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We’ve been delving into the latest research on whole grains, legumes and mood and the benefits of eating a balanced diet for good mental health. Take a look at our latest hot topic here to find out more.

New research on plant-based meats shows category growth

Our latest research on plant-based meats has just been published in the journal Nutrients! Data showed that the category has grown over 400% since just 2015. Read the full paper here, or for a summary of the findings, visit our blog here.

Is plant-based meat all it’s cracked up to be?

Plant-based meats are booming on supermarket shelves, with our latest Australian-first study showing that the category has grown a massive five-fold in number – up 429% – since just 2015. There are now a staggering 137 products on the shelf, ranging from ‘bleeding’ burgers, to nut roasts and plant-based tuna. This research was published in … Continue reading

The top four food trends for 2019…

With 2019 well underway, we’ve taken a look at some of the biggest trends affecting grains and legumes this year… 1. Digestive Wellness Digestive wellness is once again the number one trend for the coming year and with good reason. Emerging research, media attention and consumer demand is driving this trend, with prebiotics and fibre … Continue reading

Got mylk? Our new audit shines light on the growing plant-based milk category

The trend for plant-based foods is bigger than ever, with vegan, vegetarian and flexitarian diets all gaining popularity alongside the increasing importance of a sustainable food future. One category that’s seeing record growth is plant-based milk – with the global plant-based milk market expected to surpass $16bn later this year. Traditionally occupying the top spot … Continue reading

What’s all the hype about seitan?

With flexitarian and vegan diets booming in 2018, there’s no shortage of plant-based proteins on offer, but have you heard of seitan? Read on to discover more about this devilish-sounding plant-based alternative, and decide whether you should give it a go… Seitain: what actually is it? Seitan (pronounced ‘say-tan’), is a product made of the … Continue reading

The Power of a Plant-Based Diet for a Healthy Gut

by Anna Debenham & Alex Parker, The Biting Truth Tired of diets promising health wonders and miracle cures that fail to eventuate? It’s time to say goodbye to the era of ‘low-everything’ diets and make room for the plant-based lifestyle! There is growing evidence of the powers of plant-based diets (i.e. high in fibre, vitamins … Continue reading

Grains & legumes: what’s trending in 2018?

As another year draws to a close, we’ve been looking at key trends for 2018 – so what’s influencing innovation and driving consumer behaviour for the year to come? “A key trend is a genuine growth opportunity. It’s a set of changes in consumer beliefs and behaviours, leading to a change in a market. It’s … Continue reading

Plant Foods Offer An Unexpected Protein Hit

While young Aussies are forking out on pricey supplements in a bid to build muscle and cut weight, new evidence has revealed an unexpected source of protein: the humble loaf of bread. The new findings, from the Grains & Legumes Nutrition Council’s (GLNC) annual food category audit, revealed that close to one in every five … Continue reading

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