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…

Helping Asian Consumers Meet Different Fitness Goals

Sports nutrition continues to extend beyond catering to elite athletes to include consumers with different fitness habits and goals. Blood sugar management, sustained energy and the fat burning potential of sportified food is becoming increasingly important for manufacturers. By Christian Philippsen, Managing Director, BENEO Asia Pacific During the peak of…

Sugar & Sweeteners: Evolving Trends In Asia Pacific

Increasing health awareness among consumers, coupled with government regulations in the form of sugar levies, give soft drinks and confectionery brands across the Asia Pacific (APAC) region an opportunity to innovate and reformulate, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Rising Prevalence Of Health Concerns There has been a…

Better-For-You Sugar From Nature

With increasingly busy lifestyles, consumers are looking for convenient food products which can give them energy throughout the day. At the same time, consumers are becoming more aware of the health impact of consuming too much sugar, such as obesity and diabetes, as well as on their dental health. Governments…

Market Outlook For Sugar Alternatives And What To Expect In 2018

In the last three decades, cases of diabetes have risen at an alarming rate. This, combined with growing consumer interest in health and wellness, has prompted a war on sugar. By Sebastiano Pagano, general manager for TASTE, Kerry Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa.   While it is a national…

Sugar Reduction For A Sweeter Tomorrow

Driven by urbanisation, nutrition transition, and increasingly sedentary lifestyles, the world is witnessing an alarming growth in obesity and its commonly accompanying health complication says Dina Yeon, marketing manager, Sweetness, Ingredion Asia Pacific.   In 2016, the World Health Organisation estimated that over 1.9 billion adults, representing a staggering 39…
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