Market Trends

Demand For High-Protein Food/Drink Products Especially Strong Among Young Adults

Based on a 2018 GlobalData survey conducted in Asia & Australasia Protein in a bottled water format is a convenient on-the-go solution that combines protein…

Bakery, Snacks & Confectionery

Will Gluten-Free Ever Turn Mainstream In Asia Pacific?

Gluten-free bakery is still a niche market in most Asia Pacific markets—with the noticeable exception of Australia and New Zealand. But, as gluten-free bakery products…

Bakery, Snacks & Confectionery

Great Fillings Create Those Special Chocolate Moments

Consumer tastes may differ, but indulgence and excitement are always at the heart of confectionery favorites—preferably with a healthier, more natural profile. By Marco Oomen,…

Beverages

Better Tasting Beer Thanks To Microscopy

Scientists at the Institute for Brewing and Beverage Technology at the Technical University of Munich are working on how to perfect the enjoyment of beer.…

SPX FLOW Dispersion Solutions: Delivering Process Quality, Efficiency And Consistency

When it comes to food and beverage processing, the effectiveness of dispersion processes can have a significant impact on final product quality, says SPX FLOW…

BeveragesMarket Trends

Rough Draft of Beer Trends

The UK is currently moving away from the traditional pales and bitters of old and moving into a trend of producing highly sessionable hazy IPAs,…

Beverages

Add A Touch Of Opulence To Beverages

Purple turns food and beverages into eye-catchers—as long as they are coloured entirely naturally. By Victor Foo, General Manager of GNT Singapore Private Limited.  …

Checkweighers

The Advent Of Checkweighers In Production Environments

Joerg Sturhan, Sales Director of Bizerba South East Asia, explains the concept of ‘My Bizerba’ and the company’s dedication to addressing the global trend for…

Bakery, Snacks & Confectionery

The Benefits Of High-Speed Mixing

High-speed mixing is a technique rapidly increasing in popularity in the baking industry. Speed is the key to a number of fundamental advantages which lead…

Future-Proofing Food Handling Processes With Advanced Conveyor Technology

Managers are increasingly turning a keen eye toward equipment modernisation to cut costs, increase operating efficiencies and reliability, and integrate with Industry 4.0, says Stefan…

Market Trends

Lowering Cost To Increase Profit Margins: Is It Really That Simple?

A holistic view of the factory floor enables data to be turned into information and actions that can realise significant savings to production costs, says…

Bakery, Snacks & Confectionery

Taking The Heat: Grease-Free Bearings In Baking

Subjecting bearings to high temperatures and high levels of humidity increases maintenance requirements and costs. Also, limitations of available grease technology do not permit an…

Beverages

Case Study: Zwettler—Beer Fit For The Future

Zwettler’s new energy-saving installations help enable the brewery to operate in an even more environmentally sound way. By Andreas Biniasch, technical writer, ifm electronic.  …

Bakery, Snacks & Confectionery

Pastries: Global Delicacies Without Borders

Ahead of Asia Pastry Week at Food&Hotel Asia, APFI speaks to the founder and director of the Asian Pastry Cup, Chef Vincent Bourdin, regarding his…

Market Trends

What's New In The Wine Industry?

APFI interviews Eddie McDougall, The Flying Winemaker, ahead of ProWine Asia (part of Food&Hotel Asia) to find out what's new in the industry.    Could you…

Beverages

Little Room For Mistakes: Beverage Testing To Ensure Your Drink Is Safe

There is a significant demand for powerful and rapid analytical methods that can detect very low concentrations of contaminations in beverages. By Jason Neo, director,…

Meat, Poultry & Seafood

Antioxidants For Meat And Poultry: Clean Label Perspectives

Shelf-life extension can provide a critical solution in the effort to improve profitability and reduce waste, say Alessandra Pham-Mondala, Lee Zhi Ying, and Poulson Joseph…

Beverages

Improving Efficiency, Sustainability And Profitability In Beverage Production

Liquid product recovery and pigging technology will help businesses increase yields, reduce costs, speed up changeovers and become more sustainable, says Peter Elgar, group marketing…

Meat, Poultry & Seafood

A New Era of Meat Processing: Cultured Meat

Cellular agriculture is the key to meeting future global demands for protein, says Henk Hoogenkamp, author of Protein Transition: Technological, Economic & Societal Impact of…

Meat, Poultry & Seafood

Driving Efficiency In Meat And Poultry Coding

James Wolff, global marketing manager at Videojet Technologies, looks at coding and marking in the meat and poultry sector and how technology has advanced to…