Benson Hill doubles down on plant-based ingredients as research shows US$3.1Bn was invested alternative proteins in 2020

US –   Alternative protein ingredients company Benson Hill is launching two new business segments — Ingredients and Fresh — to help it meet growing demand for plant-based foods. The Ingredients unit will use Benson Hill’s work developing a genomic map for yellow pea to create new varieties. The company says its new products will have reduced off-flavors, higher protein content and will require less water, energy, and money to produce. The Fresh segment will develop and commercialize differentiated produce and functional foods by applying Benson Hill’s CropOS technology platform to…

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