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…

Standardising Energy Drinks For Healthier Lifestyles

As our lifestyles become more hectic every day, people demand for an energy source that gives them a boost between meals, while working, driving long…

Plant-Based Beverages: From Milk Substitute To Lifestyle Product

Plant-based beverages are among the fastest-growing beverage segments world-wide. No longer niche, they have become lifestyle products gaining popularity with an ever-growing target group. Matthias…

Malt Beverages For Energy

Most known for making beer, malt is an ingredient that can enhance beverages due to its many advantages. How can manufacturers take advantage of such…

Unlocking The Potential Of Lactose-Free Dairy

Especially in Asia, the abundant lactose-intolerant consumer population could potentially drive the lactose-free dairy market. However, taste and texture still remain key factors for these…

Dairy, A Reliable Source Of Safe And Complete Nutrition

Dairy has been part of the human diet for centuries, but beyond fulfilling basic nutritional needs, it can also provide targeted nutrition to meet the…

Mastering The Art Of Herbal Fermentation

Fermented foods have been recognised for centuries as healthy and tasty. Beyond that, what do you get in fermenting medicinal herbs? Symbiotic fermentation of botanicals…

Looking At Asia And The Dairy Industry

Piet Hilarides, chief operating officer, Consumer Products Asia, FrieslandCampina, gives an overview of the dairy industry in Asia and what manufacturers can capitalise on and…

Coconut-Based Beverages Surge In Popularity Due To Health Benefits

With multiple health benefits and a variety of applications for food and beverage categories, coconut is becoming an increasingly and popularly used ingredient. By Mei…

Ingredients For Energy & Sports Beverages

Energy is a buzzword in the nutritional ingredients industry and it has been this way for quite some time. Despite its relatively long-standing presence, it…

Ingredients

The Rise Of Plant-Based Beverages

Premium processes and packaging, unique flavours and ingredients and a new generation of ‘mindful’ consumers have ‘plant-powered’ the dairy case, making both retailers and consumers…

Ingredients

Plant-Based Dairy Alternatives

With consumers becoming increasingly health-conscious, more are opting for plant-based dairy alternatives to reduce their dairy intake, as well as to benefit from the multiple…

Ingredients

New Beverage Category: Relaxation

Beverages are getting more functional with every launch, and while these provide health benefits and energy, a new category for functional beverages is on the…

Ingredients

Looking Ahead: Eight Key Beverage Industry Trends For 2017

Manufacturers would always benefit by staying atop current trends. What are some beverage industry trends to expect for the coming year and next? By Ieva…

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The Quest For The Right Protein

Sports nutrition is a growing market driven by consumers looking to support personal health and wellbeing. Beverages enhanced with protein is becoming more popular, but…

Ingredients

Beverages Made Healthier With Probiotics

‘Probiotic’ products are everywhere, but not all consumers know exactly what they are or how they benefit health. The addition of probiotics to products can…

Ingredients

Bottled Water & Natural Hydration Fuel The 2017 Global Soft Drinks Industry

The lines between soft drink categories are blurring, as consumers are seeking options that can provide everything they desire—hydration, natural, low- or no-calorie, yet nicely…

Ingredients

Reducing Sugar Content In Beverages : A Growing Global Trend

Reducing sugar in beverages is not easy, but hydrocolloid technology presents options for today’s formulators. By Ross Clark, distinguished research fellow, CP Kelco

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2017’s Top 10 Innovative Natural Ingredients For Sports Drinks

With consumers becoming more active today, sports beverages are consequently becoming more popular. Beverage manufacturers are using innovative natural ingredients in sports drinks to give…

Ingredients

Making Soy Convenient

Soy beverages have been a prominent part of the Asian diet for many centuries and are becoming increasingly popular in other parts of the world…