Gut Health Goes Beyond Digestion

To address the needs of the regular consumer, brands can once again turn to pre- and probiotics. Specific prebiotic fibres or bacteria strains may influence cognitive function and help balance mood. By Michelle Teodoro, Associate Director, Food Science, Mintel APAC & Huiqi Ong, Consumer Lifestyles Analyst, Mintel Asia.  When it comes to…

Increased Spending On Health Benefitting Functional Food Ingredients Market

In the food industry, functional food ingredients are in high demand in dairy, bakery, and confectionery products. Prebiotic ingredients are mainly used in dairy products, and this is very popular in the Asia Pacific region especially in countries such as China, Japan, and India. By Transparency Market Research.   According…

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…

BENEO’s Prebiotic Fibres And Their Impact On Our Digestive Health  

Back in 2010, digestive health was considered to be a mega-trend. Gut health got a more important role in the scientific, nutrition and consumer arenas. Nowadays, consumers are increasingly interested in how eating the right nutrition could impact their overall health and mood. With more than two thirds of consumers…
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