Fifth Of Consumers Trying To Lose Weight Are Concerned About Disease

Widespread media coverage of the high and growing prevalence of overweight or obese individuals globally has heightened awareness of weight management. As a result, more than one fifth of consumers trying to lose weight are concerned about related diseases and conditions such as high or low blood pressure, according to…

Plant-Based Beverages: Key Trends In Asia

A significant lactose-intolerant population in Southeast Asia offers huge potential for dairy producers to launch new and diverse lactose-free product ranges in the market. By Arvind Kaila, Consumer Markets Analyst at GlobalData Lactose intolerance, the growing trend towards veganism, product personalisation, health & wellness, ethical and environmental concerns, and fears…

Drive Towards Natural Sweeteners

The end-consumer preferences towards natural and safe ingredients as well as “clean-label” solutions are driving the adoption of natural sugar alternatives. By Shikhar Aggarwal, Senior Director—Chemicals, Materials & Nutrition, Asia Pacific , Asia Pacific, Frost & Sullivan. The growing consumer trend for naturally derived products and raw materials, coupled with…

Trends & Drivers Of Food Safety Testing

With growing food safety concerns, foodborne illnesses, stringency of food safety norms, and innovation in testing technologies, the food safety segment is projected to experience a significant boom in upcoming years. By MarketsandMarkets. Food safety testing is a technical method of producing, handling, and storing food to prevent foodborne diseases.…

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…

Lowering Cost To Increase Profit Margins: Is It Really That Simple?

A holistic view of the factory floor enables data to be turned into information and actions that can realise significant savings to production costs, says Jonathan Reed, global product manager automation—Food & Beverage, SPX FLOW Limited.   For a business to be viable, it must make money. Basic math shows…

Dull Growth In Olive Oil Trade

With inconsistency in manufacturing trends and rising challenges for virgin olive oil production, regional players look for new opportunities in reinforcing quality control to capture consumer interests. By Nandini Roy Choudhury, senior analyst (F&B), Fact.MR Developments in understanding the scientific role of specific ingredients within a balanced diet have turned…
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