GlobalData’s Snapshot Of APAC Dairy And Milk Beverages Market

Changing consumer trends such as the growing demand for ‘better-for-you’ and ‘clean label’ products, rising popularity of ‘functional beverages’ and the growth in protein consumption will drive innovation in the dairy beverages sector. By GlobalData. Robust economic growth and a large population base is driving the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region’s Dairy…

Clean Label Starch Market

Rise in the per capita consumption of bakery products influences the growth potential of the global bakery industry. According to a new study, the sales of clean label starch is estimated to reach approximately US$1.4 billion in 2019. The clean label starch market is projected to record a year-on-year growth of approximately 6 percent over…

Creating ‘Better-For-You’ Beverages

Brands can conquer the ‘better-for-you’ market by reformulating beverages to be healthier while maintaining a consistent mouthfeel. By Dr Jodell Jiang, Technical Business Development Manager APMEA at Kerry.    Consumer demand for ‘better-for-you’ beverages is on the rise. According to Innova Market Insights, consumption of functional beverages rose from 12.6 percent to 27.2…

Premium Indulgence On A Dairy Basis

With rich texture and mouthfeel key to creating a premium experience in dairy, there lies tremendous potential and virtually endless opportunities in Southeast Asia for manufacturers to develop novel food and beverage options, reformulate existing offerings with on-trend label claims, and add on new product lines in keeping with the…

Clean Label Snacking Combines Two Trends In One

Sweet or savoury, the snacking industry is well-positioned to meet both of these changing dietary habits. By CP Kelco. Did you know that Asia recorded the largest number of snack product launches of any region last year (up to 15 May, 2019)? There were 13,786—almost double the number launched in…

Kerry: Cleaner Label A Priority For Consumers

More than half of consumers (52 percent) in Asia, the Middle East and Africa (APMEA) always look for cleaner labels when shopping, but clean eating in the East is very different from the West, according to new research released by Kerry today. The ‘Cleaner Label: Safety, Health and Environment—The New…

Sugar Alternatives Are Carving A Larger Slice Of The Pie

Rising healthcare costs and an alarming rate of chronic illnesses have compelled consumers to be more cognizant of their wellbeing. Diabetes, heart diseases and stroke account for 3 of the 10 leading causes of deaths worldwide, and these ailments can all be linked to obesity and diet-induced metabolic syndromes. Economically,…

Package Printing Gets Personal

Beverage package designs aim to move, motivate and resonate with consumers on deeper levels. By Tom Egan, Vice President, Industry Services, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.   Thirst may be the first reason a consumer reaches for a beverage, but it’s the packaging that may seal the…

Free-From Foods Are Full Of Potential

Clean-label ingredients give manufacturers the functionality they need to bring innovative dreams to market. Consumer communication is also vital to securing a successful future. By Xue Si-Ying, Innovation Group Manager, ASEAN, DuPont Nutrition & Health. Savvy consumers rely on food packaging more and more to inform their purchasing decisions. What…
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