Food For Thought: The Impact Of Nutrition In Childhood Development

Adequate nutrition is important in all stages of life—from prenatal to late geriatric. One stage of development stands out as particularly important, setting the building blocks for the rest of adult life: early childhood. According to the World Health Organisation, nutrition is a critical part of health and development. Better…

The Role Of Protein And Fibre To Build Health And Immunity As You Age

The opportunities to build transformational lifestyle changes through developing healthy ageing consciousness earlier in life is at the forefront of many consumers’ purchasing decisions. By Michelle Lee, Regional Marketing Leader, Greater Asia, IFF. The demographic challenge of an ageing population in Asia has gained increasing attention for some time, with…

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…

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…

Developing The Best Human Milk Substitute Formula

QHT Biological Limited (QHT) - Global Leader in Microbiome Health solution, is the trademark for the Microecological Nutrition Business Division of ChemPartner PharmaTech (Stock Code: 300149). Its main business lies in the research, production and sales of prebiotic fibers as a microecological fortification ingredient, Food for Special Medical Purposes (FSMP)…

Top Five Global Trends That Will Shape The Food Industry In 2021

ADM, a global leader in nutrition and partner to the world’s leading consumer brands, has released its view on the five food and beverage trends that will impact the way consumers eat and drink in the new year. Based on in-depth research from ADM’s proprietary OutsideVoiceSM consumer insights platform, the report…

Embracing Holistic Health

Exploring greater consumer demand for food and beverage options that boost immunity and reduce vulnerability to disease—an interview with Rachel Marshall, technical engagement manager—NZMP sports and active lifestyles at Fonterra. How has COVID-19 affected the market for sports nutrition? Why? COVID-19 has impacted all industries in some way. So far,…

Serving Up Culinary Flavours In Snacks

Depending on where you are in the world, mala, kimchi, gyoza, barbecue, cheese and red chilli are foods or ingredients you would expect to find in a meal. These days however, split open a bag of potato chips or puff snack and you’ll be served up a buffet of tastes…

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…

Mintel: Nutritional Innovations For Asia-Pacific’s Cerebral Age

In Mintel’s latest Big Conversation series, keynote speaker Matthew Crabbe, Regional Trends Director for Asia-Pacific, addressed a range of factors that ‘Power the Mind’, one of which is nutrition. Under the topic, ‘Innovations for Asia-Pacific’s Cerebral Age’, Crabbe highlighted a few interesting food products that are not only perceived as…
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