Fifth Of Consumers Trying To Lose Weight Are Concerned About Disease

Widespread media coverage of the high and growing prevalence of overweight or obese individuals globally has heightened awareness of weight management. As a result, more than one fifth of consumers trying to lose weight are concerned about related diseases and conditions such as high or low blood pressure, according to…

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…

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…

Wising Up To That Good Gut Feeling

Asia Pacific drives the global market for probiotic dairy. Consumers are ready for a wider range of probiotic foods to support general health and reduce their risk of disease. By DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences. Healthy living has a lot to do with a large colony of gut-friendly bacteria—this is increasingly…

Nutrition Options For The Immune System

Growth in health concerns across the globe is expected to drive the market for nutritional supplement. By Arijita Pani, Senior Research Associate—Food & Beverage; Suraj Negvenkar, Assistant Manager—Food & Beverage; Nagesh Manepalli, Head—Food, Beverage, Animal Feed & Agriculture from MarketsandMarkets.   Nutritional intake forms the fundamental basis of the competence…

The New Era Of Chocolate And Nut Spreads

The fast-growing market for chocolate and nut spreads offers manufacturers a unique opportunity to expand their business. By Marco Oomen, AAK’s Global Business Director for Chocolate & Confectionery Fats. Remember when the kids were crazy about chocolate hazelnut spread? They still are, of course, but these days there’s a difference—they’re…

The Growth Of Healthcare Confectionery

The functional, nutraceutical and medicated confectionery is driven by consumers looking to overcome psychological barriers associated with tablets and capsules, thus providing easier and more palatable delivery methods than pills or capsules for OTC medication.  The rapid growth of starch-free depositing in the production of functional, nutraceutical and medicated confectionery…

Shattering Preconceptions: What Kids And Moms Really Think About Colour In Candy

Christiane Lippert, Head of Marketing (Food) at Lycored, explores the clear benefits of using natural colours in confectionery products.   Growing Concerns About Artificial Colours Recent years have seen huge growth in global demand for natural colours and flavours in food, particularly in the Asia-Pacific countries. According to Nielsen, 80…
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