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…

Innovating For Metabolic Health

The widespread prevalence and rising incidence of metabolic syndrome is an alarming, worldwide concern, representing a priority for the food and nutrition communities to address.…

COVID-19 Is Unlocking The Gates For ‘phood’ (pharma+food) In The APAC

While the concept of ‘Phood’ may be alien to the Asia-Pacific (APAC) consumers currently, the idea of food as medicine is firmly rooted in indigenous…

Work From Home Without Gaining Weight?

What can help you manage and control your weight while working from home? Contributed by Natcha Wongthongdee, PhD, Team Technical Lead — Nutrition and Nutraceuticals,…

Eat Healthy To Age Healthy

The importance of consuming enough fibre and protein is not to be underestimated in any healthy ageing individual. Contributed by Dr. LaiYee, Lee (Technologist) and…

Understanding The Drive Of Healthy Aging Nutrition

As the elderly population around the world continues to increase, it becomes more important than ever for businesses to understand what drives their consumption behaviours…

Healthy Ageing: From Anti-Ageing To Age-Embracing

COVID-19 has accelerated wellness-related trends, reinforcing the importance of health as a priority, as well as viewing physical and mental well-being as an entire ecosystem.…

Can Plant-Based Foods Help Seniors Get Their Necessary Proteins?

Older adults who require more proteins sometimes struggle to get an appropriate amount in their diets. The answer to this problem may lie in the…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Natural Flavour Market In the APAC Region Offers High-Growth Opportunities In Creative Applications

With changing lifestyles, evolving consumer preferences, improved quality of life, increased disposable income and awareness of health and wellness as key drivers in the flavour…

Healthy Alternatives

Flexitarians Drive Demand For Meat Alternatives In Asia

Radicle™ by Kerry’s plant-based solutions can meet Asia’s rising consumer calls for meat alternatives, offering tastier and more sustainable options. New research produced by Kerry,…

Healthy Alternatives

ADM Ushers In New Plant-Based Offerings

ADM’s new integrated protein nutrition solutions are designed to get customers to market quickly with plant-forward, culinary-inspired taste, texture and nutrition solutions. What was once…

Food For Thought: The Impact Of Nutrition In Childhood Development

Adequate nutrition is important in all stages of life—from prenatal to late geriatric. One stage of development stands out as particularly important, setting the building…

Embracing Plant-Based Aspects In Our Diet

For many people, a meal without meat isn't a meal at all, but a growing number of us are choosing to enjoy it less often,…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Health & Wellness Lifestyle Shifts: Five Consumer Behaviours that are Reshaping Food, Beverage & Supplement Innovation

60 percent of global consumers are planning to improve their overall health and wellness in the next 12 months ADM has identified five behaviour shifts…

Natural, Free-From & Functional Ingredients

Are Organic Fruits And Vegetables Really That Safe And Healthy?

By Yip See Chung According to the Organic Trade Association, organic food sales in the United States have increased by a record of 12.8% in…

The Role Of Protein And Fibre To Build Health And Immunity As You Age

The opportunities to build transformational lifestyle changes through developing healthy ageing consciousness earlier in life is at the forefront of many consumers’ purchasing decisions. By…

Honing A Strong Gut For Longevity

The importance of having a strong immunity and staying healthy has been brought to the forefront of consumers’ minds as they gradually adjust to life…

Beverages

Protein Powered Solutions for Beverage Innovations

When it comes to developing successful beverages, quenching consumers’ thirsts is just the start. The pandemic has contributed to a shift in consumer behaviour, increasing…

Improving Infant Formula Analysis With Capillary Electrophoresis

By Susan Darling, Senior Director, CE and Biopharma Product Management and Marketing, SCIEX Essential proteins are crucial for infants as they provide the necessary amino…

Gut Health Goes Beyond Digestion

To address the needs of the regular consumer, brands can once again turn to pre- and probiotics. Specific prebiotic fibres or bacteria strains may influence…