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…

Food Safety: A Make-Or-Break Issue

Improving food safety is now more challenging more than ever, due to the increasing demand and rise of consumers’ expectations. However, with traceability and transparency, the future of food safety and food supply is bright. Contributed by Aik Jin, Tan, Vertical Solutions Lead, Zebra Technologies Asia Pacific.    How has…

Recalibrating Retail Strategy At Stores Vital For FMCG Success In 2021

Shoppers expected to show shifts in purchase patterns for food and beverage category. This year brought lockdowns, restricted movement and social distancing to the lives of consumers like never before, but it also revealed the ability of consumers to voraciously adopt ecommerce, contactless delivery and direct-to-consumer brands. The next few…

Farm & Food 4.0: How Technology Is Transforming An Industry

COVID-19 has exacerbated the food crisis around the world. As a result, food and farming have become frontline topics for the political and economics table. Smart technologies are at the forefront of Industry 4.0. A company’s competitiveness hinges on its ability to incorporate AI, machine learning, robotics, and other innovations…

Food Safety During A Global Pandemic

It is clear that in the F&B industry, the adoption of digital solutions is essential as safety and risk compliance becomes paramount. Blockchain technology, artificial intelligence, and intelligent packaging designs, among others, will lead to a more resilient, robust, and safe food supply chain. By Dr. Nadiah Ghazalli, Chemicals Materials…

Help From Probiotics In The COVID-19 Era

PSA: Remember that you are not alone, that your microbiota can be of help, and that the billions of conscientiously selected probiotic bacteria from clinically-backed products can support your health in many ways during these trying times. By Nina Vinot area sales manager & product development from Probiotical. We are…

Insights On APAC’s Bakery & Confectionery Market

Government restrictions and consumer wariness due to COVID-19 is affecting bakery and confectionery markets across APAC, says GlobalData. The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the bakery and confectionery markets across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region from late March 2020. The strict lockdown enforced by several APAC governments disrupted production and…
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