Innovating Sustainability: The Mindful Drinks Approach

Explore the intersection of health, wellness, and environmental stewardship with Mindful Drinks, where spent coffee grounds find new life in an exciting range of functional…

Moon Juice: A Fusion of Traditional Brewing and Modern Wellness

Emily Loo, founder of Moon Juice explains how her company helps redefine kombucha with a fusion of biodynamic brewing, superfoods, and a community-driven approach to…

3 Key F&B Trends Driving Asia’s Food & Beverage Industry in 2024

Personal health, sustainability, and enhanced sensorial experiences are the biggest consumer themes that will shape the sector across Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa…

Alternative Protein: A New Era of Sustainable Nutrition

Alternative Protein: A New Era of Sustainable Nutrition   When it comes to diet, traditional protein sources have always thrived as a key component. Yet,…

Nourishing the golden years

Nourishing the golden years: A guide to Pacific Asian foods for older adults   As the old saying goes, “You are what you eat.” Maintaining…

APAC’s probiotics and postbiotics market

Trends in APAC’s probiotics and postbiotics market The global probiotics market is gaining momentum and expected to hit US$105.49 billion by 2028, with Asia Pacific…

Making Healthy Ageing Possible With Plant-based Ingredients

Making Healthy Ageing Possible With Plant-based Ingredients Healthy Ageing Through Roquette’s Fibre and Protein Ingredients   As global populations get progressively older, meeting the nutritional…

Culinary Wisdom for Brain Health

  Culinary Wisdom: Nourishing Asian-Pacific Traditions for Brain Health Asian ingredients are known for their nutritive properties. Consumers worldwide are increasingly knowledgeable about food, and…

The Trends of Living Well & Healthy Ageing

By Audrey Yow Are you into healthy ageing or reverse ageing?   The concept of eating and living well has always been around. Unsurprisingly, wellness…

Supporting Women’s Health Needs with the Right Ingredients

  Women are at the heart of families and communities. This gap in addressing their complex health needs is not just a problem for women,…

Aspartame - Possibly Cancer-causing?

By Audrey Yow Unnamed sources have reportedly leaked to Reuters that IARC could list aspartame as a possibly cancer-causing (carcinogenic) ingredient.   The IARC (International…

What's Motivating Consumers in Asia to Reduce Sugar Intake?

New global consumer research from Kerry reveals that consumers are concerned about the long-term negative effects of high sugar intake. Health, with a focus on…

Reducing Salt Without Compromising Taste

Ajinomoto on Reducing Salt Without Compromising Taste The Ajinomoto Group’s Discovery: Umami Umami is the taste of the amino acid, glutamate, which is one of…

Food and Nutrition Top 5 Technologies Watchlist — 2023 and Beyond

The food and nutrition industry must anchor product development and innovation by embracing the top 5 technologies to keep ahead of the competition and succeed…

WHO Advises Not to Use Artificial Sweeteners for Weight Control

WHO advises not to use non-sugar / artificial sweeteners for weight control in newly released guideline, warns that continued consumption could increase the risk of…

The Demand For Immune Boosting Foods

Health and wellness continue to dominate the spotlight in the F&B industry, which is seeing a healthy demand for immune boosting foods. APFI Magazine speaks…

Food And Nutrition Trends

Food And Nutrition Trends   The COVID-19 pandemic fundamentally shifted general health trends along with how we eat. The popularity of functional food in particular has…

Shaping The Future: Alternative Proteins The Key To Self-Sufficiency?

The alternative protein industry is flourishing. However, there is a need to deal with issues that may arise as we embrace meatless options. By Dr.…

Is Ingredients Innovation The Key To A Continued Plant-Based Boom?

The plant-based economy looks set to continue booming. How should industry players continue to stay relevant and capitalise on the demand for plant-based meat? APFI…

Nutrition & Market Trends

The Infamous “A” In Food

By Yip See Chung, SCIEX Pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PAs) are a group of naturally occurring alkaloids based on the structure of pyrrolizidine. PAs are produced by plants as a defense…