As more and more consumers are becoming actively engaged in maintaining their overall health and wellness, demand for better nutrition food products continues to grow. Consumers value the benefits of protein, in particular, for promoting satiety, sustained energy and lean muscle development. Solae's high-quality, plant-based protein solutions help food companies capitalize on opportunities for convenient nutrition bars targeting these markets: Performance Nutrition
, Child Nutrition
, Healthy Aging
, Weight Management
and Health & Wellness
Solae is a market leader in this category, providing complete, high-quality soy protein isolates and soy protein nuggets for better tasting, better functioning, more nutritional and more cost-effective nutrition bars. In fact, Solae was the pioneer in introducing soy protein nuggets after extensive consumer sensory research, enabling new bar formats and the development of new textural experiences in the category. Soy protein nuggets, also called crisps, are a crunchy source of high-quality protein. The crisp rice-form of the product is ideal for nutrition bars where high protein is required in a crispy, crunchy format.
line of soy protein isolates are specifically designed to function optimally in bar applications, providing solutions that allow bar manufacturers to maintain first-day freshness in their bars and prevent bar hardening during shelf life. These improvements in technology help marketers extend shelf life of their products, assure the quality
of their products over time and ensure that consumers have a positive taste experience with their brand. As the market opportunities grow, Solae's research and development team of food scientists, nutrition scientists, sensory experts and market researchers helps food companies develop the right application for the taste, functionality and positioning of their products.
is a high-quality, complete protein that can fully meet the protein needs of children and adults. It is comparable in protein quality to dairy and egg, and unique as the only complete source of vegetable protein.
Soy protein is a healthy, lactose-free and non-dairy protein that:
- Achieves the maximum PDCAAS1 of 1.0
- Is supported by government-approved heart-health claims in 11 countries around the world
- Helps support lean muscle mass development and maintenance
- Helps increase satiety
- Helps promote sustained energy levels
Soy protein is an economic alternative to dairy proteins. In bar formulations using dairy proteins, soy protein can replace up to 50 percent of the dairy protein without compromising, and often improving, taste and flavor. In today's market, where dairy protein supply and pricing is highly volatile, Solae provides bar manufacturers opportunities to reduce costs and ensure the profitability
of their brands.
Solae provides a wide range of protein solutions designed to deliver superior flavor and functional performance in bars. Solae's line of soy protein nuggets allows marketers to add high-quality protein to their product, in a crispy, crunchy format. Soy protein isolates designed specifically for nutrition bars help markets manage the texture of their bars, while assuring first-day freshness by preventing bar hardening over the product's shelf life.
Soy Protein Isolates
Solae offers soy protein isolates specific for nutritional bars. These soy protein isolates are designed to extend the shelf life of nutritional bars by maintaining bar softness and improving overall flavor.
Soy Protein Nuggets
Adding crunch to traditional nutritional bars can help improve the eating quality of the product. Solae offers a variety of soy protein nuggets that can enhance the flavor and texture of any formulation. From multigrain to ultra-high protein, Solae's soy nugget portfolio is designed to help customers meet any nutritional or formulation needs.
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1Solae offers extensive capabilities, including technical expertise, sensory capabilities, marketing resources and quality assurance, to support manufacturers in the development, formulation and positioning of nutrition bars. Solae gives customers the satisfaction and peace of mind that Solae products arrive only after undergoing stringent safety and quality procedures. Solae is the industry leader in quality and safety, and sets the standard for consistent protein ingredients.