New On The Market: Meioligo

People are attracted to sweet food, often to the detriment of their own health*. However, with the proper ingredient, food that tastes sweet could also have health benefits.  In this article, we discuss the benefits of Meioligo, a prebiotic which has a sweet and pleasant taste that would appeal to…

Reducing Sugar, Redefining Sweetness

The sugar reduction movement has gained mometum across the globe, with most of the impact hitting the beverage industry. Sugar is the latest dietary enemy and in particular, sugar-sweetened beverages are being blamed for the obesity and diabetes epidemic that have emerged in recent years. By Dr. Aoife Marie Murphy,…

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…

Sugar Alternatives Are Carving A Larger Slice Of The Pie

Rising healthcare costs and an alarming rate of chronic illnesses have compelled consumers to be more cognizant of their wellbeing. Diabetes, heart diseases and stroke account for 3 of the 10 leading causes of deaths worldwide, and these ailments can all be linked to obesity and diet-induced metabolic syndromes. Economically,…

Connect Nutrition And Health With Natural Ingredients

Exhilarating better-for-you experiences require you to connect and balance nutrition and taste without losing functionality. Explore your options with naturally-sourced ingredients that promote taste and texture. Orafti® Inulin and Oligofructose, chicory root fibres, allow to indulge in a scoop of pure delight with less sugar or fat. Taste remains king,…
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