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…

Healthy And Tasty Unrefined Oil From Avocado

Inspired by virgin olive oil extraction technology, cold pressed extraction could replace traditional ones for avocado oil, to produce a purpose-ready oils for the edible…

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 &…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

Emerging Advances In Yeast Fermentation

Yeast, one of humankind’s oldest processing ingredients, has advanced in capabilities, traits and applications today. Used in both the food and beverage industry, what are…

Meet Cancer’s Unlikely Kryptonite

Broccoli has recently experienced a resurgence of interest in the medical community, thanks to a series of studies that found correlation between broccoli and a…

Ingredients

A Healthy Gut For Happiness

Happiness can mean different things to different people, such as wealth, having a job or family, or being able to eat things you like. Happiness…

Ingredients

Meeting Consumers’ Digestive Health Needs

Consumers today are interested in maintaining all aspects of their health, be it cognitive or heart health, weight management, or even digestive health. Manufacturers can…

Ingredients

Harnessing The Power Of Chocolate With Reduced Sugar

Cocoa has many benefits as an ingredient, but is it possible for chocolate to be made in a healthier way? Tina Tan, Managing Director of…

Ingredients

The Goodness Of Nature On Your Table

Move away from synthetic antioxidants; nature has provided the perfect antioxidant ingredient to extend shelf-life in products--rosemary extract. How can manufacturers use this naturally sourced…

Ingredients

Choosing The Right Fibre Ingredient: “The Five C’s”

Fibre is an essential part of the diet, but not one which is easy for consumers to meet the daily recommended intake. With different fibres…

Ingredients

Vitamin A: Gaining A Better View Of Its Benefits

Vitamin a might be the most underrated of all vitamin alphabet hybrids, never really gaining the scurvy-beating, capsule-pushing fame of vitamins c and d. Recent…

Ingredients

‘Meating’ The Time Challenge: Extending Shelf-Life In Meat

Preservation has long been critical to meat processors and today, shelf¬-life is top of the agenda. Consumers are demanding for more natural solutions than artificial…

Ingredients

Selecting Ingredients To Manage Shelf-Life

Shelf-life is an important aspect for food manufacturers so as to prolong its value and also reduce food waste. Going back to the basics, the…

Ingredients

The Numerous Health And Savoury Attributes Of Yeast

Yeast, commonly used in brewing and bakery applications, has potential to be used in much more than just these. With its rich nutritional content, food…

Ingredients

Shelf-Life Extension For Meat And Poultry

To cope with increasingly hectic lifestyles, consumers are expecting more from foods today: convenient, natural, healthy, tasty, and even better if these can last for…