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…

‘Mind’ Your Food: Neuro Nutrition To Flourish In 2018

Consumers, today, are increasingly seeking products that boast tangible benefits in supporting specific health needs—a concept which has come to be known as ‘consumption with a purpose’. By Michelle Teodoro, Global Food Science & Nutrition Analyst, Mintel. As food links directly to health management, functional food and drink products commonly…

Not Common Knowledge: The Largest Immune Organ

Although many consumers understand the basics of the immune system—such as how one catches a cold—most are not aware that the largest immune organ in our body is the gastrointestinal tract. By Shali S. We rarely consider the function and functionality of our immune systems until there’s a bump in…

Let’s All Start Eating Better

By Yannick Foing, global lead, partner engagement for the Nutrition Improvement Programme at DSM Nutritional Products. One in two people across the world today are unable to access essential health services. Meanwhile in richer countries, where access to health services is higher, ageing populations, chronic conditions are becoming more prevalent…

Palm Mixed-Carotene: Natural And Healthy Colours

Eating with your eyes alone may link to negative health effects if artificial dyes are involved. Natural food colourants not only colour food naturally, but also healthily and with added nutrition. What does natural food colourant palm mixed-carotene have to offer? By Chee Yen Lau, nutritionist, Excelvite, Malaysia.
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