Natural, Free-From & Functional Ingredients

Baobab: The Ancient African Superfruit Making Waves In “Free-From”

Though having emerged only in recent years, already innovative solutions are needed to spice up the increasingly mainstream ‘free-from’ trend. Baobab could be the next…

Natural, Free-From & Functional Ingredients

Getting The Brown Rice Mix

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…

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Solvent-Free Extraction Of Botanical Ingredients

In the search for all-natural ingredients, botanical extracts are attracting more attention. Extracting these through a novel, pressurised-water botanical extraction process might soon make current…

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Ensuring Shelf-Life Through Oxidative Stability

Manufacturers have to ensure that their products maintain the desired attributes and quality throughout the entire shelf-life. In this regard, monitoring the oxidative stability of…

Natural, Free-From & Functional Ingredients

Functional Solutions For Dietary Supplements

Many plant extracts have components that are believed to offer health benefits, but not all are readily absorbed into the human bloodstream. Cyclodextrins can increase…

Natural, Free-From & Functional Ingredients

Focusing On Anti-Staling Solutions For Bakery Products

Asian consumers are demanding more baked goods and bread, and manufacturers are consequently on the search for solutions that can help these products last longer.…

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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…

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Cold Coffee Revolution In Southeast Asia

Coffee shop culture and the love for coffee products are growing amongst Southeast Asian consumers, presenting opportunities for manufacturers in these vastly expanding markets. By…

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More Than Just Energy

As one of the rapidly growing beverage segments in the world, competition within the energy drink market is becoming more intense. The addition of plant…

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Capturing Growth For Soft Drinks: Healthy Yet Engaging Innovation

Soft drinks have always been a consumer favourite, but they need to adapt to changing consumer demands, and manufacturers would do well to innovate this…

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Capitalising On Malt For Beer Brewing

Malt is essential in beer brewing, but the flavour it provides is often forgotten as manufacturers use the hops or yeast to tailor flavour instead.…

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Changing Culture Of Coffee Drinkers

The global coffee industry has been experiencing a healthy growth, with Asia playing a huge role in its expansion. Consumers are developing their tastes and…

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Permeate For Sports Recovery?

Permeate is a high-lactose dairy ingredient that has been used to standardise protein and fat content by dairy manufacturers. It has also been used in…