Nutrition & Market Trends

Trendsetting Food & Nutrition For Thailand’s Ageing Population

With Thailand’s ageing population, there exists a wide market gap in food and supplements catered towards them. Three trends in the food and nutrition industry…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Getting In The Mix

Creating a good premix is not easy. Jeremy Bartos, senior product innovation scientist of Glanbia Nutritionals (NA), and Dominic Mills, technical manager of the company’s…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Get A Taste Of Healthy Ageing

By 2020, there will be a billion elderly people in the world. With the huge financial burden incurred by chronic diseases, people are shifting their…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Fortifying Food To Complement The ‘Sunshine Vitamin’

Vitamin D deficiency is common around the world, and manufacturers can do more by fortifying common foods to make it easier for consumers to meet…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Vitamin D And The Asian Perspective —Hype Or Reality!

Vitamin D deficiency is prevalent throughout Asia, especially in developing countries. With supplements and fortified foods in abundance, how else can manufacturers better improve consumers’…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Emerging Health Benefits Of Vitamin D

Recent studies in vitamin d have uncovered numerous benefits of the vitamin, which can be fortified in foods to help consumers meet recommended intakes. By…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Confectionery: Moving Towards Quality And Automation

APFI spoke with Frank van Riel, sales manager at dutch Tanis Food Tec (TFT), who shared his insight on the current trends of the confectionery…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Functional Fibre For Food Fortification

Fibre can improve more than just digestive health, as is commonly associated. This article discusses the types, functions and importance of fibre in our daily…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Making Everyday Foods Healthier With ‘Hidden’ Fibre

The rise in the prevalence of non-communicable diseases due to poor diets has been leading food manufacturers to fortify foods with fibre. However this can…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Knowing Your Omega-3: Source, Efficacy And Quality

Following consumer trends, food manufacturers are churning out new omega-3 products ever so frequently leaving consumers baffled by the differences between products. What should consumers…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Market Outlook 2017: Incorporating Consumer Demands With Ingredients

The health and wellness trend is still going strong globally. Scott Nykaza, president and chief operating officer, Kalsec, gives his opinion on what ingredients will…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Six Functional Ingredients Trends For 2017

With consumers being more savvy and conscientious than ever, F&B manufacturers are scrambling to meet growing demands for functional ingredients. This article examines six trends…

Nutrition & Market Trends

How Do Consumer’s Tastes Evolve With The Health & Wellness Trend?

Consumers globally are increasingly health conscious—they want healthier ingredients in food and drinks, with lesser sugar content. Transparency in where ingredients are sourced is also…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Taste Is Key In Healthier Food And Drinks

In an exclusive interview, Dr Tan Sze, managing director, Nestlé Research and Development Centre Singapore, speaks to APFI on the importance of understanding nutritional needs…

Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Mouthfeel & Texture

Promising Mouthfeel With Tribology

Tribology, a field of study that is most commonly used in the automotive industry, may be the key to unlock the mystery behind the sensory…

Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Mouthfeel & Texture

Molecular Encapsulation For Stable Emulsions

Salad dressings, whipped desserts, ice cream or even mayonnaise are a big part of our lives today. However they contain an oil-in-water phase and need…

Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Mouthfeel & Texture

Can We Print Crispiness?

Food demands are becoming harder to achieve. Consumers want personalised, unique foods that have familiar mouthfeel, texture, and are nutritious. At the same time, they…

Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Mouthfeel & Texture

Tribology And Dairy Products

Health-conscious consumers want low-calorie alternatives for food and beverages and food manufacturers are rushing to meet that demand. Using tribology as an analysing tool, innovations…

Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Mouthfeel & Texture

Great Yoghurt Textures Are A Technical Triumph

For the best and most stable yoghurts to captivate consumers, you need the tailored texturant that takes proteins in hand, matches your process and meets…

Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Mouthfeel & Texture

When Oil And Water Don’t Mix

Emulsifiers and stabilisers are commonly used food additives for their functional properties. What roles do they play in food applications? By DPO International