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

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.

Healthy Alternatives

Milk Protein: A Perfect Reinvented Idea

Consumers are becoming more aware of the environmental threat posed by livestock. But what if we could get milk protein, that wasn’t from milk? By…

Beverages

Healthier Approach To Dairy

Consumers are actively seeking out healthy, nutritious choices for themselves, and this trend extends to dairy products. By Farah Nazurah

Natural, Free-From & Functional Ingredients

Organic Products Are Still Going Strong

Demand of organic produce is on the rise as consumers are placing emphasis on how their products are produced and processed. By Farah Nazurah  

Nutrition & Market Trends

Bakery Trends: What’s Baking?

The end of the year is always a good time to review the year’s trends and what can be expected for next year or the…

Nutrition & Market Trends

The Health And Wellness Trend Continues In Asia

More consumers are becoming more conscious about what food they eat, driving for a healthier marketplace for food and beverages, says Jane Barnett, head of…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Tocotrienol-Rich Fraction: A Gem In Palm Oil For Cardioprotection

With cardiovascular disease being the number one killer in the world today, it is only expected that consumers be presented with solutions that alleviate risk…

Beverages

When Two Is Better Than One

There is so much attention and focus on plant-based and dairy-free diets these days that one might think that dairy is bad for health. But…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Chinese Infant Formula Market Focuses On High-Quality Ingredients

Demand for infant formula in China is increasing, providing an opportune market for manufacturers. Governed by strict new regulations and increasing consumer demand for safe…

Natural, Free-From & Functional Ingredients

Buttering Up Tastes

Butter is making a strong comeback into the food scene, and in new applications. Stanley Goh, regional director, food service-asia & middle east, Fonterra, tells…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Omega-3 Index Test: An Essential Biomarker For Heart Health & More

Maintaining one’s health is getting easier, with personalised nutrition and home test kits becoming more popular. One can even ensure heart health by measuring omega-3…

Healthy Alternatives

Staying Energised Throughout The Odd Hours Of The Night

What can employees working late hours or graveyard shifts do to ensure they overcome the draw of sleep and work safely and efficiently? It’s all…