Flexitarians Drive Demand For Meat Alternatives In Asia

Radicle™ by Kerry’s plant-based solutions can meet Asia’s rising consumer calls for meat alternatives, offering tastier and more sustainable options. New research produced by Kerry, the world’s leading taste and nutrition company, has revealed that over 60 percent of consumers in the Asia Pacific region are interested in purchasing plant-based…

Summer Beverages Are Reinvigorating Foodservice

As the foodservice sector reopens, limited time offer beverages are key in attracting consumers back to your brand. By Aileen Dowd, Marketing Executive, Kerry & extracted from KerryDigest Blog. Limited time offer (LTO) beverages are a sure-fire way for foodservice brands to reinvigorate their menus. Seasonal LTOs drive sales by…

Travel The World Through Drinks

In an interview with Asia Pacific Food Industry (APFI), Eloise Dubuisson, Marketing Director, Foodservice Street at Kerry APMEA shares the inspiration behind DaVinci Gourmet’s “Sip & Trip” campaign and how it is bringing wellness into foodservice.   What is the inspiration behind DaVinci Gourmet’s sip and trip campaign? Eloise Dubuisson…

Sustainable Proteins & Plant-Based Market Set To Expand In Asia

Plant-based solutions that offer taste, health and nutrition, clean-label, and a strong sustainability message have the potential to win over consumers in Asia. By Juan Aguiriano, Group Head of Sustainability, Kerry Group. As consumers become more aware of health, environmental, and ethical concerns, they are increasingly seeking out plant-based alternatives.…

Savoury Snacks On Fire: Spice & Chili Flavours Take The Lead

Kerry predicts the spice and chili trend in savoury snacks to take on three directions in 2021.   Heat has always been a key taste profile driving flavour innovation for savoury snacks. The difference now is that changing consumer snacking patterns and behaviours have refocused heat towards intensity and specific…

How Is The Pandemic Affecting Consumers’ Tastes & Consumption Patterns?

Avinash Lal, Market Research and Consumer Insights Director, Kerry Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, highlights three notable ways in which the pandemic has affected consumer interests.    Turning To Original Food Consumers are seeking original foods more than before through an increased preference for traditional, local and familiar flavour profiles.…

Serving Up Culinary Flavours In Snacks

Depending on where you are in the world, mala, kimchi, gyoza, barbecue, cheese and red chilli are foods or ingredients you would expect to find in a meal. These days however, split open a bag of potato chips or puff snack and you’ll be served up a buffet of tastes…

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…

Savoury Snacks: Less Sodium, More Deliciousness

Salt, a common flavour enhancer, particularly in savoury snacks, contains the nutrient sodium. While sodium is important for good health, consuming too much of it has been linked to conditions such as cardiovascular disease and high blood pressure. Studies indicate that about 2.5 million deaths globally could be prevented each…

The Future Of Taste In APAC

The APFI team speaks to Avinash Lal, Market Research & Consumer Insights Director APMEA from Kerry, on the company's innovative and insightful new tool: Taste Charts.   A Brief Introduction To Taste Charts The Asia Pacific Kerry Taste Charts 2020 are a future-focused collaborative effort. Our predictions date back a…
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