What Are The Latest Beer Trends In Southeast Asia?

The Asia Pacific region excluding Australasia saw 69 billion litres of beer sold globally in 2018—by far the largest region for beer in the world.…

Time For Tea

Optimising the mouthfeel and texture of milk tea for the Asian consumer.   Tea was first drunk in China over 5,000 years ago and is…

Healthy And Sustainable: Fresh Offerings For Demanding Consumers

The beverage market is increasingly driven by a health-conscious and sustainable lifestyle: fortified beverage—in addition to juices and liquid dairy—are categories that are crucial within…

Fibre Water Can Aid In Digestion And Weight Management

The fibre-infused water sector currently focuses quite heavily on digestive health, an apparent consumer concern in Asia Pacific. By Tan Heng Hong, APAC Food And…

Protein Water: The New Whey To Hydration

The appeal of carbonated drinks is declining worldwide, leaving a gap for more nutritious functional drinks like protein water to take centre stage. By Shali…

Why The Future Of Drinking Yoghurt Is Bright

Consumers want more protein and are eager to try new sources. That means there is plenty of opportunity to capitalise on demand and expand your…

Enriched Foods For Children—Healthy Development From The Start

A child’s development through the end of puberty is of critical importance for lifelong health. Nutrition plays a central role in this. An adequate supply…

Health-Boosting Beverages

Drinks are no longer just a tasty means of quenching thirst. Today, consumers also demand health and wellness benefits. As the popularity of sugar-laden carbonated…

What’s Shaking Up The Beverage Market?

The APFI team speaks to Hamish Gowans, General Manager South & East Asia for NZMP (Fonterra’s dairy ingredients business), to examine drivers behind the functional…

The New Strength Of Taiwanese Bubble Tea

“The concept of handmade boba (tapioca pearls) means that clients are guaranteed flexible choices, allowing us to create strong bonds with customers in the bubble…

Seizing The Growth Opportunity In Non-Dairy Beverages

The rising acceptance and preference for plant-based beverages is a global consumer trend which is becoming more established in many parts of Asia, says Ashish…

Kombucha: More Than A Trending Tea

Social media has been flooded by an influx of people fermenting tea in their kitchens—but not just any tea, Kombucha is a probiotic-rich drink that…

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Developments In The Sports & Energy Drinks Market

Anup Suresh Gude, Senior Research Analyst/FnBA from MarketsandMarkets Research, provides insight into the industry outlook, developments and revenue opportunities in the sports and energy drinks…

The Performance And Prospects Of The Drink Market In Southeast Asia

Sports drinks manufacturers are repositioning their products as hydration beverages to appeal to health-conscious consumers with their reduced sugar content. By Nathanael Lim, research analyst…

Insights For The 2018 Beverage Industry

Ieva Jureviciene, NPD Manager at MyDrink Beverages, shares her insights on the trends to look out for in the 2018 beverage industry.

Healthier Approach To Dairy

Consumers are actively seeking out healthy, nutritious choices for themselves, and this trend extends to dairy products. By Farah Nazurah

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When Two Is Better Than One

There is so much attention and focus on plant-based and dairy-free diets these days that one might think that dairy is bad for health. But…

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Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed: Liquid Enhancers

Evolving from something of the past, liquid enhancers today are the future of beverages, providing a multi-benefit and tasteful way for consumers’ hydration.  By Ieva…

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Fruit-Infused Beer Appeals To Millennials

Consumers are spoiled for choice when it comes to the selection of beer types available, such as lagers, stouts and porters, ales, seasonal specialties and…

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Juice: A Market With Great Potential

Libby Costin, vice president marketing, Tetra Pak, shares more with APFI on the global juice market and how manufacturers can take advantage of this prime…