With busier lifestyles, consumers are turning to meals that are convenient and hassle-free. Ready meals could even be more nutritious than food cooked from scratch in home kitchens.

The new facility, Newtrition Lab Asia Pacific, is located at Singapore Polytechnic.

Dairy has been part of the human diet for centuries, but beyond fulfilling basic nutritional needs, it can also provide targeted nutrition to meet the needs of different groups of people such as infants, seniors and more. By Harmony Villemin, food engineer & professional writer - on behalf of Epi Ingredients, Dry Ingredients Division of French Dairy Cooperative Laïta

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.

Calcium, an essential element of our body, needs to be taken in through external sources. What is its purpose and how we can ensure good calcium intake? By Michelle Cheong

With an estimated nine-billion strong global population by 2050, providing sufficient nutrition would require concerted, collective efforts from food manufacturers, producers, governments, civil society and consumers to take place now. By Ada Wong, head of public affairs and communications, Asia, FrieslandCampina

Located outside Hanoi in northern Vietnam, the US$70 million factory will be used to facilitate product innovation for the local market.

Rather than just awaiting governmental legislation, parties up and down the food value chain should first work together to tackle food security issues.

The traffic light concept can allow consumers to easily understand a product’s nutrition content and positively impact consumer behaviour.

Asia pacific is the largest clinical nutrition market in the world and is set to sustain its tremendous growth. With many factors driving demand in the region, clinical nutrition is an area that is worth looking into. By Alina F Slotnik, Global MD, Customized Solutions, Glanbia Nutritionals

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