Nutrition & Market Trends

New Insights Into Chocolate Markets

  Chocolate is popular among consumers of all ages. What are the current trends of the chocolate market and what should manufacturers know? By Peter…

Healthy Alternatives

Adding Value To Surimi

  Surimi, a paste made from fish meat, is commonly consumed as part of the Asian cuisine. Several functional ingredients can meet current consumer demands…

Nutrition & Market Trends

What’s Trending In Bakery And Savoury Snacks?

  Clean label continues to lead the bakery and snacking sectors, and with health fast becoming a priority, this has opened up opportunities for clean…

Natural, Free-From & Functional Ingredients

Sodium Bicarbonate: A Multipurpose Ingredient For Food Applications

  One of the most commonly used ingredients in baking, sodium bicarbonate can improve foods in various ways. By Dr Sophie Mouzon, Development, Quality &…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Probiotics For Senior Health Support

  The world’s populations are ageing day by day, and to sustain our seniors, probiotics might be the answer. By Dr Howard Cash, Senior R&D…

Natural, Free-From & Functional Ingredients

The Role Of Natural Antioxidants In The Protection Of Food

  Placed correctly, natural antioxidants in food systems can maintain the highest possible quality of the food. David Prime, global product manager protection, Vitablend UK,…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Going Into Japan’s Latest Food Trends

  Nishida Masanao, director of Food Japan, gives his insight on these in an exclusive pre-interview with APFI leading up to Food Japan 2017.

Natural, Free-From & Functional Ingredients

Tocotrienols: Targeting Inflammation For Prevention Beyond Antioxidation

  Tocotrienols, found in vitamin E, can be used as a functional ingredient to be incorporated in food and beverage applications so as to help…

Colours & Flavours

Super-Stable Colours That Pass The Test

  Natural colours are the basic expectations by consumers now, but it is also critical that these maintain the expected visual appearances of products, regardless…

Natural, Free-From & Functional Ingredients

Delivering Antioxidant Effects The Right Way

  With consumers increasing demand for more healthful products, it is essential that food and beverages on the market that claim this, such as those…

Colours & Flavours

The Savoury Market Goes Natural

  With consumers looking for more natural solutions in terms of colours and flavours, having colouring foods for even savoury products would offer huge potential…

Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Mouthfeel & Texture

“Crunch” Time For Snack Manufacturers

  Asia Pacific snack market is expanding at twice the global growth rate. How can snack manufacturers capture the attention of consumers by creating their…

Healthy Alternatives

Maltitol In Sugar-Free Confectionery: Boosting Oral Health Benefits

  With a sweet taste but no calories, maltitol, a hydrogenated carbohydrate, can allow consumers to enjoy confectionery without worrying about dental problems. By Dr…

Beverages

Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed: Liquid Enhancers

  Evolving from something of the past, liquid enhancers today are the future of beverages, providing a multi-benefit and tasteful way for consumers’ hydration.  By…

Beverages

Fruit-Infused Beer Appeals To Millennials

  Consumers are spoiled for choice when it comes to the selection of beer types available, such as lagers, stouts and porters, ales, seasonal specialties…

Natural, Free-From & Functional Ingredients

Algae—‘Pond Scum’ No Longer

When it comes to functional foods, algae fits the bill combining health, versatility, and sustainability. As the mother of all plants, foods made with algae…

Healthy Alternatives

Unlocking The Potential Of Soya Protein

With the health and wellness trend spreading across the food and beverage industry, there is an increasing demand for alternative ingredients such as for protein.…

Natural, Free-From & Functional Ingredients

With Seaweed, Worry Not, Heart

Born of the mother sea, from where life has evolved, the solution for healthier hearts and longer lives could be found in seaweed. Lynn Cornish,…

Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Mouthfeel & Texture

An Active Solution To Removing PHOs In Baked Goods

With partially hydrogenated oils being phased out over the next two years, both cake mix and industrial cake manufacturers need to take a closer look…

Healthy Alternatives

On The Rise: Six-Legged Protein

Most consumers today are looking for healthier and more nutritious food options, and are simultaneously demanding that these be produced by sustainable methods. Among alternative…