PepsiCo seeks new and novel protein sources for usage in their snacks and beverages.
Consumers the world over have embraced a variety of high-protein foods, such as Greek-style yogurt and beef jerky style meat products. Unfortunately, that increased level of protein in the product can negatively impact consumer perceptions by adversely impacting texture, taste, color, etc.
PepsiCo would like to achieve a protein level that provides a measurable positive impact for consumers while enabling a comparable consumer experience.
Therefore, PepsiCo seeks either:
PepsiCo is interested in all approaches capable of achieving the performance stated above.
PepsiCo has done extensive work with the following:
Additionally, PepsiCo wishes to avoid usage of dairy, egg, meat, and gelatin sourced protein.
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