Discretionary Fortification—A Public Health Perspective

‘Discretionary fortification’ refers to the addition of vitamins and minerals to foods at the discretion of manufacturers for marketing purposes, but not as part of…

Going Natural With Ingredients

What are natural ingredients and what is the market like today? Dr Chin Kun Wang, President, International Society for Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods shares more.

Asia’s Sweet Spots

Harry Boot, senior VP & GM of Specialty Food Ingredients at Tate & Lyle, takes us through his thoughts on Asia Pacific and the tremendous…

China Says Cheese

A decade ago, cheese was a tough sell in China, but as the Chinese grew more receptive to the taste and smell of cheese, the…

Capitalising The Clinical Nutrition Opportunity

Asia pacific is the largest clinical nutrition market in the world and is set to sustain its tremendous growth. With many factors driving demand in…

Good Nutrition: The Foundation For Strong Bones Throughout Life

The Asia-Pacific region will be seeing a dramatic increase in the number of elderly come 2050, and with that will follow a tidal wave of…

Looking At Yoghurt Selections In Singapore

Yoghurt is a common dairy product across all consumer age groups, but what factors play a part in purchasing decisions? Patrick Young, Insight Director, Kadence…

Market Outlook 2017: Healthy & Nutritious Ingredients Continue Trending

Ralf Schäffer, executive director at Sollich, gives his opinion on which ingredients and consumer demands will continue to be popular this year.

Building A Healthier Future

Malnutrition, including both undernutrition and overnutrition, is not an issue that can be tackled by any party on its own. Instead, it requires a concerted…

Innovating Toward Consumer Demands

Ongoing consumer demand for ‘optimal nutrition’ and more personalisation is spurring new product innovations. Arwika Ussahatanon, food and communications specialist, explains.

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Solving Malnutrition Through Affordable Food Fortification

There are approximately 795 million people suffering from malnutrition globally. How can governments and the food industry help relieve this issue in a sustainable yet…

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Functional Food: Perception vs Reality

A survey commissioned to study Americans’ awareness of and attitudes toward functional foods provides insights to how consumers perceive these products. By Sarah Romotsky, associate…

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Flavouring—The Science Of Innovation

Growing interest in personal health and awareness is driving growth in nutrition products. Weight management retail sales have increased rapidly, but developing nutritional and tasty…

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Fighting Flab With Functional Fibre

Weight and obesity are large global concerns today, and food and beverage manufacturers can help consumers achieve successful weight management through fortifying products with functional…

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Delivering Nutrition As Nature Intended

Breast milk is undoubtedly the best option for infants, but there are times when a mother’s milk is not available. In such cases, infant formula…

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Get The Best Start To Life— Omega-3 On Allergic Outcomes

With the first 1,000 days of life presenting a unique window of opportunity for long-term positive effects on a baby’s health, Dr Kai Lin Ek…

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Trendsetting Food & Nutrition For Thailand’s Ageing Population

With Thailand’s ageing population, there exists a wide market gap in food and supplements catered towards them. Three trends in the food and nutrition industry…

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Getting In The Mix

Creating a good premix is not easy. Jeremy Bartos, senior product innovation scientist of Glanbia Nutritionals (NA), and Dominic Mills, technical manager of the company’s…

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Get A Taste Of Healthy Ageing

By 2020, there will be a billion elderly people in the world. With the huge financial burden incurred by chronic diseases, people are shifting their…

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Fortifying Food To Complement The ‘Sunshine Vitamin’

Vitamin D deficiency is common around the world, and manufacturers can do more by fortifying common foods to make it easier for consumers to meet…