Health-Promoting Ingredients Thrive In The Pandemic

An interview with Jutta Schock, Head of Marketing, GoodMills Innovation GmbH: “I see great potential for the food industry because the moment a topic becomes uppermost in people’s minds, they start to look for a holistic solution—and that begins with nutrition.” The immune health market has clearly been a winner…

Botanicals Show Natural Immune Support Potential

Olive leaf, aged black garlic bridge science and traditional medical for proactive immunity. Contributed by to Julia Diaz, Head of Marketing at Pharmactive. One-third of global consumers admit their concerns about immune health have increased in 2020 over 2019, according to new data by Innova Markets Insights. The market researcher…

How Is The Pandemic Affecting Consumers’ Tastes & Consumption Patterns?

Avinash Lal, Market Research and Consumer Insights Director, Kerry Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, highlights three notable ways in which the pandemic has affected consumer interests.    Turning To Original Food Consumers are seeking original foods more than before through an increased preference for traditional, local and familiar flavour profiles.…

An Overview Of The Top 5 Technology Trends For 2021

The pandemic has pushed consumers to not only expect better-tasting and healthier food but also consider a brand’s sustainability efforts towards a greener planet. The novel coronavirus has changed how we shop, where we shop, and what we consume. Consumers have adapted to a new normal, creating and shifting trends…

New On The Market: Meioligo

People are attracted to sweet food, often to the detriment of their own health*. However, with the proper ingredient, food that tastes sweet could also have health benefits.  In this article, we discuss the benefits of Meioligo, a prebiotic which has a sweet and pleasant taste that would appeal to…

Understanding Shifts In Consumer Behaviour

ADM has identified six emerging behavioural changes that will power innovation and growth in the months ahead.  Recent ADM OutsideVoice research shows that 77 percent of consumers intend to make more attempts to stay healthy in the future. Food and beverage manufacturers who successfully balance consumer health concerns with affordability…

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…

Arjuna Natural Shares Its Outlook On The Supplement Market

Traditionally, supplements came in a pill or a capsule. However, in recent years, consumers have been presented with an explosion of choices with supplement-infused food and beverage options. Health supplements are substances which you may include in your diet to either add nutrients to it or lower potential health risks…

Healthy Snacking In A COVID-19 Universe

Exploring the perception of health snacking in Asia Pacific, and how the impact of COVID-19 has shifted consumer focus (if any) away from this concept momentarily. Contributed by Anthony Chien, Senior Analyst at Euromonitor International. Snacking represents the activity of consuming food in between meals, and any type of food…

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 Nutrition, APAC, Frost & Sullivan. Functional foods are typically classified as traditional foods that have been enriched with an ingredient (bioactive in many cases) that…
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