Optimizing Protein Content with Almonds

Monday, March 29, 2021 12:25 - 12:55

Plant-based eating continues to be a top trend for consumers. According to Innova Market Insights, plant-based products increase consumer interest when elements of indulgence, bold flavors, and nutrition are added. The versatility of almonds provides manufacturers with endless opportunities to develop a functional and flavorful snack with appealing texture, with one ounce of almonds providing six grams of power-packed protein.

In this session from the Almond Board of California (ABC), Dr. Swati Kalgaonkar will share the nutritional benefits of almonds including almond protein and complementary pairings. Chef Christine Farkas will showcase formulations utilizing almonds, highlighting almond protein powder and advantages of incorporating it in snacking products.

Dr. Swati Kalgaonkar, Associate Director, Nutrition Research, Almond Board of California

Christine Farkas, Chef, Almond Board of California