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Plant-Based Frozen Desserts Take on New Levels of Ease

Working with us makes it easier and tastier to incorporate a variety of plant-based ingredients into great tasting frozen products.  Explore the possibilities of incorporating clean-label plant-based ingredients that boost protein and fiber in dairy ice cream or plant-based frozen desserts.  

OUR BENEFITS FOR ICE CREAM AND FROZEN DESSERTS

1. CLEAN LABEL: 

  • All of our plant-based ingredients are gluten-free, non-GMO, and Kosher
  • Replace traditional gums such as guar with consumer recognizable ingredients such as flaxseed and oats

2. INDULGENCE: 

  • Oats are perfect to add to plant-based frozen desserts and ice cream due to their creamy texture and neutral taste that is easy to flavor
  • Decrease calories of ice cream without losing the creamy texture using our oat and pea protein ingredients
  • We specialize in flavoring proteins and can work with your team to meet indulgent flavors trends for plant-based frozen desserts and ice creams

3. NUTRITION & HIGHER PROTEIN: 

  • Increase the fiber and protein content in ice cream without losing flavor
  • Plant proteins can provide a satiety effect
  • Oats can also replace cream to lower calories and increase fiber content

4. SAFE, SUSTAINABLE & TRACEABLE:

  • Our heat treatment systems ensure the highest level of food safety. Our flax manufacturing facility in Sioux Falls, South Dakota is now 100% powered by renewable energy.
  • OatSecuretm is a closed loop system that guarantees traceability from the grower to you
  • Our BevOattm and BevFlaxtm ingredients can meet consumer interest in traceability and transparency by highlighting the geographical origin of the oats
  • Adding information about how oats are farmed can provide a rich brand story, strong global availability, and low environmental impact

Consumer Trends

Meet consumer trends for great tasting indulgent frozen desserts with added protein, fiber using clean label, plant-based ingredients.  

•    INDULGENCE:

73% of US consumers agree that indulgences are permissible in a healthy diet, but why sacrifice health for indulgence?1 The ice cream market, in particular, is ready for more recipes that balance indulgence with added nutrition.

•    NUTRITION & HIGHER PROTEIN:

In 2018, consumers stated they are buying more healthy foods than a year ago.2 In the same year, ice cream product launches bearing high/added protein claims grew an impressive +237%  compared to 2017.** Consumers seek out healthy ingredients such as protein and fiber. 

•   SUSTAINABILITY:

In the US, 74% of consumers want more transparency in food and drink ingredients.3  Additionally, 71% of US consumers wish food companies were more transparent about how they manufacture products.4

PLANT-BASED SOLUTIONS for delicious frozen desserts & ice cream

  • BevOat™ & BevOat Low Viscosity - Our BevOat solutions maintain nutrition, add fiber and have a creamy texture, perfect for healthier ice cream and frozen desserts.  OatSecuretm, our NSF-certified, closed-loop supply chain guarantees BevOat has less than 10ppm gluten.  BevOat is 100% whole grain oat flour.
  • BevEdge™ Pea Protein- BevEdge Pea Protein meets consumers' desire for higher protein ice cream.  BevEdge Pea Protein is a unique ingredient that has excellent stability and smooth texture made from 100% pea protein.
  • BevFlax™ XtraSmooth- BevFlax solutions combine excellent stability and a smooth mouth-feel with the exceptional nutritional value of protein, fiber, and ALA Omega-3.  Our MeadowPure™ selection system ensures our BevFlax XtraSmooth has a guaranteed shelf life of two years, maintains nutrition and is easy to incorporate into ice cream and frozen desserts.  BevFlax solutions are made from 100% milled flaxseed.

FORMULATION EXPERTISE

Our R&D group is available to work with your team to advise on custom formulations and ingredient selection that can enhance texture, flavor and nutrition for both ice cream and plant-based frozen desserts.

PLANT-BASED FLAVOR EXPERTS

Glanbia Nutritionals make nutritious delicious.  We have solutions and expertise in flavoring and masking plant-based ingredients and protein. Collaborate with us to explore new spicy and indulgent flavor trends. Here are some exciting new options:

  • Chili Chocolate
  • Dark Chocolate Bourbon
  • Irish Cream
  • Kahlua Coffee
  • Spicy Caramel
  • Rum Peach
  • Mint Mojito

Ask your Glanbia Nutritionals representative for samples of our delicious plant-based, low sugar, high protein frozen dessert prototypes. 

SOURCE:
1.       2018 08 Mintel - Better for You Eating Trends – US 
2.       2019 04 Mintel – GNPD 
3.       2018 02 Mintel - What's next for clean label? 
4.       2018 01 Mintel – Time to commit to Full Disclosure

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