There are approximately 795 million people suffering from malnutrition globally. How can governments and the food industry help relieve this issue in a sustainable yet affordable way? Yannick Foing from DSM’s nutrition improvement program Asia-Pacific discusses possible solutions.
Food fortification is a proven way to deliver vitamins and minerals where regular diets fall short. In Asia, diets are changing to include more processed foods. Producers of not only traditional staples like rice and vegetable oil, but also instant noodles and condiments can help fill the dietary gap through fortification. By Rebecca Spohrer, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), London