Plant-based foods are trending across the globe and are now gaining traction in the GCC markets. To produce appealing and healthy plant-based foods, new ingredients are specifically tailored to optimize taste, nutrition and performance in this sector are essential. Fat applications in particular take special attention as a key ingredient that should replace animal fats but still deliver the taste, texture and mouthfeel. With much effort invested into research and development, our partner AAK has developed a range of innovative fat solutions for plant-based meat, dairy, bakery and confectionery alternatives.
AAK is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of value-adding specialty vegetable oils & fats. The company creates fat solutions for indulgent and better-for-you bakery, confectionery, and many other plant-based food applications. FSL and AAK’s innovation teams are introducing a wide range of multi-functional fat solutions which help manufacturers create plant-based versions of high volume products while keeping taste and texture intact.