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 increasing desire to lead more active lives coupled with better nutrition. By Christian Philippsen, Managing Director, BENEO, Asia Pacific. Today, sports nutrition is no longer…

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…

Gut Health &The Immune System

The pandemic has accelerated interest in healthy nutrition in general, with particular interest in products relating to gut health and immune defence. This trend looks set to continue post-pandemic. Interview with Annelore De Boe, Product Manager Functional Fibres, BENEO.   How do you envisage the development of the immune health…

COVID-19 Intensifies Consumers’ Interest In Health & Eco-Friendly Products

“The results of our latest consumer survey clearly show that beneficial ingredients and label transparency are now more important than ever before to consumers across the globe, as a result of the pandemic.”—Extracted from research by Beneo.   Healthy ingredients and label transparency are more important to consumers than ever…

The Potential For Clean Label In Asia

Today’s Asian consumers are becoming increasingly conscious about their diet, as they look to find out more about what is in their food, and how it is produced. That is the viewpoint supported by a growing body of evidence, which suggests that clean label is a trend that manufacturers should…

Helping Asian Consumers Meet Different Fitness Goals

Sports nutrition continues to extend beyond catering to elite athletes to include consumers with different fitness habits and goals. Blood sugar management, sustained energy and the fat burning potential of sportified food is becoming increasingly important for manufacturers. By Christian Philippsen, Managing Director, BENEO Asia Pacific During the peak of…

Delivering Healthier Products For APAC’s Ageing Population

Food manufacturers can play a pivotal role in promoting good health across ageing societies by including ingredients that can boost health and nutritional value of foods. Article by Christian Philippsen, the managing director of BENEO in Asia Pacific.  The Asia Pacific Region Is Rapidly Ageing. 58 percent of the global population who are…

The Healthy-Ageing Powers Of Prebiotic Fibre

There is no better time than now for manufacturers to introduce their consumers to fibre-enhanced and tasty products that can help them live longer yet healthier lives. Christian Philippsen, Managing Director at BENEO Asia Pacific   Adding healthy years to our life is a public health goal and a personal…

A High-Performing Rice Starch (Without the Chemicals)

Through BENEO’s new technology, rice starch can now achieve performance levels competing with those of chemically modified starches. Food is an undeniable passion for Singaporeans. Commonly known as "Food Paradise", Singaporeans usually opt for convenience and taste over health[1], which causes them to eat more than average. Of course, this…

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 becoming more aware of the health impact of consuming too much sugar, such as obesity and diabetes, as well as on their dental health. Governments…
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