Beverages

Juice: A Market With Great Potential

Libby Costin, vice president marketing, Tetra Pak, shares more with APFI on the global juice market and how manufacturers can take advantage of this prime…

Colours & Flavours

Popularity Of Asian Flavours Soars In The US

Exotic flavours are in, and with american consumers being unfamiliar with Asian cuisine, flavours like sambal, rendang and turmeric seem to be gaining traction. By…

Beverages

Standardising Energy Drinks For Healthier Lifestyles

As our lifestyles become more hectic every day, people demand for an energy source that gives them a boost between meals, while working, driving long…

Beverages

Plant-Based Beverages: From Milk Substitute To Lifestyle Product

Plant-based beverages are among the fastest-growing beverage segments world-wide. No longer niche, they have become lifestyle products gaining popularity with an ever-growing target group. Matthias…

Colours & Flavours

Tastes Of Chocolate Around Asia

Market research and insight expert Kadence Singapore muses on what consumers are looking for in selecting chocolates and their likeability factors. By Elise Huang and…

Beverages

Malt Beverages For Energy

Most known for making beer, malt is an ingredient that can enhance beverages due to its many advantages. How can manufacturers take advantage of such…

Colours & Flavours

Asian Consumer Preference For Natural Colours And What It Means For Dairy

Asia continues to be a growing market for dairy products, and as consumers becoming increasingly health-conscious, they are demanding for more naturally coloured flavoured milks.…

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Unlocking The Potential Of Lactose-Free Dairy

Especially in Asia, the abundant lactose-intolerant consumer population could potentially drive the lactose-free dairy market. However, taste and texture still remain key factors for these…

Colours & Flavours

Festive Trends: Naturally Colourful Chocolate Creations Are Here

This festive season, bakers and confectioners will be able to create chocolate masterpieces adorned with colourful, eye catching designs using all natural ingredients, thanks to…

Beverages

Dairy, A Reliable Source Of Safe And Complete Nutrition

Dairy has been part of the human diet for centuries, but beyond fulfilling basic nutritional needs, it can also provide targeted nutrition to meet the…

Beverages

Mastering The Art Of Herbal Fermentation

Fermented foods have been recognised for centuries as healthy and tasty. Beyond that, what do you get in fermenting medicinal herbs? Symbiotic fermentation of botanicals…

Beverages

Looking At Asia And The Dairy Industry

Piet Hilarides, chief operating officer, Consumer Products Asia, FrieslandCampina, gives an overview of the dairy industry in Asia and what manufacturers can capitalise on and…

Beverages

Coconut-Based Beverages Surge In Popularity Due To Health Benefits

With multiple health benefits and a variety of applications for food and beverage categories, coconut is becoming an increasingly and popularly used ingredient. By Mei…

Colours & Flavours

What's Your Flavour?

Asian consumers are becoming increasingly adventurous when it comes to snacking. Seasoning technology plays a key role in providing consumers the sensory experience they want…

Beverages

Ingredients For Energy & Sports Beverages

Energy is a buzzword in the nutritional ingredients industry and it has been this way for quite some time. Despite its relatively long-standing presence, it…

Beverages

The Rise Of Plant-Based Beverages

Premium processes and packaging, unique flavours and ingredients and a new generation of ‘mindful’ consumers have ‘plant-powered’ the dairy case, making both retailers and consumers…

Beverages

Plant-Based Dairy Alternatives

With consumers becoming increasingly health-conscious, more are opting for plant-based dairy alternatives to reduce their dairy intake, as well as to benefit from the multiple…

Colours & Flavours

Colourful And Natural, Please!

Concentrates from fruit and vegetables enhance shelf appeal. By Victor Foo, general manager, GNT Singapore Private Limited

Beverages

New Beverage Category: Relaxation

Beverages are getting more functional with every launch, and while these provide health benefits and energy, a new category for functional beverages is on the…

Beverages

Looking Ahead: Eight Key Beverage Industry Trends For 2017

Manufacturers would always benefit by staying atop current trends. What are some beverage industry trends to expect for the coming year and next? By Ieva…