Future Foods for the growing demand for proteins Efficient processes from the Hosokawa Micron Group for the production of alternative proteins
Proteins are a vital macronutrient. Since the human body does not have a protein store, our body cells must be regularly supplied with proteins. Global population growth is increasing the demand for it worldwide. ”In the long term, demand will no longer be able to be met with animal products alone. Moreover, alternative proteins are urgently needed due to climate protection,” concludes Alexander Langer, Deputy Head of Sales at Hosokawa Alpine, summarising the state of the current discussion. Alternative sources of proteins are plants, insects or residual streams in the food industry. Hosokawa Alpine and the entire Hosokawa Micron Group have developed the appropriate technologies for this.
Protein-rich special flours through dry fractionation
As an alternative to animal protein, vegetable protein plays a central role. New possibilities for obtaining plant proteins are opening up from sources such as wheat, rye, oats, barley, soya, peas, lentils or other cereals