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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Ingredients

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…

Ingredients

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…

Ingredients

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…

Ingredients

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…

Ingredients

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…

Ingredients

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…

Ingredients

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…