Looking At Asia And The Dairy Industry

Piet Hilarides, chief operating officer, Consumer Products Asia, FrieslandCampina, gives an overview of the dairy industry in Asia and what manufacturers can capitalise on and…

Coconut-Based Beverages Surge In Popularity Due To Health Benefits

With multiple health benefits and a variety of applications for food and beverage categories, coconut is becoming an increasingly and popularly used ingredient. By Mei…

Ingredients For Energy & Sports Beverages

Energy is a buzzword in the nutritional ingredients industry and it has been this way for quite some time. Despite its relatively long-standing presence, it…

The Rise Of Plant-Based Beverages

Premium processes and packaging, unique flavours and ingredients and a new generation of ‘mindful’ consumers have ‘plant-powered’ the dairy case, making both retailers and consumers…

Plant-Based Dairy Alternatives

With consumers becoming increasingly health-conscious, more are opting for plant-based dairy alternatives to reduce their dairy intake, as well as to benefit from the multiple…

New Beverage Category: Relaxation

Beverages are getting more functional with every launch, and while these provide health benefits and energy, a new category for functional beverages is on the…

Looking Ahead: Eight Key Beverage Industry Trends For 2017

Manufacturers would always benefit by staying atop current trends. What are some beverage industry trends to expect for the coming year and next? By Ieva…

The Quest For The Right Protein

Sports nutrition is a growing market driven by consumers looking to support personal health and wellbeing. Beverages enhanced with protein is becoming more popular, but…

Beverages Made Healthier With Probiotics

‘Probiotic’ products are everywhere, but not all consumers know exactly what they are or how they benefit health. The addition of probiotics to products can…

Bottled Water & Natural Hydration Fuel The 2017 Global Soft Drinks Industry

The lines between soft drink categories are blurring, as consumers are seeking options that can provide everything they desire—hydration, natural, low- or no-calorie, yet nicely…

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Reducing Sugar Content In Beverages : A Growing Global Trend

Reducing sugar in beverages is not easy, but hydrocolloid technology presents options for today’s formulators. By Ross Clark, distinguished research fellow, CP Kelco

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2017’s Top 10 Innovative Natural Ingredients For Sports Drinks

With consumers becoming more active today, sports beverages are consequently becoming more popular. Beverage manufacturers are using innovative natural ingredients in sports drinks to give…

Ingredients

Making Soy Convenient

Soy beverages have been a prominent part of the Asian diet for many centuries and are becoming increasingly popular in other parts of the world…

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Broccoli’s Glucoraphanin Packs A Powerful Detoxification Punch

Glucoraphanin found in broccoli is a super anti-oxidant, but how can one benefit from it if one does not like or cannot eat broccoli? By…

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Antioxidant Properties Of Yeasts In Foods And Beverages

All over the world, the interest of the consumers for healthy food, like fermented products, is increasing due to the growing number of people affected…

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2000 Year-Old Seawater All Bottled In

Water is one of the basic necessities for humanity’s survival. Fresh water suitable for human consumption is estimated to make up only 0.01 percent of…

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Asia-Pacific Lactose-Free Dairy Market: A Potential Market?

Milk and dairy products are globally advertised as healthy and essential to the daily diet as it contains vital nutrients, vitamins and the presence of…

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Standing Out Amongst Competitors

Competition can be fierce in the business sector, especially for coffee companies from countries whose neighbours are among the largest coffee producers in the world.…

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Increasing Fruit Juice Appeal To Millennial Consumers

Millennials are an influential generation, driving the demands for high-quality and natural harder than other age populations. With competitive beverage products like fruit juice, how…

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Life’s Too Short For Slow Proteins

Sports nutrition consumers want fast-acting proteins in a format that’s right for them. The latest generation of whey hydrolysates offers the perfect solution. By Peter…