The hub houses baking and culinary centres, serving as collaborative spaces for product development as Asian consumers' palates and nutritional demands rapidly evolve.
The baking ingredients market is estimated at US$13 billion in 2017, and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.4 percent to reach US$16.9 billion by 2022, according to Research and Markets.
With partially hydrogenated oils being phased out over the next two years, both cake mix and industrial cake manufacturers need to take a closer look at alternatives. Powdered, activated emulsifiers, it seems, are the wisest choice for a wide variety of reasons. By Arne Pedersen, product & application manager, Palsgaard A/S
What these baking industry experts have to say is critical knowledge regarding the Asian baking industry and its markets. By Gilles Edouard Salmon, sales director of SAF-Viet JV Company; Michael Bultel, manager, Lesaffre Singapore Baking Centre; and Nigel Saunders, international baker and expert in bread products (APAC region), Lesaffre