Plant protein is no longer the new kid on the block and is showing some strong sophomoric growth. The animal-free wave it rode in on has powered a wider plant-based movement in sports, driving an uptick in vegetarian and vegan formulation for performance and recovery goals. This session will review a range of plant ingredient offerings, from protein sources to botanicals, highlighting science and formulation characteristics as well as delivery options for the next generation of plant-based sports nutrition products.
We’ll cover the following topics:
- The latest market data and consumer trends fueling the plant-based movement
- The science, benefits and characteristics behind plant proteins and other botanical ingredients driving sports nutrition formulation and product development
- Insights from a sports nutrition brand on delivering quality and efficacious plant-based products to sports and active nutrition consumers