Unlocking Plant-Based Opportunities In The ‘New Norm’

While consumers are drawn to plant-based proteins for their nutritional benefits, taste and texture also matters for a great eating experience. Contributed by ADM. It’s an exciting time for Asia’s meat alternative industry. In recent years, the region has witnessed an increase in the growth of primarily plant-based meat alternatives…

Colouring Plant-Based Foods Naturally

Colour plays a huge role in food since it impacts taste perception and purchase intent.  Similarly, our perception of aroma and flavour are also affected by both the hue and the intensity of the colour of the products we consume.    The trend towards plant-based food is omnipresent. Concerns about…

Why Clean-Label Colours Are Crucial In The ‘Plant-Based 2.0’ Era

With plant-based shoppers increasingly searching for clean-label products, manufacturers are now turning to Colouring Foods. From non-dairy milk to meat-free burgers, consumers across the Asia Pacific region are increasingly exploring the possibilities for plant-based food and drink. Last year, the value of the APAC plant-based market was almost identical to…

Plant Protein Ice-Creams & Their Drivers

Plant protein ice-creams are the latest go-to dessert alternatives that have seen a steady and consistent growth in popularity around the globe. Contributed by Anushia Shanmugaraj, Corporate Marketing Manager, Futura Ingredients.   Greater Emphasis On Proteins In A Healthy Diet Plant protein alternatives have been forecasted to increase in demand…

Plant-Based Beverages: Key Trends In Asia

A significant lactose-intolerant population in Southeast Asia offers huge potential for dairy producers to launch new and diverse lactose-free product ranges in the market. By Arvind Kaila, Consumer Markets Analyst at GlobalData Lactose intolerance, the growing trend towards veganism, product personalisation, health & wellness, ethical and environmental concerns, and fears…

The Plant-Based Protein Revolution

As plant proteins continue to gain rapid attention through consumer demand, Futura Ingredients offers a range of protein selections and a wide range of emulsifiers and texturising systems to ensure a seamless application process for plant protein-based beverages. By Khoo Kim Ching, Product & Application Innovation Senior Technologist, Futura Ingredients.…

Golden Age For Plant-Based Lifestyle Drinks

Market intelligence points in one direction. Plant-based innovation has a big future in Asia Pacific beverages—and the future has already begun. By DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences. If your company works within the dairy or beverage category, then there are many good reasons why you should be exploring plant-based beverages right…

New Age Milk Protein

Current models of agricultural methods are too resource-intense: too much land is used for crops and livestock, land is fertilised too heavily and irrigated too extensively. We need to rethink how food is produced, as dictated by necessity. Examining how alternative proteins are cultivated is a good place to start.…

Are There Growth Opportunities For Plant-Based Beverages In Asia?

While plant-based beverages have been around on the market for a long while, there has been growing awareness and adoption amongst consumers in Asia. Not only do these products include soy milk, coconut water and plant-based hot drinks, but there has been widening availability of almond and other nut milks.…

Plant-Based Beverages: Global Scenario & Market Highlights

Growing veganism and awareness about the benefits of plant-based alternatives drive the market for plant-based beverages. By Swati Singh, Research Analyst—Food and Beverages & Suraj Nagvenkar, Assistant Manager—Food and Beverages from MarketsandMarkets.   Healthier lifestyle trends and growing lactose intolerance among consumers are the major factors driving the growth of…
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