Nutrition labels need to be effective in providing all consumers with the right information in the right way, so they can make informed decisions. With today’s packaging presentations, are consumers being confused instead? What can food manufacturers do to tackle this confusion? By Michelle Cheong

Read more...

Malnutrition, including both undernutrition and overnutrition, is not an issue that can be tackled by any party on its own. Instead, it requires a concerted effort from various stakeholders to deliver the message and as it turns out, investing in such initiatives make business sense as well. By Ada Wong, head of public affairs and communications, Asia, FrieslandCampina

Read more...

Ralf Schäffer, executive director at Sollich, gives his opinion on which ingredients and consumer demands will continue to be popular this year.

Read more...

Yoghurt is a common dairy product across all consumer age groups, but what factors play a part in purchasing decisions? Patrick Young, Insight Director, Kadence International, shares his opinion.

Read more...

The Asia-Pacific region will be seeing a dramatic increase in the number of elderly come 2050, and with that will follow a tidal wave of age-related diseases and problems. Prevention is always better than treatment, especially for diseases like osteoporosis, so it is vital we start now. By Judy Stenmark, B. Sc, MPH, chief executive officer, International Osteoporosis Foundation

Read more...

Supplements are pretty popular among consumers, but fortified foods are gaining an edge as well. Vitamin k is one such vitamin that can be used to fortify food and drinks, but what are its benefits for consumers? By Dr Elaine Drummond, clinical & technology development specialist, Glanbia Nutritionals North America

Read more...

There are many foods that claim to be good for the heart, but which is really the best? Compiled here is a list of common foods and their scientific evidence on heart health. By Jane Rochstad Lim

Read more...

With concern about cardiovascular disease growing across Asia, heart health has become one of the most important targets in dietary supplement markets. Here, Zev Ziegler, head of global brand & marketing at Lycored’s Health Nutrition Division, discusses new research into the motivations of supplement consumers.

Read more...

With increasing consumer awareness for health and wellness products, and trends seen from the more mature markets of US and Europe, the markets of Asia Pacific have great potential for products positioned to improve and maintain cardiovascular health. By Maria Mascaraque, research associate- health and wellness, Euromonitor International

Read more...

Born of the mother sea, from where life has evolved, the solution for healthier hearts and longer lives could be found in seaweed. Lynn Cornish, seed stock manager, Acadian Seaplants Limited, informs of the ingredient’s benefits on health and how manufacturers can take advantage of it.

Read more...
Page 3 of 7

APFI About Us

Asia Pacific Food Industry (APFI) is Asia’s leading trade magazine for the food and beverage industry. Established in 1985, APFI is the first BPA-audited magazine and the publication of choice for professionals throughout the industry with its editorial coverage on the latest research, innovative technologies, health and nutrition trends, and market reports.

Asia Pacific Food Industry is published by Eastern Trade Media Pte Ltd. The company owns numerous trade and consumer titles, including Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News and Industrial Automation Asia.

Ebook

View Now