Snack Appeal—Five Opportunities For Fresh Snacking

Due to our increasingly hectic society, snacking is gaining in importance for today’s consumers. People have little or no time to cook or to prepare food. But food has to be fresh, appealing and satisfying even when snacking in-between meals or on the go. EXBERRY, the leading global brand of…

NZMP’s Top Five Consumer Trends For 2019

Insights from some of the world’s largest food and nutrition research providers has been analysed by NZMP, picking its top five trends for food and beverage manufacturers worldwide. NZMP, the global ingredients brand of Fonterra, hopes the information will help its customers worldwide with their product development and positioning. Alex…

What’s Shaping The Beverage Industry In 2019

The APFI team interviews Luc Steenwelle, Product Group Manager Beverages Asia Pacific, FrieslandCampina Kievit, about the key consumer trends that are shaping the beverage market in Asia for 2019 and beyond.   How have consumer interests in beverages shifted throughout 2018? What are the causes of these shifts? In 2018,…

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 take on the bakery trends in Asia.    What are some noteworthy bakery and pastry trends in Asia? Asia is inspired by Pastry Chefs and…

Seizing The Growth Opportunity In Non-Dairy Beverages

The rising acceptance and preference for plant-based beverages is a global consumer trend which is becoming more established in many parts of Asia, says Ashish Dahiya, cluster marketing, portfolio, & category management leader, Tetra Pak Processing Systems, South Asia, East Asia & Oceania.   Consumers today are increasingly demanding, and…

Plant-Based Nutrition Is 2018’s Recipe For Success

With consumers being more health-conscious, more are looking to natural and functional ingredients in their food, such as those from plants. By Sarah Lim, senior marketing manager, Southeast Asia, ADM Wild Flavours & Specialty Ingredients

Understanding Trends In Food Processing

Ricky Ong, sales manager—Asia, Heat and Control, talks about four ways the food processing industry is evolving and what food processors should take note of in the coming year.
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