Cargill plant protein solutions satisfy consumers' hunger for protein-enriched and label-friendly foods and drinks
Cargill supplies protein ingredients to customers around the world. Consumer demand for healthier foods continues to drive new vegetable protein product development and growth and this is why we are constantly working on developing new protein ingredient solutions for our customers. In Europe, 55% of consumers said they increasingly incorporated plant ingredients in their diet in 2020 (Source: Innova Consumer Survey, 2020).
Plant proteins can come from different sources, in different types and forms. All have a different impact related to functionality and also in protein content in formulation. It is important to understand how vegetable-based proteins work and interact with other ingredients. We can support you in making the best plant protein selection for your application.
Label-friendly and functional
Cargill’s cost-competitive plant proteins help formulators achieve consumer-pleasing taste and mouthfeel, with enhanced nutritional profiles. In today’s marketplace, our familiar, plant-based and sustainably grown protein ingredients appeal to consumers seeking label-friendly protein-enriched foods and beverages. All our protein solutions boast a robust protein content and are compatible with vegetarian/vegan diets.
Satisfying and nourishing, protein's functional benefits are being leveraged in virtually all major food and beverage categories. They can contribute to texture, machinability, shelf life and more - making them a valuable addition to product formulas.
Healthy and nutritional
With many benefits, it is no surprise consumers want to add protein to their diet, and manufacturers want to include them in their recipes.
Our ingredient offer:
In EMEA today, we offer wheat and pea protein to raise nutritional profile by means of protein fortification and for their functional properties. Consumer attitudes toward pea and wheat are positive, with pea protein nowadays being widely recognized and accepted protein and a still rising star.
Some Cargill products are only approved for use in certain geographies, end uses, and/or at certain usage levels. It is the customer's responsibility to determine, for a particular geography, that (i) the Cargill product, its use and usage levels, (ii) the customer's product and its use, and (iii) any claims made about the customer's product, all comply with applicable laws and regulations.