Drinks For A Healthy Gut: Probiotic Solutions For Asia’s Beverage Markets

With demand for functional beverages growing across Asia-Pacific, John Quilter, VP and General Manager, ProActive Health at Kerry discusses the ever increasing opportunities offered by…

Increased Spending On Health Benefitting Functional Food Ingredients Market

In the food industry, functional food ingredients are in high demand in dairy, bakery, and confectionery products. Prebiotic ingredients are mainly used in dairy products,…

Flavoured Milk Beverages: Profiting From A Growth Market

The market for milk and yoghurt drinks is growing worldwide. In Asia, this category had the highest percentual growth in new dairy products in the…

New Research Reveals Shifting Priorities In Active Nutrition

Exclusive research has shown clear changes in the preferences and priorities of the active nutrition market, which will shape its progression in 2020 and beyond.…

Spotlight On Soy Plant Protein

The global demand for soybeans is not slowing down anytime soon. The harvest of this commodity crop was 370 million metric ton in 2018, compared…

Harnessing The Power Of Carotenoids For Immunity

It’s important to understand how carotenoids like beta-carotene, lutein and lycopene support the immune system for better health, says Dr Ute Obermüller-Jevic, Scientific Marketing Senior…

Flora-Based Milk Protein: No Cows About It!

The dairy industry awaits a paradigm shift as a growing number of consumers question their daily intake of animal-derived products, including meat, eggs and milk,…

Making Meat And Poultry Products Look Better, Taste Better And Last Longer—Naturally!

Consumers are wary of the chemicals added to the foods they consume—thus, food processors are looking for naturally sourced options to allay consumer worries, says…

Matcon: How Do You Handle Allergens?

Food allergies are one of the most serious forms of allergic reaction, with symptoms ranging from very mild to severe anaphylaxis. There are over 170…

Organic Products Are Still Going Strong

Demand of organic produce is on the rise as consumers are placing emphasis on how their products are produced and processed. By Farah Nazurah  

Ingredients

Buttering Up Tastes

Butter is making a strong comeback into the food scene, and in new applications. Stanley Goh, regional director, food service-asia & middle east, Fonterra, tells…

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Healthy And Tasty Unrefined Oil From Avocado

Inspired by virgin olive oil extraction technology, cold pressed extraction could replace traditional ones for avocado oil, to produce a purpose-ready oils for the edible…

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Sodium Bicarbonate: A Multipurpose Ingredient For Food Applications

One of the most commonly used ingredients in baking, sodium bicarbonate can improve foods in various ways. By Dr Sophie Mouzon, Development, Quality & Customer…

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The Role Of Natural Antioxidants In The Protection Of Food

Placed correctly, natural antioxidants in food systems can maintain the highest possible quality of the food. David Prime, global product manager protection, Vitablend UK, explains…

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Tocotrienols: Targeting Inflammation For Prevention Beyond Antioxidation

Tocotrienols, found in vitamin E, can be used as a functional ingredient to be incorporated in food and beverage applications so as to help consumers…

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Delivering Antioxidant Effects The Right Way

With consumers increasing demand for more healthful products, it is essential that food and beverages on the market that claim this, such as those with…

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Algae—‘Pond Scum’ No Longer

When it comes to functional foods, algae fits the bill combining health, versatility, and sustainability. As the mother of all plants, foods made with algae…

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With Seaweed, Worry Not, Heart

Born of the mother sea, from where life has evolved, the solution for healthier hearts and longer lives could be found in seaweed. Lynn Cornish,…

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Emerging Advances In Yeast Fermentation

Yeast, one of humankind’s oldest processing ingredients, has advanced in capabilities, traits and applications today. Used in both the food and beverage industry, what are…

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Meet Cancer’s Unlikely Kryptonite

Broccoli has recently experienced a resurgence of interest in the medical community, thanks to a series of studies that found correlation between broccoli and a…