Plant-based food and drinks

The soybean is considered a complete food because it contains protein, carbohydrates and fat, as well as an impressive array of vitamins and minerals. The protein ratio is comparable to animal protein. Coagulated protein from soy milk can be made into tofu, just as dairy milk can be made into cheese.

The soybean is low in saturated fat and contains no cholesterol. Soy products are lactose free making them suitable for lactose intolerant.

Soy-based food comes in many varieties such as soy milk, soy based drinks, soy yoghurt, tofu, miso, tempeh and soy sauce. Soy products are used all over the world.

Rice, almond, grain, oat and seed drinks are like the soy products a lactose free healthy alternative to dairy products and milk.

A handbook on soy products

Read all about soy products in the Soya Handbook. The book provides extensive, general and semi-technical information on soya. It discusses soya quality aspects, processing and packaging, as well as the health and nutritional benefits of soya.

Rich, indulgent and plant-based frozen desserts

Plant-based frozen dessert is a blossoming market that presents an exciting growth opportunity for producers. Smart processing technologies and innovation in ingredient handling mean plant-based varieties can now match traditional dairy ice cream for flavour, texture and mouthfeel.

Plant based food and drinks articles

Glas of oat milk

Oat beverages are booming. Here’s why

Suddenly, oat-based beverages are everywhere - maybe even in your own cup of coffee this morning. Popularity of oat drinks is just getting started.

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Converting production for oat wave success

Liquid food producers should weigh the pros and cons of converting or investing in a new line before expanding into oat-based beverages.

Food experts

Behind the beverage: Meet oat drink experts

It takes a committed team of professionals — including food scientists, technologists, strategists and engineers — to bring oat-based beverages to market.

three glass with plant-based yoghurt-style toped with granola, strawberry, kiwi and cherries

Plant-based yoghurt-style products

Plant-based products are on a roll. They’re popular with customers but difficult to perfect. Download our white paper and learn more.

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Filtration Solutions' top priorities: innovation, optimization

In the field of membrane filtration, new solutions within milk and plant-based products are constantly in the mold.

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3 global food megatrends and how to take advantage of them

Clean label, healthy and sustainable foods are hot trends among consumers today. What are the implications for manufacturers dressings and spreads?

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Guide to clean label production

Consumers increasingly demand foods made using sustainable manufacturing methods and with fewer additives. Here’s how to embrace the clean label trend.

Kaslink drink in Tetra Brik Aseptic carton

Kaslink teams up with Tetra Pak to stay ahead

Kaslink is a young fearless Finnish food company with the ambition to create new, ground-breaking products. One trend is non-dairy products based on oat

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Quick guide to oat beverages

Download our quick guide to oat beverages for instant insight into how you can overcome oat challenges — and be first to capture growth.