Superfoods Provide New Possibilities In The World Of Baking

One of the markets with great potential to use superfoods as ingredients is the bakery industry, says Daniel Carrión, manager, Tigernuts Traders.   Superfoods are…

Tasty And Clean Label? It’s Possible With Cold Water Swelling Starches

While cold water swelling (CWS) starches are ideal for the baking process, they also meet the burgeoning clean label demand, says Cargill. By Grace Chew.…

New Research Earns Pistachios Superfood Status For People With Desk Jobs

People who are distracted at their computer by hunger pangs have something to celebrate—a new snack might just improve their productivity. By Dr Arianna Carughi,…

Spreading The Goodness Of Natural Food Colours & Flavours

  Nature is the best place to start when it comes to adding colour and flavour to any product. Consumers’ expectations are increasing day by…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Alternative Carbohydrates Open Up New Sports Nutrition Opportunities

Christian Philippsen, managing director, BENEO Asia Pacific, discusses the importance of blood sugar management during exercise and highlights the potential of alternative carbohydrates for novel…

Beverages

Seizing The Growth Opportunity In Non-Dairy Beverages

The rising acceptance and preference for plant-based beverages is a global consumer trend which is becoming more established in many parts of Asia, says Ashish…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Research Update On Paediatric Probiotics

Research shows BifidoB and LactoB provide clear infant health benefits, says Angela Rowan, category marketing manager, paediatrics, NZMP.     It’s well-known that setting infants…

In Focus: Solutions For Freshness

Experts believe the growing demand for baked products presents several growth opportunities—provided the freshly-baked texture is extended during storage. By Steven Choo Sin Poh, regional…

Nutrition & Market Trends

How Nutrition Can Be A Game Changer For Asian Economies

The onus of ensuring that the huge numbers of children today join the workforce tomorrow at their productive best is on companies that are operating…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Let’s Talk About Bacteria In Infants And Children

Studies on probiotics indicate that they may actually reduce the need for antibiotics in the future, says Chr. Hansen.   Asia Pacific represents one of…

Beverages

Kombucha: More Than A Trending Tea

Social media has been flooded by an influx of people fermenting tea in their kitchens—but not just any tea, Kombucha is a probiotic-rich drink that…

Natural Ingredients That Can Extend The Shelf-life Of Food Products

The appeal of natural antimicrobials is that several of them, particularly plant-based extracts, have potential health benefits for humans, says Dr Benny Antony, joint managing…

Beverages

Developments In The Sports & Energy Drinks Market

Anup Suresh Gude, Senior Research Analyst/FnBA from MarketsandMarkets Research, provides insight into the industry outlook, developments and revenue opportunities in the sports and energy drinks…

Market Outlook For Sugar Alternatives And What To Expect In 2018

In the last three decades, cases of diabetes have risen at an alarming rate. This, combined with growing consumer interest in health and wellness, has…

Sugar Reduction For A Sweeter Tomorrow

Driven by urbanisation, nutrition transition, and increasingly sedentary lifestyles, the world is witnessing an alarming growth in obesity and its commonly accompanying health complication says…

Beverages

The Performance And Prospects Of The Drink Market In Southeast Asia

Sports drinks manufacturers are repositioning their products as hydration beverages to appeal to health-conscious consumers with their reduced sugar content. By Nathanael Lim, research analyst…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Making It All Count: Omega-3 Fatty Acids

How does one get enough essential fatty acids in your body to reap its health benefits? Dr. Ek Kai Lin, senior manager, scientific marketing, BASF…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Plant-Based Nutrition Is 2018's Recipe For Success

With consumers being more health-conscious, more are looking to natural and functional ingredients in their food, such as those from plants. By Sarah Lim, senior…

Beverages

Insights For The 2018 Beverage Industry

Ieva Jureviciene, NPD Manager at MyDrink Beverages, shares her insights on the trends to look out for in the 2018 beverage industry.

Nutrition & Market Trends

Asia Pacific Health Ingredients: What's Trending?

Aslam Shaikh, senior research analyst, Food and Beverages, MarketsandMarkets, discusses what health ingredients are and what opportunities there are for manufacturers in Asia Pacific.