More Than Meats The Eye

“The technology of structuring plant proteins is ever advancing, with the basic use of plant protein powders in combination with texturizers, to high and low moisture extrusion, onwards to freeze structuring and shear cell technology.”—Koh Wanlin, IMCD Regional Technical Manager APAC High daily consumption of meat is a relatively recent…

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. By Bobby Verghese, Consumer Analyst at GlobalData. With the novel coronavirus disrupting day-to-day lives, consumers have become more focused on their personal health and wellbeing. They…

Summer Beverages Are Reinvigorating Foodservice

As the foodservice sector reopens, limited time offer beverages are key in attracting consumers back to your brand. By Aileen Dowd, Marketing Executive, Kerry & extracted from KerryDigest Blog. Limited time offer (LTO) beverages are a sure-fire way for foodservice brands to reinvigorate their menus. Seasonal LTOs drive sales by…

Honing A Strong Gut For Longevity

The importance of having a strong immunity and staying healthy has been brought to the forefront of consumers’ minds as they gradually adjust to life in the middle of a pandemic. By Christian Philippsen, Managing Director, BENEO Asia Pacific.   A key component to good overall health is having sufficient…

Small But Smart: Packaging Automation For Smaller Facilities

The benefits of automation in the packaging industry are well established. Those who adopt automation can reduce labour costs, improve worker safety and increase productivity. However, some smaller operators are put off by the cost or the perceived difficulties of implementing automation in a smaller facility. Here, John Young, APAC…

Perspective On Children’s Nutrition—Paying For Peace Of Mind?

Key nutrition themes such as children’s and maternal nutrition will drive consumer purchasing, particularly as the story of their lifestyle benefit becomes more common. By Natasha Telles D’Costa, Director, Agriculture & Nutrition, APAC, Frost & Sullivan.   Hippocrates famously wrote: “let food be thy medicine and medicine thy food”. The…
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