Nutrition & Market Trends

Combatting Micronutrient Deficiencies With Food Fortification

Food fortification is a proven way to deliver vitamins and minerals where regular diets fall short. In Asia, diets are changing to include more processed…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Nutrition For The Elderly

The world is facing an inevitable ageing population, which will likely spike up national spending on medical expenses. What can manufacturers do to help the…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Shining The Spotlight On The “Sunshine Vitamin”

Vitamin D, naturally produced from exposure to the sun, is gaining prominence due to its benefits and the increasing health concern regarding deficiencies in the…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Ironing Out The Kinks

Iron is one of the most important minerals in the body, yet there is a global problem of low iron levels. What can manufacturers do…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Achieving Energy Balance In Our Asian Lifestyles

With increasingly hectic lifestyles, Asian consumers are consuming more snacks for energy. How can manufacturers capitalise on this opportunity? By Christian Philippsen, Managing Director, Beneo…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Regard D'Experts: Asia's Baking and Bread Industry

What these baking industry experts have to say is critical knowledge regarding the Asian baking industry and its markets. By Gilles Edouard Salmon, sales director…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Going Into Vitamin B Complex

Consumers are becoming more health-conscious and want a piece of everything 'healthy'. What is vitamin B and how can consumers take it? By Michelle Cheong

Nutrition & Market Trends

A Gluten-Free Future

Gluten-free products, previously positioned only for gluten-intolerant consumers, are often perceived as less tasteful. However, with new production processes, companies are now enlarging the spectrum…

Nutrition & Market Trends

The Tastes Of Tomorrow

Consumers want to have more say in the products coming their way, but before that, manufacturers should understand how consumers think and make purchasing decisions.…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Free From Gluten

More consumers have recently been embarking on the health and wellness trend, increasing the demand for healthier products. The rise of organic and gm-free foods…

Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Mouthfeel & Texture

The Power Of Starch: Creating Cheese Products With Superior Texture

The consumption of cheese in Asia is expected to grow. Studies have shown that consumers have ranked the texture of cheese as one of its…

Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Mouthfeel & Texture

Changing Paradigms Of The Food Texturants Market

Also known as additives, food texturants may be perceived negatively by end consumers due to possible effects on health. Manufacturers however are looking for more…

Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Mouthfeel & Texture

Delving Into Texturants: Benefits And Opportunities

Texturants are becoming increasingly used in food and beverage applications as they can improve product mouthfeel and texture. What are texturants, and how can manufacturers…

Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Mouthfeel & Texture

Creamy Chocolate Centres For Premium Bakes

There is nothing more disappointing than expecting a creamy chocolate centre in a bakery product, but getting instead a hard piece of chocolate or liquid,…

Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Mouthfeel & Texture

From Building Blocks To Culinary Creations

Taste has always been an important component in food, and is becoming even more so to consumers in recent years. Manufacturers can combine several extracts…

Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Mouthfeel & Texture

Softer For Longer

In bakery products, softness is one of the key qualities that consumers look for. How can manufacturers improve the appeal of bakery products? By Elynne…

Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Mouthfeel & Texture

Unmasking Encapsulation What Modern Encapsulants Can Do For You

Food manufacturers are constantly pressured to deliver great tasting, good looking, quality food and beverages. To accomplish this, they need to overcome a wide range…

Healthy Alternatives

Plants— The Future Of Meat

The past is our guide, but it need not dictate tomorrow. A real revolution is unfolding in the food world resulting in meat analogs that…

Healthy Alternatives

Krill: An Omega-3 Option On The Rise

Omega-3 is one of the most commonly taken supplements, though the market seems to be moving away from the conventional fish oil. With krill as…

Healthy Alternatives

Go Functionally Sweet With Stevia

Sweet is a taste that most people cannot give up, but with more consumers becoming health-conscious and demanding for foods with less or no sugar,…