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.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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Vitamin D And The Asian Perspective —Hype Or Reality!

Vitamin D deficiency is prevalent throughout Asia, especially in developing countries. With supplements and fortified foods in abundance, how else can manufacturers better improve consumers’…

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Emerging Health Benefits Of Vitamin D

Recent studies in vitamin d have uncovered numerous benefits of the vitamin, which can be fortified in foods to help consumers meet recommended intakes. By…

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Confectionery: Moving Towards Quality And Automation

APFI spoke with Frank van Riel, sales manager at dutch Tanis Food Tec (TFT), who shared his insight on the current trends of the confectionery…

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Functional Fibre For Food Fortification

Fibre can improve more than just digestive health, as is commonly associated. This article discusses the types, functions and importance of fibre in our daily…

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Making Everyday Foods Healthier With ‘Hidden’ Fibre

The rise in the prevalence of non-communicable diseases due to poor diets has been leading food manufacturers to fortify foods with fibre. However this can…

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Knowing Your Omega-3: Source, Efficacy And Quality

Following consumer trends, food manufacturers are churning out new omega-3 products ever so frequently leaving consumers baffled by the differences between products. What should consumers…