Beverages

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…

Colours & Flavours

The Need For Colours In The Food Industry

Natural colours are increasingly replacing synthetics in Asia Pacific, but as these formulation changes are made, more technical expertise is often required to create colours…

Colours & Flavours

Creative Flavours For Differentiation With Beverages

The beverage market is becoming increasingly competitive as new innovations continue to churn out to meet rising consumer demands. What manufacturers can do to stay…

Colours & Flavours

Natural Colours, The Future Is Already Here

Natural colours are not only perceived as healthier by consumers than their synthetic counterparts, but consumers are demanding them to be the standard. What does…

Colours & Flavours

Colouring Foods For Future-Proof Product Development

In food and beverages, colour plays a decisive role as it communicates taste, recognition and quality expectations. Colouring foods, or colours made from fruits, vegetables…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Micronutrients To Mothers, For Children

Maternal undernutrition has been described as one of the most neglected aspects of nutrition in public health globally. Rectifying this issue will ensure better health…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Equalising Nutrition: Enhancing Consumer Knowledge

Nutrition remains a widespread problem in the world today, regardless if one has access to food or not. To target this, it is not only…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Shining The Light On Obesity

Research has shown that vitamin D intake can have profound effects on obesity. However, relying purely on natural synthesis or dietary intake is far from…