Natural Astaxanthin–The Brain Food That Keeps You Sharp

The brain is the most complex organ in our body, receiving and processing information every moment of our life and its activity accounts for 20 percent of our body’s energy expenditure. The brain reacts to physical challenges, orchestrates our body’s response and controls our emotional state and cognitive functions. As…

Functional F&B Products: Focus On Brain, Eye & Skin Health For Thais

Consumers' health status, personal interests and life priorities continuously change with age. Demanding lifestyles of Thai consumer combined with early signs of ageing often trigger middle-aged consumers to become more concerned about their health, nutrition and resulting in increased interest in using functional food/drinks. Latest research from Mintel, the world’s…

Exploring Additive Options In Baking

Healthy lifestyles continue to drive free-from diets, creating ever greater demand for “cleaner” and healthier products, especially in segments such as gluten-free sweet bakery products, say Dr Galanakis, C.M. and Dr Y. Martin Lo, advisors from the Anti Additive Association. Food additives have been used for decades to perform specific…

OxiKan: Highly Effective Natural Anti-Oxidant Solutions

Fresh and healthy food for a longer time: Everyone loves to eat good food that remains naturally fresh for many days. But as time passes, the quality of food starts deteriorating, which is inevitable. This affects not only the taste, aroma and texture of food, but also causes serious health…

Spreading The Goodness Of Natural Food Colours & Flavours

Nature is the best place to start when it comes to adding colour and flavour to any product. Consumers’ expectations are increasing day by day, and they expect their favorite foods to have natural ingredients. It is time to turn the conversion to colours and flavours sourced from nature. In today’s…

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 from Kalsec (Kalamazoo, United States, and Asia Pacific).   Meat and meat products offer a nutritionally dense source of protein, often added by consumers as…

Wine Goes Organic

The organic wine market has been booming in the US and Europe, and consumers in Asia could well follow this trend and might reach out for a glass or even a bottle of organic wine for their next drink. By Farah Nazurah

Tocotrienol-Rich Fraction: A Gem In Palm Oil For Cardioprotection

With cardiovascular disease being the number one killer in the world today, it is only expected that consumers be presented with solutions that alleviate risk for the disease. Tocotrienol-rich fraction is one such solution. By Dr Wei Ney Yap, section head, biological, Davos Life Science Vitamin E consists of two…

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 oil market. By Giacomo Costagli, regional sales olive oil, Edible Oil Systems, Alfa Laval Spa
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