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Premiere at Tavola: desserts containing extra protein, developed for people following a protein-rich lifestyle

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Premiere at Tavola: desserts containing extra protein, developed for people following a protein-rich lifestyle

14/03/2024

At the Tavola gastronomic trade fair, from 17-19 March, Maisonie will launch four flavours of dessert with extra protein. In nutritional terms, two are sources of protein and two are rich in protein, Nathalie Van der Straeten tells us. She also reveals which plant proteins have been added.

 

A small team at Maisonie develops fully custom-designed deserts for the consumer, from the packaging to creating the most original flavours. The company supplies retailers, the food service and the retail trade. Having seen that the market is dominated by bars and yoghurts with added protein, the company decided to broaden the market by introducing similar desserts. “The company targets consumers who are following a protein-rich lifestyle, such as the elderly and athletes", says Nathalie Van Der Straeten, manager of this SME. “We have developed four flavours: banana mousse and brownie, strawberry mousse, caramel mousse and chocolate mousse".

 

 

Rich and a source of protein

The first two are protein-rich and the other two are a source of protein. Protein-rich means that more than 20% of the dessert's energy value is from protein. For a protein-source dessert, the threshold is at least 12%. To the basic ingredients are added rice protein and the incredible faba. “For that reason, the desserts fit into a protein-rich diet", the manager tells us.

 

 

Care institutions and gyms

Van der Straeten expects to see the desserts, which come in cups, in care institutions and gyms to begin with. The desserts will also be found among the pastries and cakes at retail outlets. “Our desserts are tasty snack with coffee, or after brunch or dinner. We aim to make them accessible to anyone who needs protein-rich food". Maisonie is all about creating delicious desserts and discovering new flavours, concludes Van Der Straeten.

 

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