Mintel's Latest Insight Report: A Year Of Innovation In Vitamins, Minerals & Supplements

New research from Mintel, the experts in what consumers want and why, reveals innovation opportunities in vitamins, minerals and supplements new product development in the…

Unlocking Plant-Based Opportunities In The ‘New Norm’

While consumers are drawn to plant-based proteins for their nutritional benefits, taste and texture also matters for a great eating experience. Contributed by ADM. It’s…

Colours & Flavours

Colouring Plant-Based Foods Naturally

Colour plays a huge role in food since it impacts taste perception and purchase intent.  Similarly, our perception of aroma and flavour are also affected…

Colours & Flavours

Why Clean-Label Colours Are Crucial In The ‘Plant-Based 2.0’ Era

With plant-based shoppers increasingly searching for clean-label products, manufacturers are now turning to Colouring Foods. From non-dairy milk to meat-free burgers, consumers across the Asia…

The Legacy Of Soy Beans

Modern consumers are truly confused about the potential benefits of soy beans—is it healthy or not? Contributed by Henk Hoogenkamp, Protein Specialist & Author. For…

Algae: A Future Superfood

Algae is one of the most promising foods for the future: easy to cultivate, offering an abundance of protein and other nutrients, whilst maintaining biodiversity.…

Plant Protein Ice-Creams & Their Drivers

Plant protein ice-creams are the latest go-to dessert alternatives that have seen a steady and consistent growth in popularity around the globe. Contributed by Anushia…

Gluten-Free And Dairy-Free Products Gaining Popularity In APAC

The plethora of products hitting retail shelves bears testimony to the rising interest and uptake of free-from products in Asia-Pacific. Contributed by GlobalData. Consumer behaviour—more…

Harness Localisation To Unleash Innovation

As we navigate the impact of COVID-19 on the food and beverage industry, the APFI team spoke with Martin Teo, Technical Director of Food Applications…

Savoury Snacks: Less Sodium, More Deliciousness

Salt, a common flavour enhancer, particularly in savoury snacks, contains the nutrient sodium. While sodium is important for good health, consuming too much of it…

Organic Foods Get A Coronavirus Boost

Ecovia Intelligence expects demand for organic & sustainable foods to remain strong after consumer fears subside in the future. The coronavirus pandemic is leading to…

Mastering The Art Of Suspension & Stabilisation

The opportunities for stabilisers in the multi-faceted, multi-ingredient dairy beverage market are endless. By CP Kelco. What goes up must come down. We learned this…

Texture Is King In Asia

Cargill’s modified tapioca starches help manufacturers create irresistible products by improving the texture of noodles, processed meat and more.   Many believe that the thriving…

Sugar & Sweeteners: Evolving Trends In Asia Pacific

Increasing health awareness among consumers, coupled with government regulations in the form of sugar levies, give soft drinks and confectionery brands across the Asia Pacific…

Food Hydrocolloids—Growing Focus On Manufacturing Of Convenience Foods To Escalate Industry Demand

The global food hydrocolloids market depicts the presence of a highly fragmented and competitive vendor landscape, says Transparency Market Research on the basis of a…

COVID-19’s Impact On Food & Drink Markets In Southeast Asia

New research from Mintel reveals the changes in consumer sentiment and behaviour surrounding food and drink categories as a result of the spread of COVID-19…

Natural, Free-From & Functional Ingredients

Better-For-You Sugar From Nature

With increasingly busy lifestyles, consumers are looking for convenient food products which can give them energy throughout the day. At the same time, consumers are…

Natural, Free-From & Functional Ingredients

Rising Health Consciousness Among Consumers To Bolster Industry Growth For Protein Blends

The rise in health consciousness amongst consumers has amplified the demand for protein blends. However, products with protein blends have been viewed by consumers as…

Reducing Sugar, Redefining Sweetness

The sugar reduction movement has gained mometum across the globe, with most of the impact hitting the beverage industry. Sugar is the latest dietary enemy…

The Plant-Based Protein Revolution

As plant proteins continue to gain rapid attention through consumer demand, Futura Ingredients offers a range of protein selections and a wide range of emulsifiers…