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…

Recipe For Growth: Balancing Health, Indulgence & Taste

Sweet or savoury biscuits enjoy near universal appeal in India. Latest research from Mintel reveals how immunity-boosting ingredients are set to drive value growth in these times of heightened health consciousness.  Traditionally viewed as an affordable source of energy and nutrition in India, Mintel reveals that almost two-thirds* (63 percent)…

Global Flavours For Alluring Nut Snacks

Trending: Mass Appeal For Coatings & Regional Tastes. By Heat And Control.   Crispy, coated nuts with explosive flavour and crunch are timeless favourites for snacking. Popular around the world for centuries, nuts have maintained their popularity, catering to flavour preferences and consumer demand. Global snack trend reports have highlighted the…

The Evolution Of Snack Trends In Asia-Pacific

APAC consumers seek a balance of healthfulness and sensory pleasure from their bakery and confectionary brands. As a result, manufacturers face the challenge of formulating products with more natural and nutrient-rich ingredients with less artificial additives, without compromising on the consumption experience. By Bobby Verghese, Consumer Markets Analyst at GlobalData. …

Increased Spending On Health Benefitting Functional Food Ingredients Market

In the food industry, functional food ingredients are in high demand in dairy, bakery, and confectionery products. Prebiotic ingredients are mainly used in dairy products, and this is very popular in the Asia Pacific region especially in countries such as China, Japan, and India. By Transparency Market Research.   According…

Clean Label Snacking Combines Two Trends In One

Sweet or savoury, the snacking industry is well-positioned to meet both of these changing dietary habits. By CP Kelco. Did you know that Asia recorded the largest number of snack product launches of any region last year (up to 15 May, 2019)? There were 13,786—almost double the number launched in…

Snack Appeal—Five Opportunities For Fresh Snacking

Due to our increasingly hectic society, snacking is gaining in importance for today’s consumers. People have little or no time to cook or to prepare food. But food has to be fresh, appealing and satisfying even when snacking in-between meals or on the go. EXBERRY, the leading global brand of…

NZMP’s Top Five Consumer Trends For 2019

Insights from some of the world’s largest food and nutrition research providers has been analysed by NZMP, picking its top five trends for food and beverage manufacturers worldwide. NZMP, the global ingredients brand of Fonterra, hopes the information will help its customers worldwide with their product development and positioning. Alex…
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