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…

Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Mouthfeel & Texture

The Changing Cake & Dessert World

Consumers are increasingly expecting baking mixes that can fulfil any requirements in terms of taste and texture, and the current baking innovations may just provide…

Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Mouthfeel & Texture

Health Matters, But Taste Is King

How healthy a food is is important to the consumer, but taste can hold an even higher priority; no matter how healthful a food is,…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Trending: Functional Foods

Functional foods are trending among consumers now, but what are they and how can manufacturers use these to better cater to consumers? Ms Emil Fazira…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Eyeballs On Elderly Nutrition

The Silent Generation and Baby Boomers make up the fastest growing consumer markets in the world. However, food and beverage manufacturers have barely scratched the…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Functional Foods The Silver Lining In Ageing

No one can stop ageing, and since it is the inevitable, why not ensure that as we age, we age well? Functional foods could be…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Fortification Challenge In Developing Countries

Despite strategies employed to tackle micronutrient malnutrition, limited progress has been achieved in developing countries. Evidence shows that the most cost effective approaches to address…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Discretionary Fortification A Public Health Perspective

‘Discretionary fortification’ refers to the addition of vitamins and minerals to foods at the discretion of manufacturers for marketing purposes, but not as part of…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Going Natural With Ingredients

What are natural ingredients and what is the market like today? Dr Chin Kun Wang, President, International Society for Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods shares more.

Nutrition & Market Trends

Asia’s Sweet Spots

Harry Boot, senior VP & GM of Specialty Food Ingredients at Tate & Lyle, takes us through his thoughts on Asia Pacific and the tremendous…

Nutrition & Market Trends

China Says Cheese

A decade ago, cheese was a tough sell in China, but as the Chinese grew more receptive to the taste and smell of cheese, the…