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…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Capitalising The Clinical Nutrition Opportunity

Asia pacific is the largest clinical nutrition market in the world and is set to sustain its tremendous growth. With many factors driving demand in…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Good Nutrition: The Foundation For Strong Bones Throughout Life

The Asia-Pacific region will be seeing a dramatic increase in the number of elderly come 2050, and with that will follow a tidal wave of…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Looking At Yoghurt Selections In Singapore

Yoghurt is a common dairy product across all consumer age groups, but what factors play a part in purchasing decisions? Patrick Young, Insight Director, Kadence…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Market Outlook 2017: Healthy & Nutritious Ingredients Continue Trending

Ralf Schäffer, executive director at Sollich, gives his opinion on which ingredients and consumer demands will continue to be popular this year.

Nutrition & Market Trends

Building A Healthier Future

Malnutrition, including both undernutrition and overnutrition, is not an issue that can be tackled by any party on its own. Instead, it requires a concerted…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Innovating Toward Consumer Demands

Ongoing consumer demand for ‘optimal nutrition’ and more personalisation is spurring new product innovations. Arwika Ussahatanon, food and communications specialist, explains.

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Solving Malnutrition Through Affordable Food Fortification

There are approximately 795 million people suffering from malnutrition globally. How can governments and the food industry help relieve this issue in a sustainable yet…

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Functional Food: Perception vs Reality

A survey commissioned to study Americans’ awareness of and attitudes toward functional foods provides insights to how consumers perceive these products. By Sarah Romotsky, associate…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Flavouring—The Science Of Innovation

Growing interest in personal health and awareness is driving growth in nutrition products. Weight management retail sales have increased rapidly, but developing nutritional and tasty…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Fighting Flab With Functional Fibre

Weight and obesity are large global concerns today, and food and beverage manufacturers can help consumers achieve successful weight management through fortifying products with functional…

Nutrition & Market Trends

Delivering Nutrition As Nature Intended

Breast milk is undoubtedly the best option for infants, but there are times when a mother’s milk is not available. In such cases, infant formula…