Trends Shaping The Confectionery Market

Trend report: the APAC market for confectionery products is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.8 percent from US$41.6 billion in 2018 to US$55.1 billion in 2023, says GlobalData. The confectionery sector in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region has undergone a significant transformation over the past…

Natural Sweeteners—Industry Insights

Global worries on overzealous sugar consumption and corresponding rise of sugar related diseases have prompted ingredients manufacturers and product developers to turn to sweeteners as sugar substitutes. By Eddy Lee—Consultant, Chemicals, Materials & Food, Frost & Sullivan.   Trends Of Sugar Substitutes Natural sweeteners are sugar and sugar substitutes that…

How Extending Shelf-Life Ensures Survival In The Food And Beverage Landscape

Having an appropriate shelf-life is perhaps the foremost factor affecting food manufacturing as it directly impacts profitability, says Kemin.   A Competitive Climate With Increasingly Mindful Consumers Competition is fierce in the packaged foods market—manufacturers are scrambling to secure their market share by trying to keep up with constantly evolving…

Riding The Natural Wave Of Ingredient Innovation

BASF shares their view on the growing trend of ‘natural’ in their human nutrition portfolio. By Ms. Goh Lay Kwan, Global Marketing Head for BASF Human Nutrition   What are the trends that we’re seeing in Asia Pacific with reference to “naturalness”? Global and regional trends influence the nutrition and…

Protecting Your Heart With Mediterranean Ingredients

Population studies revealed lower rates of chronic diseases and differences in mortality statistics in Mediterranean populations compared to other parts of the world. By Frutarom. Cardiovascular Disease On The Rise Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is increasing in Asia and the Pacific region. CVD is now the leading cause of mortality in…

New Research Earns Pistachios Superfood Status For People With Desk Jobs

People who are distracted at their computer by hunger pangs have something to celebrate—a new snack might just improve their productivity. By Dr Arianna Carughi, Advisory Board Member of the College of Natural Resources at the University of California, Berkeley.   Adding to an increasing number of research studies around…

Natural Ingredients That Can Extend The Shelf-life Of Food Products

The appeal of natural antimicrobials is that several of them, particularly plant-based extracts, have potential health benefits for humans, says Dr Benny Antony, joint managing director from Arjuna Natural Limited. All food products of biological origin or composed of biological raw materials inherently and inevitably spoil and deteriorate over time.…

Looking Cool In Natural Colours

Converting to colours from natural sources in ice cream is not as difficult as you think, says Chr. Hansen. Consumers are realising that health and wellness are no longer just topics of the day; they impact one’s physical, mental and financial state as well. As information about foods and of…

New Insights Into Chocolate Markets

Chocolate is popular among consumers of all ages. What are the current trends of the chocolate market and what should manufacturers know? By Peter DeHasque, Group Chief Executive Officer, Taura Natural Ingredients Chocolate is one of the most exciting in the global food industry. It is hard to think of…
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