Ingood by Olga, a Plant-Based and Natural Ingredient for Confectionery

Ingood by Olga is the business unit dedicated to ingredients of the Olga group, a family-owned company based in French Brittany. Ingood by Olga is committed to better nutrition through plant-based foods, and they believe that good nutrition starts with taste. For example, confectionery is a fast-growing market where texture and taste play a crucial role. PEPTIPEA® perfectly meets these expectations. PEPTIPEA® is a pea protein hydrolysate derived from European yellow peas. This plant-based protein has been developed for the nutrition and food markets. PEPTIPEA® is a foaming agent and an ideal substitute for gelatine, thanks to its functional properties: – Texture improvement: thanks to the swelling properties of pea peptides, PEPTIPEA® offers a light, airy texture, perfect for marshmallows or melt-in-the-mouth sweets – Clean-label: PEPTIPEA® enables the formulation of clean-label …


Products & Launches

Vegan Marshmallows Arrive in Sainsbury’s in Time For Halloween & Guy Fawkes

Award-winning confectionery brand Free From FellowsTM announces that its vegan marshmallows will debut in Sainsbury’s this Sunday 17th October, in time for Halloween and Guy Fawkes night festivities. Three new products will be available – large mallows in vanilla and strawberry flavours and mini pink and white mallows in vanilla flavour, all retailing at £1.50. The demand for vegan-friendly confectionery continues to soar in international markets. As we reported in January, the UK’s largest confectionery retailer, Hancock’s, added 300 lines of vegan sweets to its 14 cash and carry stores across the UK, to keep up with demand. In May, Hancocks expanded its vegan offerings even further, commenting that the country’s vegan market was growing at an “exponential rate”. In line with Free From Fellow’s …


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Company News

Dandies Vegan Marshmallow Innovator Chicago Vegan Foods Celebrates 20th Birthday, Reports 40X Growth

Chicago Vegan Foods, producer of Dandies – the first internationally available vegan and gelatin-free marshmallow – has turned 20 years old. The successful vegan producer has experienced 40x growth over the past 10 years and continues to grow with a new line of plant-based products coming soon.  After expanding into a new state-of-the-art facility in 2018 to meet growing demand, Chicago Vegan Foods recently launched its popular animal-free marshmallows in the UK. Family-owned and self-funded, the vegan food company continues to innovate in the plant-based category with its takes on classic comfort foods. The company is currently ramping up for a new line of plant-based product offerings in new categories launching under the Dandies brand for 2022. Coming out of the  ’90s animal rights movement, …