Ingredient Hot List - Upcycled Ingredients
Waste not, want not. While that adage may seem quaint, it rings ever true in today’s sustainability-focused food and beverage marketplace. As part of broader efforts to reduce food waste, food developers are putting ingredients that might otherwise be discarded to good, practical, and ultimately flavorful use. Read on to learn how more brands and consumers are down with upcycling and the explore plethora of possible applications.
Innovative Ingredients We’re Taking a Look At:
- Spent Grain Flour
- Fruit & Veggie Pulp
- Pea Starch
- Nut Milk
A Quick Look at Upcycled Ingredients:
- 40% of food produced globally is lost or wasted - WWF
- “Transforming ‘waste’ into a new ingredient can show consumers that manufacturers are dedicated to creating a sustainable, secure food supply. But brands need to first prove that upcycled ingredients are appetizing.”- Mintel
View our Ingredient Hotlist on Upcycled Ingredients
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