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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

‘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…

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…

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…

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…

Ingredients

Beneo Provides New Opportunities To Fight Obesity In Children

A study from the University of Calgary, Canada, involving the use of the prebiotic chicory root fibre Orafti Synergy1 from Beneo, has shown promise as…

Ingredients

Vitamin C And Immunity – A Healthy Outlook

Enjoying high consumer awareness, the backing of an EFSA Article 13.1 health claim, and regularly the subject of studies designed to unlock its full potential,…

Ingredients

Lecithin—Emulsifier & Health Promoter

Lecithin is a multifunctional ingredient that can be used as nature’s principal emulsifying agent in the creation of instantised products or developed as functional ingredients…

Ingredients

Prebiotic Ingredients: Multifunctional And Natural

Manufacturers of food and beverage products look toward innovative natural ingredient solutions such as prebiotics for the health-conscious population without compromising on product integrity, quality,…

Ingredients

Identical To Nature

In recent years, the food industry is increasingly focusing on innovative solutions to enhance its products with desired properties that have additional benefits, and plant…

Ingredients

Incorporating Protein And Fibre For Energy

Consumers today are increasingly seeking functional foods and beverages for sustaining their energy on-the-go. Manufacturers can meet this demand and appeal to them with products…

Ingredients

Monk Fruit— A New Natural Sweetener

With origins dating back to china more than 300 years ago, monk fruit is fast gaining traction as a natural sweetener in the us. As…

Ingredients

Exploring Plant-Based Omega-3 Sources

The term ‘omega-3’ usually first brings fish oils to mind, but there are also plant-based sources such as linseed or chia seed. These offer a…

Ingredients

Preserving Naturally With Probiotics

Fresh foods and particularly meat, need to have reasonably long shelf-life in order to minimise food wastage. One solution could be through the addition of…

Ingredients

Citrus, An All Natural Fibre Solution

We don’t like to admit it, but sometimes nature outsmarts us humans. Such is the case with citrus fibre, where the intact natural architecture of…