meal, researchers in Japan found that consuming 40 g of soy protein isolate before a meal improved postprandial glycemic control in healthy young adults.
Protein from soy may contribute to a more diverse microbiota than protein from milk sources, says a new study from DuPont Nutrition & Health that links changes in microbiota to soy protein's lipid lowering properties.
DuPont has thrown down the latest gauntlet in the sports nutrition protein contest with the launch of a rapid dispersing form of soy protein aimed at fortification beverages and powdered workout products.
After a few years of difficult market conditions, the soy protein market is enjoying ‘dynamic growth’, but what does the future hold for this ingredient, and what kind of impact will the GMO issue have?
A soy-based ingredient packing four times the nutritional punch of standard soy protein isolate could reinvigorate the cardiovascular functional food market, according to bosses at agri-food giant The Scoular Company.
BioExx has signaled a change in strategy after admitting its decision to manufacture its own canola proteins - rather than license its technology and let others make them – may not have been the right one.
Rising commodity costs are the main reason behind Solae’s decision to lift its global soy prices by between six to 10 per cent from April 1, 2011, according Reinhart Schmitt, vice president, Solae Europe.
The fall-out from the melamine crisis in China is prompting manufacturers to be super careful about sourcing safe ingredients, say industry sources – not just dairy and not just those coming from China.
The cholesterol-lowering effects of soy protein may by located in
the liver, suggests new research from Korea University and Nestlé
Research Center that fills in the gaps in our understanding of the
heart healthy benefits of soy.
Protein from soy or from whey is equally effective for synthesis of
muscle protein after endurance training, suggests an animal study
that may challenge the perception that athletes should avoid soy if
reproducible in humans.