Colouring Food With Food

With clean labels becoming increasingly important to consumers, the choice of colourant may limit food and drink products’ appeal. Plant-based food ingredients with colouring properties…

More Asia-Pacific Brands Are Infusing Functional Ingredients Into New Food Categories

Given the mounting consumer proclivity towards healthier eating habits, functional foods and drinks will gain more traction in the APAC market in the coming years.…

Innovating Better With Smart Carbohydrates

As sports nutrition products continue to flourish globally, the food and beverage industry will need to rise to the challenge of helping consumers meet their…

Bumpy Road Ahead For Artificial Food Colours

Food colours create visual impact and have an influence in perceptions on taste and flavour. Today, natural, nature-identical and artificial food colours are used in…

Are Organic Fruits And Vegetables Really That Safe And Healthy?

By Yip See Chung According to the Organic Trade Association, organic food sales in the United States have increased by a record of 12.8% in…

Food Safety: The Role Of Testing In Mycotoxin Risk Management

Mycotoxins are fungal toxins that occur naturally in field crops, food and feeds. They are commonly formed in the field during the growing season and…

A Future Glimpse Into Natural Sweeteners: Evolving Opportunities For Stevia & Monk Fruit

Sweeteners are found in virtually every food and beverage—from soft drinks to baked foods. While the leading revenue region for the overall sweeteners market is…

Boosting Immune Health With Functional Beverages

Consumers are seeking dietary solutions to tackle the problem of stress, lethargy, and poor immunity. By Tereos. Modern-day living is synonymous with a hectic and…

The Rise Of Functional Ingredients

The use of dietary supplements has grown over the years because of increased media attention for health issues. By Shikhar Aggarwal, Senior Director—Chemicals, Materials and…

Seizing New Markets With Dairy Innovation

APFI magazine speaks to Dalilah Ghazalay, Regional Director for Southeast Asia at USDEC to uncover unique insights into the market trends for dairy as a…

Ingredients

Better-For-You Sugar From Nature

With increasingly busy lifestyles, consumers are looking for convenient food products which can give them energy throughout the day. At the same time, consumers are…

Ingredients

Rising Health Consciousness Among Consumers To Bolster Industry Growth For Protein Blends

The rise in health consciousness amongst consumers has amplified the demand for protein blends. However, products with protein blends have been viewed by consumers as…

Drinks For A Healthy Gut: Probiotic Solutions For Asia’s Beverage Markets

With demand for functional beverages growing across Asia-Pacific, John Quilter, VP and General Manager, ProActive Health at Kerry discusses the ever increasing opportunities offered by…

Increased Spending On Health Benefitting Functional Food Ingredients Market

In the food industry, functional food ingredients are in high demand in dairy, bakery, and confectionery products. Prebiotic ingredients are mainly used in dairy products,…

Flavoured Milk Beverages: Profiting From A Growth Market

The market for milk and yoghurt drinks is growing worldwide. In Asia, this category had the highest percentual growth in new dairy products in the…

New Research Reveals Shifting Priorities In Active Nutrition

Exclusive research has shown clear changes in the preferences and priorities of the active nutrition market, which will shape its progression in 2020 and beyond.…

Features

Spotlight On Soy Plant Protein

The global demand for soybeans is not slowing down anytime soon. The harvest of this commodity crop was 370 million metric ton in 2018, compared…

Ingredients

Harnessing The Power Of Carotenoids For Immunity

It’s important to understand how carotenoids like beta-carotene, lutein and lycopene support the immune system for better health, says Dr Ute Obermüller-Jevic, Scientific Marketing Senior…

Ingredients

Flora-Based Milk Protein: No Cows About It!

The dairy industry awaits a paradigm shift as a growing number of consumers question their daily intake of animal-derived products, including meat, eggs and milk,…

Making Meat And Poultry Products Look Better, Taste Better And Last Longer—Naturally!

Consumers are wary of the chemicals added to the foods they consume—thus, food processors are looking for naturally sourced options to allay consumer worries, says…