Innophos to Showcase “Solutions for Plant-Based Meat Substitutes” at IFT22

Scientist Songwei Wu to present live on the IFT First Business Stage on Tuesday July 12th

CRANBURY, NJ – July 7, 2022 – Innophos, a global leader of specialty ingredient solutions that deliver far-reaching, versatile benefits for the food, health, and nutrition markets, announced today that it will return as a presenter at the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Event and Expo from July 11 – 13, 2022 at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, IL. IFT22 is one of the largest events of its kind bringing together thousands of attendees, including scientists, food professionals and exhibiting companies from around the globe.

Innophos will feature science-backed phosphate technology solutions that address manufacturer needs when formulating plant-based meat substitute products. Songwei, a member of the Innophos R&D team since 2015, has led the development of new solutions addressing key food industry needs such as reducing sodium, moving towards a cleaner label and formulating with plant-based proteins. The Innophos presentation will offer insights on topics including:

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  • Consumer trends and how Gen Z is driving change in the plant-based space
  • Innophos’ technical expertise in solving the taste and textural challenges of formulating with plant-based proteins
  • Detailed case studies regarding the impact of phosphate technologies on texture in a variety of plant-based meat substitutes.

“We are excited to return to IFT22 to showcase our industry-leading, science-backed solutions to help our partners and customers develop meat substitutes with better taste and texture,” said Eugenia Erlij, Vice President of Marketing and Communications at Innophos. “Songwei’s presentation is very timely as more consumers shift towards a flexitarian diet that incorporates more plant-based foods.”

Songwei will also be available for press opportunities during the expo. To schedule an interview, please reach out to the media contact listed above.

To view the Innophos presentation either virtually or in person, please register on:  IFT 2022 Registration

To learn more about the latest Innophos solutions surrounding plant-based proteins, please visit:

About Innophos

Innophos is a leading international producer of specialty ingredient solutions that deliver far-reaching, versatile benefits for the food, health, nutrition, and industrial markets. We leverage our expertise in the science and technology of blending and formulating phosphate, mineral, enzyme, and botanical-based ingredients to help our customers offer products that are tasty, healthy, nutritious and economical. Headquartered in Cranbury, New Jersey, Innophos has manufacturing operations across the United States, Canada, Mexico and China.

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