With 70%* of consumers around the world seeking products with good sources of plant protein, opportunities abound for new, bold, and innovative products to fill the demand.
In Asia Pacific, ready meals is a food category that is thriving. We see a +17% CAGR in new launches between 2020 to 2021**, indicating that innovation is driving this category. But what are consumers looking for in this market?
Join Ingredion’s team of experts to uncover the market dynamics of plant-based convenience food and explore hands-on recipes that can be heated up in minutes or consumed on-the-go.
10:00 - 10:20
The rise of plant-based ready meals: market opportunities
- Olive Bai, Regional Category Manager, Savoury, APAC
10:20 - 10:45
Innovation and recipe testing in the Ingredion kitchen
- Jonathan Tan, Culinology Lead Innovation and Application Development, APAC
- Melina Teo, Senior Food Technologist, Innovation & Application Development, APAC
10:45 - 11:00
Interactive Q&A Session
- Chris Weng, Regional Growth Platform Leader, Plant-Based Proteins, APAC
*2020 Ingredion Global Proprietary ATLAS Survey
**2022 Innova Market Insights, Ready Meals and Main Dishes, new launches, 2020 to 2021