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 fortification with spore-forming probiotics   Asia’s growing probiotics market The global probiotics market is expanding – it is estimated to be worth $69 billion by…

Creating ‘Better-For-You’ Beverages

Brands can conquer the ‘better-for-you’ market by reformulating beverages to be healthier while maintaining a consistent mouthfeel. By Dr Jodell Jiang, Technical Business Development Manager APMEA at Kerry.    Consumer demand for ‘better-for-you’ beverages is on the rise. According to Innova Market Insights, consumption of functional beverages rose from 12.6 percent to 27.2…

Protein Water: The New Whey To Hydration

The appeal of carbonated drinks is declining worldwide, leaving a gap for more nutritious functional drinks like protein water to take centre stage. By Shali S, Editor of APFI magazine. We’ve heard of protein shakes—a constant companion of gym-goers—but protein water is the trending functional drink of 2019. Protein water,…

Health-Boosting Beverages

Drinks are no longer just a tasty means of quenching thirst. Today, consumers also demand health and wellness benefits. As the popularity of sugar-laden carbonated soft drinks declines, the global quest for fortified beverage options is on the rise. An increasing number of people are seeking added health benefits in…

What’s Shaking Up The Beverage Market?

The APFI team speaks to Hamish Gowans, General Manager South & East Asia for NZMP (Fonterra’s dairy ingredients business), to examine drivers behind the functional beverage trend.   The Shift Toward Tasty & Functional In recent years, innovation in the beverage market has been astounding—from convenient health management solutions to…
subscribe here