Optimising Packaging Designs For QSR Delivery

With packaging becoming a key factor contributing to both safety and in-dining experiences demanded by the consumer, there needs to be an end-to-end holistic approach that links food and beverage products’ performance to packaging solutions. By Josh Strong, Senior Marketing Manager, Foodservice—SEA, Kerry. What are the challenges in the food…

4 Innovations That Will Drive Hygienic Packaging

Caps & Closures highlight a few ways in which the packaging industry has been challenged by COVID-19.  The threat of the COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly thrust health and safety to the forefront of the public conscience. The virus’s rapid transmission through airborne germs, personal contact, and particularly ‘hotspots’ of infection…

Understanding Shifts In Consumer Behaviour

ADM has identified six emerging behavioural changes that will power innovation and growth in the months ahead.  Recent ADM OutsideVoice research shows that 77 percent of consumers intend to make more attempts to stay healthy in the future. Food and beverage manufacturers who successfully balance consumer health concerns with affordability…

What’s Next In The Food Industry’s Road To Recovery?

The global crisis is challenging the industry to rethink its daily operations and conventional ways of work in order to innovate and survive. In an interview with Asia Pacific Food Industry, Andrew Dalziel, Vice President, Industry and Solution Strategy, Infor, evaluates the industry’s journey to recovery. Andrew Dalziel, VP Industry…

Building Supply Chain Resilience By Ensuring Safe Facility Operations

As countries emerge from lockdown restrictions and food manufacturers are resuming operations, measures need to be put in place to safeguard the health and safety of employees. In an interview with Asia Pacific Food Industry (APFI), Isaac Teh, Vice President and General Manager Food & Beverage Southeast Asia at Ecolab,…

Healthy Snacking In A COVID-19 Universe

Exploring the perception of health snacking in Asia Pacific, and how the impact of COVID-19 has shifted consumer focus (if any) away from this concept momentarily. Contributed by Anthony Chien, Senior Analyst at Euromonitor International. Snacking represents the activity of consuming food in between meals, and any type of food…

Rethinking Innovation Through People-Focused Lens

Innovation has become an important competitive differentiator for businesses, with many quickly jumping on the bandwagon to tap on new technologies. By Mark Piper, Director Category, Strategy & Innovation, Fonterra. For decades, industries across the world have moved into an innovation-driven business model, but in the pursuit for growth, a…

Recipe For Growth: Balancing Health, Indulgence & Taste

Sweet or savoury biscuits enjoy near universal appeal in India. Latest research from Mintel reveals how immunity-boosting ingredients are set to drive value growth in these times of heightened health consciousness.  Traditionally viewed as an affordable source of energy and nutrition in India, Mintel reveals that almost two-thirds* (63 percent)…
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