Help From Probiotics In The COVID-19 Era

PSA: Remember that you are not alone, that your microbiota can be of help, and that the billions of conscientiously selected probiotic bacteria from clinically-backed products can support your health in many ways during these trying times. By Nina Vinot area sales manager & product development from Probiotical. We are…

Hidden “Flavours” In Your Herbal Health Products

It’s been about 10 years since authorities found the industrial chemical melamine1  in milk products that sickened many children in China. Since then, the country’s food industry has responded with national crackdowns to stop dangerous illegal additives from making their way into the nation, and into the global food market.…

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…

Five Forecasts For 2019 Food Formulation Trends

Axiom Foods, a manufacturer of plant proteins in the U.S, has released a white paper that has unveiled the company’s top five forecasts regarding food formulation trends for 2019. Through this white paper, the company hopes to aid food formulators in understanding the implications of trending plant- based ingredients for…

Food Trends For 2019

Charlie Ahern, General Manager at Advanta, USA explores the food trends that will dominate 2019. Quinoa was declared as an amino acid and mineral rich food that was suitable for astronauts on long term missions by NASA 20 years ago. But till today, the popularity of this grain has only…
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