Indulgent plant-based concepts and delicious, nutritious healthy snacking: Enjoy it all

10-13 July 2022 | McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois

More than ever, consumers want to enjoy it all – from plant-powered products, to indulgent treats to healthier snacks.
Balancing these needs isn’t an easy job: for example, 25% of consumers remain concerned that plant-based products lack a satisfying taste or texture.Which is why at IFT FIRST in Chicago (10-13 July), the DSM Food & Beverage team will be showcasing a range of innovative concepts and solutions that help you deliver winning snacks that deliver on taste, texture and health (for both people and planet). Now you can see, feel, taste – and enjoy - it all for yourself.  And here’s how
Meet our solutions for meat alternatives

With our broad portfolio of vitamins and premixes, yeast extracts, texturized vegetable proteins, plant proteins, and flavoring ingredients our experts can help you create signature meat alternative products to satisfy the unique preferences and nutritional needs of your consumers. 

Try our salmon-inspired ‘fish’ cake and ‘beef & cheese’ nachos powered by nutritious and highly functional plant-based solutions like CanolaPRO® (made from canola plants) and the new pea-and faba-based textured vegetable proteins.

Leverage your beverage

Together we have the agility and knowledge to deliver the best possible sustainable beverages to satisfy the unique taste and nutritional needs of your consumers – all supported by our portfolio of vitamins, nutritional lipids, plant proteins, sweeteners and premixes.

Try our plant power energy drink prototype, which provides a mix of nutrients and natural energy from plant-based sources like L-theanine from green tea leaves, acerola cherries, and sunflower oil.


Delicious dairy alternatives

With our extensive application knowledge and technical expertise, we can help you create delicious and nutritious plant-based dairy alternatives – all complemented by our extensive portfolio of enzymes, vitamins, plant protein, nutritional lipids, sweeteners and premixes.

Try our appetizing oat ‘milk’ drink made with our high-quality protein isolate, CanolaPRO® (sourced from canola plants).

Consumer-friendly confectionery & fruit

Through our portfolio of enzymes, nutritional lipids, hydrocolloids, vitamins and sweeteners we’re striving for a world where people can enjoy tasty, healthier treats - with great texture and a lower carbon footprint.

Explore our delicious sugar-reduced muffin prototype made with Eversweet™ Reb-M – our zero-calorie, non-artificial sweetener; or the Resilience Bar developed using a custom premix blend ideal for sports nutrition applications.

Where to find us

Join DSM Food and Beverage together with First Choice Ingredients - a DSM company - at booth S0629 to discover more about how these innovations and insights can help you address complex consumer needs; or book an appointment to speak to an expert at the show. We want you and your customers to enjoy it all!


[1] FMCG GURUS, The Evolution of Snacking Habits over the Next Five Years [REPORT], July 2021.

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