ADM (NYSE: ADM), a global leader in human and
animal nutrition, released today its outlook on what’s driving the
advancement of the protein ecosystem. The report details four factors driving
the expansion of protein choices to feed the world’s growing population while
keeping the planet’s best interest in mind.
“Creating a sustainable and secure food system that addresses the sensory
experience, nutrition and accessibility is vital to supporting the needs of
people around the world,” said Leticia Gonçalves, president, Global Foods,
ADM. “We’re excited to share what we believe is needed to expand the
protein ecosystem and encourage additional consumer acceptance and
As food security, health and well-being, and sustainability continue to shape
the food landscape, ADM is leveraging its deep knowledge of the alternative
protein arena and proprietary, in-depth consumer and market insights to
share how a diverse set of protein options, including plant-based and animal-
based proteins, as well as novel sources and technologies, can help support
each of these macro trends and what it will take to usher in new protein
“Understanding current consumer needs, anticipating future trends, fostering
industry collaboration and investing in advanced technologies is crucial for
developing and innovating a protein arena that prioritizes both people and
the planet,”continued Gonçalves.
ADM has outlined what it will take to expand the alternative protein
landscape while addressing concerns, demands, and gaps now and for
generations to come:
Anticipating the Next Wave of Advancements
Accelerating consumer acceptance of future-state technologies that can deliver a
diverse array of protein solutions.
Championing Consumer Adoption
Solving today’s consumer experience by addressing taste, texture and nutrition by
merging what consumers want and communicating that effectively to encourage the adoption of protein alternatives or hybrids.Bridging the Gap to Better Nutrition
Innovating to support dietary diversity, improvements to nutrition, and
increasing demands for specific wellness support.
Solving Accessibility with a Tailored Approach
Focusing more on regional nuances and sustainable solutions to solve global
food system challenges.