Fermentation can reduce the negative effects of bran on final cereal products. In fulfilling gluten free requirements, fermented brown rice flor has shown great promise as a functional ingredient that can improve the quality of rice products. By Muna Ilowefah, Chiemela Chinma, Jamilah Bakar, Hasanah M. Ghazali, Kharidah Muhammad and Mohammad Makeri, Universiti Putra Malaysia

Seasonings and sauces have long played an important role not only in taste of our foods, but also in our cultures, especially in Asia. With technology advancing rapidly today, how do we maintain the balance with traditional craftsmanship? By Lee Kum Kee

Fermented foods have been recognised for centuries as healthy and tasty. Beyond that, what do you get in fermenting medicinal herbs? Symbiotic fermentation of botanicals broadens the spectrum of health benefits in comparison to concentrated extracts, increases the bioavailability of active compounds and creates new nutrients that help to support a healthy gut. By Chantale Houle, Kefiplant

As the numbers of elderly increase everywhere around the world year by year, the consumer market is seeing a rise in senior nutrition products to cater to the senior consumers. Fermentation could help manufacturers better cater to the needs of the silver generation. Dr Bejit Ideas shares more. By Michelle Cheong

Clean label is a clear trend across global food markets and new product launches in the clean label space have steadily increased over the last decade. By Edwin Bontenbal, Director of Market Development Food, Corbion Purac

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