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.

Getting To The Heart Of The Matter

Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death globally. While the statistics are alarming, most cardiovascular diseases can be prevented by reducing risk factors…

Leading The Pack In Asia’s Sports Nutrition Market

Asia is rapidly emerging as an important market for sports nutrition products. Here Efrat Kat, vice president of Marketing and Sales at Algatechnologies, looks at…

The ‘Flexitarian’ Effect

Following the consumer trend for health and wellness, more consumers are cutting back on meat and becoming ‘flexitarians’. What is meant by the term, and…

Can The Chinese Infant Formula Market Keep Growing?

China’s infant formula market is the biggest in the world. Sigalit Zchut, clinical marketing manager, infant nutrition, Infat-Advanced Lipids, explores its extraordinary growth.

Vitamin K: At The Crossroads Of Bone And Heart Health

Supplements are pretty popular among consumers, but fortified foods are gaining an edge as well. Vitamin k is one such vitamin that can be used…

Foods For A Healthy Heart

There are many foods that claim to be good for the heart, but which is really the best? Compiled here is a list of common…

A Finger On The Pulse: Trends In Heart Health Supplements

With concern about cardiovascular disease growing across Asia, heart health has become one of the most important targets in dietary supplement markets. Here, Zev Ziegler,…

Cardiovascular Health Positioning To Take Off In Asia Pacific

With increasing consumer awareness for health and wellness products, and trends seen from the more mature markets of US and Europe, the markets of Asia…

Closing In On Calcium

Calcium, an essential element of our body, needs to be taken in through external sources. What is its purpose and how we can ensure good…

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Nutrition For Life

Tailoring the nutrition in food becomes a balancing act when it comes to elderly nutrition. What are some of the requirements? By Alie Coppolella, quality…

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Nutritional Solutions For Optimising The Golden Years

Good nutrition has a significant contribution in giving more life to years, particularly in managing decline and minimising loss of function. How can nutrition help…

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Catering To The Silver Generation

The global elderly population is increasing today with medical advancement and healthier living. What should manufacturers be aware of when catering their products to the…

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A New Paradigm Of Weight Management

Consumers have high expectations when they seek food products. How can we cater to those demands whilst ensuring these foods offer the nutritional benefit consumers…

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Being Good To Your Gut

With more consumers placing importance on health, they are also becoming aware of how to better take care of their bodies. What better place to…

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Fermenting For Senior Nutrition

As the numbers of elderly increase everywhere around the world year by year, the consumer market is seeing a rise in senior nutrition products to…

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Fortifying In Asia

Fortifying foods is not a new trend, but it is a move that manufacturers are commonly adopting now, whether to address deficiencies in vitamins and…

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The Role Of Dairy Ingredients In Weight Management

Among the increasingly health-conscious consumers, there is a portion who is also concerned about their weight. Dairy ingredients are said to be able to help…

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Asia Roots For Better Digestive Health

Maintaining digestive health and overall wellbeing is no longer a choice, but a necessity. By Christian Philippsen, managing director, Beneo Asia Pacific

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Maintaining Standards For Infant Nutrition

Babies are our future, and the most treasured customers of all. But between food scares and growing rates of childhood obesity, how can one provide…