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…

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’…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Market Outlook 2017: Incorporating Consumer Demands With Ingredients

The health and wellness trend is still going strong globally. Scott Nykaza, president and chief operating officer, Kalsec, gives his opinion on what ingredients will…

Six Functional Ingredients Trends For 2017

With consumers being more savvy and conscientious than ever, F&B manufacturers are scrambling to meet growing demands for functional ingredients. This article examines six trends…

How Do Consumer’s Tastes Evolve With The Health & Wellness Trend?

Consumers globally are increasingly health conscious—they want healthier ingredients in food and drinks, with lesser sugar content. Transparency in where ingredients are sourced is also…

Ingredients

Taste Is Key In Healthier Food And Drinks

In an exclusive interview, Dr Tan Sze, managing director, Nestlé Research and Development Centre Singapore, speaks to APFI on the importance of understanding nutritional needs…