Upcycling food ‘is really one of the biggest opportunities facing the food industry’



Upcycling food ‘is really one of the biggest opportunities facing the food industry’

“Upcycling food, or turning would-be wasted byproducts from one product into something delicious and nutritious for people, has emerged as one of the hottest trends in food and beverage in recent years with the market projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 4.6% from $52b in 2022 to $83.26b by 2032.”  By Elizabeth Crawford


If you ask us, upcycled food is more than just a trend – it’s a movement that’s gaining momentum in the food industry. As a CPG manufacturer or foodservice operator, you can be a part of this movement by incorporating upcycled ingredients into your products and menu items. We get into this and more in an extended interview with Food Navigator’s esteemed Elizabeth Crawford in the press room at Natural Products Expo West 2023.



Watch the interview and read the full article

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By UP, Inc.

Upcycled Foods Inc. (UP, Inc.) powers the B2B upcycled food economy with product development expertise, cutting-edge technology, and a growing portfolio of ingredient solutions. With its innovation hub – the Upcycled Food Lab – the company leads the way for food makers as the go-to development partner. Upcycled products close the loop on some of the food system’s most overlooked and undervalued supply chains while delivering on taste, nutrition, and functionality. The company launched with ReGrained SuperGrain+®, which catalyzed the growth of the upcycled food industry. Upcycled Foods Inc. is a proudly certified Public Benefit Corporation and 1% For The Planet member, and cofounder of the Upcycled Food Association.

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