2024 Conference Session

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About the Session

The journey from lab to mainstream adoption is treacherous, riddled with intricate challenges. This presentation will unveil the secrets to navigating this complex landscape, transforming promising concepts into retail realities. Heura, a Spanish food startup founded in 2017, has emerged as a major player in the alternative protein market. Its core products are strikingly similar to conventional meat in taste, texture, and aroma, which is achieved this through a proprietary blend of natural ingredients like legumes, olive oil, and spices, along with innovative texturization techniques. Heura prioritizes clean, recognizable ingredients. Their products are free from GMOs, soy, gluten, and artificial additives, catering to health-conscious consumers and those with dietary restrictions. Unlike many alternative protein companies focused solely on saturated markets, Heura has adopted an aggressive international expansion strategy. They've secured distribution deals across Europe, the United States, and Asia, making their products accessible to a wider audience. The company also champions environmental responsibility. Their production processes prioritize low water usage and minimal land use compared to traditional meat production. Additionally, they actively promote sustainable practices throughout their supply chain. What the company's impressive growth trajectory demonstrates is an increasing consumer demand for high-quality, sustainable alternatives to conventional meat.

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The Future of Protein Production Amsterdam!

Europe's Meeting Place For Alternative Protein Production Solutions

October 23 - 24 2024 | RAI Amsterdam