Sustainable Proteins & Plant-Based Market Set To Expand In Asia

Plant-based solutions that offer taste, health and nutrition, clean-label, and a strong sustainability message have the potential to win over consumers in Asia. By Juan Aguiriano, Group Head of Sustainability, Kerry Group. As consumers become more aware of health, environmental, and ethical concerns, they are increasingly seeking out plant-based alternatives.…

Is New Food Really Safe?

The world's population is growing, and is expected to reach 9.7 billion by 2050. Correspondingly, the demand for food, particularly for meat, is also likely to increase rapidly.1 It is predicted that both meat and seafood consumption in an increasingly urbanised Asia will increase by another 78 percent between 2017…

Cell-Based Meat: Opportunities And Challenges For The Future Of Clean Meat

What are the challenges and opportunities of cell-based meat in terms of production cost, consumer acceptance, and regulations? Article by Alcimed. “Why grow the whole cow, if we can just grow a piece of steak from their stem-cells?”. That is the premise of cell-based meat. Like plant-based meat, cell-based meat aims…

Unlocking Plant-Based Opportunities In The ‘New Norm’

While consumers are drawn to plant-based proteins for their nutritional benefits, taste and texture also matters for a great eating experience. Contributed by ADM. It’s an exciting time for Asia’s meat alternative industry. In recent years, the region has witnessed an increase in the growth of primarily plant-based meat alternatives…

Algae: A Future Superfood

Algae is one of the most promising foods for the future: easy to cultivate, offering an abundance of protein and other nutrients, whilst maintaining biodiversity. Contributed by Neha Srivastava, Mintel Patent Analyst—Food & Drink / Beauty & Personal Care. The consumer’s recent interest in “better for me, better for the…

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…

Why The Future Of Drinking Yoghurt Is Bright

Consumers want more protein and are eager to try new sources. That means there is plenty of opportunity to capitalise on demand and expand your drinking yoghurt line. By CP Kelco. Quick! Name one product that embraces all of these consumer trends: Protein Healthy snacking On-the-go convenience Texture Digestive health…
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