Indulge In Chocolate, As It’s Finally A Functional Food

Chocolates with added curcumin, such as that launched by start-up company Chocumin, can make a healthier indulgent treat as it helps increase consumers’ intake of… read more...

China's Functional Drink Market Growing At 23.9 Percent

The functional drinks market turnover reached US$8.79 billion in 2015, increasing significantly from US$3.73 billion in 2011. The market grew at a compound annual growth… read more...

Millennials Want Tasty And Healthy Fruit Juices

Millennials list 100 percent fruit juice as one of the healthiest beverages, alongside sparkling water and milk, according to Welch’s Global Ingredients Group. France and… read more...

Vietnam Emerging As Asia’s Fastest Growing Convenience Market

Vietnam is forecast to be the fastest growing convenience market in Asia by 2021, followed by the Philippines and Indonesia, according to grocery research agency,… read more...

Strong Growth In Global PET Demand, Rising At 5.8 Percent

The global polyethylene terephthalate (PET) market is experiencing an increasing demand especially in developing nations, according to a report by Transparency Market Research. The global… read more...

Biofortified Crops To Reach One Billion People By 2030

Biofortification is a cost-effective way to deliver micronutrients, and HarvestPlus, a program to develop and deliver biofortified nutritious crops, aims to reach one billion people… read more...

Chia Seed Oil For Healthier Ice Cream

Ice cream fortified with chia seed oil, which contains omega-3 fatty acids, is healthier without compromising on taste, according to a study in Pakistan. Chia… read more...

Fortified Instant Noodles Improve Nutrient Intake

Consumption of instant noodles is increasing in Asia. Fortifying wheat flour with vitamins and minerals may improve nutrient intake in Asia. Researchers at Tulane University… read more...

Seafood Made Sustainable—Kesennuma Shishiori

Located in Northwest of Tokyo, Kesennuma lies along the Sanriku sea waters—one of the world’s three largest fishing grounds, and the Kesennuma Shishiori Fisheries Processing… read more...

Rising Global Consumption Of Ready-To-Drink Tea

Ready-to-drink (RTD) tea has seen a strong growth due to consumers’ rising health awareness, resulting in them turning to beverages offering health benefits. The global… read more...