Pure chickpea protein demonstrates high solubility, great flavor and performance in non-dairy creamers
REHOVOT, Israel, July 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — ChickP, Ltd., a foodTech startup, and pioneer in plant-based protein innovation, introduces its protein isolates customized for trendy dairy-alternative barista-style coffee drinks. The company developed an advanced prototype of a chickpea-based milk analog. This plant-based creamer for coffee demonstrates the versatility of ChickP’s pure protein, following its sterling performance as an egg replacer for vegan mayonnaise.
This solution has been designed to serve food formulators working in the alternative dairy space to create compelling milk analogs specifically for creamy beverages such as coffee.
Accurately recreating flavor, texture, and nutritional values in dairy milk analogs with plant-based alternatives creates significant challenges. Many plant proteins on the market have bitter or off flavors, low protein content, and grainy or chalky textures. Even with the use of multiple masking agents, added sugar, or flavor modifiers, the results lack the appearance and organoleptic characteristics of real, creamy milk. Moreover, the long list of ingredients on the label can be negative for consumers.
“Plant-based barista drinks set new challenges,” explains Liat Lachish Levy, CEO of ChickP. “Consumers want a holistic, better-for-you, yet full flavor …