The Next Generation Of Beverage Stabilisers

Brands are actively trying to shorten their list of ingredients and reduce or remove some items from formulations—but it’s not as easy as it sounds. When one thing changes in a formulation, it affects others, and innovative stabilisers should be introduced to correct the imbalance. By CP Kelco. Consumers across…

Insights On APAC’s Bakery & Confectionery Market

Government restrictions and consumer wariness due to COVID-19 is affecting bakery and confectionery markets across APAC, says GlobalData. The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the bakery and confectionery markets across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region from late March 2020. The strict lockdown enforced by several APAC governments disrupted production and…

The Rise Of Functional Ingredients

The use of dietary supplements has grown over the years because of increased media attention for health issues. By Shikhar Aggarwal, Senior Director—Chemicals, Materials and Nutrition, APAC, Frost & Sullivan. Functional foods are typically classified as traditional foods that have been enriched with an ingredient (bioactive in many cases) that…

Seizing New Markets With Dairy Innovation

APFI magazine speaks to Dalilah Ghazalay, Regional Director for Southeast Asia at USDEC to uncover unique insights into the market trends for dairy as a component of functional beverages.  Q: What are the benefits of dairy as a component of functional beverages? A: From the nutrition conscious to fitness enthusiasts,…

Increased Spending On Health Benefitting Functional Food Ingredients Market

In the food industry, functional food ingredients are in high demand in dairy, bakery, and confectionery products. Prebiotic ingredients are mainly used in dairy products, and this is very popular in the Asia Pacific region especially in countries such as China, Japan, and India. By Transparency Market Research.   According…

New Research Reveals Shifting Priorities In Active Nutrition

Exclusive research has shown clear changes in the preferences and priorities of the active nutrition market, which will shape its progression in 2020 and beyond.   The collaboration between FrieslandCampina Ingredients, the global innovator in healthy and functional ingredients, and the consumer insights and market research experts, FMCG Gurus, pinpoints…

The Coolest Way To Battle Heat Shock

Ice cream quality suffers from the effects of temperature fluctuations during transport and storage. But what lies at the root of the problem and what can ice cream manufacturers do to maintain good ice cream quality? By Hanne K. Ludvigsen, Global Product & Application Manager, Dairy & Ice cream, Palsgaard…

Adding Value To Surimi

Surimi, a paste made from fish meat, is commonly consumed as part of the Asian cuisine. Several functional ingredients can meet current consumer demands to produce healthier products. By Wanlin Koh, Market Development Manager, and Agata Moellerhenn, Product Manager, Jungbunzlauer Ladenburg GmbH

Super-Stable Colours That Pass The Test

Natural colours are the basic expectations by consumers now, but it is also critical that these maintain the expected visual appearances of products, regardless of application. Christiane Lippert, head of Marketing, Food, Lycored, discusses how they tested the stability of lycopene and betacarotene in beverages and what they found.
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