Investor Growthwell Group, a Native, Temasek-backed Plant-based Meat Producer, Is Serving to the Firm Apply for a Patent in Singapore
- Newly launched in November, the next-generation, non-GMO ChickP Native Starch has a slim granule-size distribution that makes it excellent as a thickening or binding in addition to anti-caking agent
- Manufacturing of the 90% chickpea isolate will improve to over 1,000 tonnes every year in 2021
- Growthwell will open a producing plant in Singapore circa Q2 2021, producing a trio of chickpea protein-based seafood merchandise
SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 26 November 2020 – ChickP Protein (ChickP), the primary on the earth to launch the groundbreaking 90% chickpea isolate, has introduced that it has efficiently patented its plant-based protein resolution in Israel. This milestone comes after a permanent journey of intensive analysis and improvement that started in 2015. Growthwell Group, a neighborhood investor in ChickP, helps the corporate with its patent software in Singapore.
“Our profitable patent software in Israel has been 5 years within the making,” says Ron Klein, CEO of ChickP. “We stand on the shoulders of researchers and meals technologists, with out whom this feat wouldn’t have been doable. We’re excited to see how our partnership with Growthwell Group can take our market attain to the subsequent degree.”
Chickpea isolate — excelling in style, texture and performance
The 90% chickpea isolate is developed by the school of Agriculture, Meals and Setting of the Hebrew College of Jerusalem. Utilizing state-of-the-art, patent-pending expertise, the school is ready to extract as much as 90% pure plant protein out of the chickpea seed. Because it comprises all important amino acids, the isolate is taken into account a whole protein. The isolate is available in powder kind, making it a straightforward ingredient for meals producers to include into their recipes.
Analysis has discovered that merchandise containing the 90% chickpea isolate constantly excel in style, texture and performance. Moreover, the chickpea proteins are allergen free and never genetically modified.
- Style: As they boast an inherent bitter or off flavour, most plant-based proteins require the addition of sugar, synthetic flavouring or different masking brokers to cowl the style. ChickP’s proteins nonetheless have a impartial flavour, and therefore don’t require any flavouring additive. This permits meals producers to attain a clear label.
- Texture and performance: Many plant-based proteins have a sandy or chalky texture which makes for an disagreeable mouthfeel. ChickP’s proteins, nonetheless, have a easy texture and robust emulsion stability in addition to excessive solubility and easy viscosity.
- Allergen-free: Most of the market’s recognized plant-based merchandise are allergenic, as they’re made with milk, soy, tree nuts or peanuts, that are categorized below the Huge 8 Meals Allergens checklist. Which means individuals dwelling with these allergens are unable to include the plant-based merchandise into their diets. As chickpea allergic reactions are exceedingly uncommon, the 90% chickpea isolate is taken into account to be freed from allergen.
- Non-GMO: ChickP’s proteins are additionally not genetically modified, and don’t include phytoestrogens.
Newly launched ChickP Native Starch — a flexible and helpful ingredient
As well as, circa mid-November, ChickP launched its next-generation, non-GMO native starch. As a result of its narrower granule-size distribution in contrast with these of pea and potato starches, ChickP Native Starch boasts higher gelling and thickening properties. Therefore, it’s a nice thickening or binding agent for soups, sauces, confectioneries, dairy, baked items, desserts, meat and plant-based meat merchandise. Not solely that, its versatility makes it a superb ingredient for extruded snacks or as an anti-caking agent for powdered blends similar to prompt soups, spices and premixes.
Scaling up industrial manufacturing and launch of seafood options
In 2020, ChickP started the industrial manufacturing of its 90% chickpea isolate. The pilot manufacturing noticed a yield of fifty tonnes. By 2021, ChickP is about to enhance its manufacturing capabilities, manufacturing over 1,000 tonnes of the isolate. This enlargement will profit much more meals producers who’re eager on strengthening their portfolios of sustainable plant-based meats.
Growthwell, a number one producer of plant-based options for meat and seafood for the South East Asian market since 1989, is a major shareholder of ChickP. It plans to open a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Singapore by 2021 Q2. The ability could have the newest meals expertise purposes, excessive moisture extrusion (HME) capabilities and a totally automated manufacturing manufacturing line to scale manufacturing and cater to the robust demand for plant-based meat and seafood options within the area.
“The pandemic has put a crimp in our plans to launch the manufacturing plant this 12 months,” says Justin Chou, second-generation chief and Govt Director of Growthwell Group. “However henceforth, it’s full steam forward. We’re assured that the 90% chickpea isolate is the subsequent frontier in plant-based meat. We’re enthusiastic about supporting ChickP in its R&D journey in addition to bringing various meat merchandise made with chickpea proteins to the worldwide stage.”
One modern software of ChickP’s protein is in seafood and meat various merchandise, by way of Texturised Vegetable Protein (TVP) and HME. Chickpea-based TVP/HME has clear label qualities and the potential to be a extremely adaptable superfood with its a number of dietary traits — excessive protein, excessive fibre, low carb and low sodium. With Chickpea-based TVP/HME, Growthwell is in its last spherical of researching and creating a chickpea protein-based seafood various assortment — ChickP Squid, ChickP Crab Patty, and ChickP Shrimp — which can be freed from allergens, gluten, lactose, and hormones, making it one of many most secure proteins out there for consumption.
With a longtime provide community in Asia Pacific, Growthwell is in a singular place to export these merchandise to greater than 10 completely different international locations similar to US, Spain, Indonesia, Malaysia and Australia.
About Growthwell Group
Established in 1989, Growthwell Group has been the trusted one-stop meat-free options supplier in Singapore for F&B companies and organisations world wide. Armed in analysis and improvement, Growthwell Group is the main plant-based meals options firm in Singapore that helps F&B organisations receive prime quality meat-free merchandise whereas offering wonderful logistics help and customer support for continuous development and success. With an intention of creating the world a greater place, Growthwell Group has advanced from a producer of plant-based options in Asia to that of an modern plant-based meals expertise firm. Outfitted with meals expertise, manufacturing and distribution capabilities in Asia, the group supplies end-to-end plant-based meals options on to their valued companions and shoppers globally.
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About ChickP Protein Ltd
ChickP Protein Ltd is the world’s first and solely firm to provide chickpea protein isolate that’s above 90%, providing a clear, non-allergenic protein isolate that’s additionally impartial in style, performance and boasts excellent dietary composition. Developed by college of Agriculture, Meals and Setting of the Hebrew College of Jerusalem, ChickP protein undergoes zero genetic modification and comprises no phytoestrogens. It additionally gives a smoother texture and stronger emulsion stability in comparison with most different protein substitutes out there, presenting a product that’s superior in style, mouthfeel and dietary worth.
Web site: https://www.chickp-protein.com/