Gelita Paves The Way For Next Generation Protein And Cereal Bars

Gelita has introduced an ingredient that allows manufacturers to create future-proof, next generation bars that allow for more protein combined with low sugar. Gelita, a leader in collagen peptide solutions for food and nutrition, has introduced Optibar, which is an ingredient that allows manufacturers to create future-proof, next generation bars…

Protein Powered Solutions for Beverage Innovations

When it comes to developing successful beverages, quenching consumers’ thirsts is just the start. The pandemic has contributed to a shift in consumer behaviour, increasing focus on health and nutrition while also reinforcing a desire for enjoyable, comforting options.  Martin Teo, Technical Director—Food Applications at the U.S. Dairy Export Council…

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.…

Harness Localisation To Unleash Innovation

As we navigate the impact of COVID-19 on the food and beverage industry, the APFI team spoke with Martin Teo, Technical Director of Food Applications at the U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) in Singapore, regarding dairy ingredient product trends and the unforeseen opportunity of the pandemic: a chance to further…

Flavoured Milk Beverages: Profiting From A Growth Market

The market for milk and yoghurt drinks is growing worldwide. In Asia, this category had the highest percentual growth in new dairy products in the second half of 2018. By Hydrosol. Around the world, flavoured milk beverages are an attractive category with high growth rates. In particular, the Asian market…

Sportification & Its Impact On Nutrition

Sportification & nutrition: There is no better time than now for manufacturers to address the needs of this rising consumer group looking for better and sustained energy. By BENEO Asia Pacific. Have you ever taken notice of the recent boom in exercise studios, personal trainers, athleisure wear and keto-friendly cafes?…

FIA Food For The Future Summit 2019

*originally published in April 2019   FIA Food For The Future Summit 2019 Tucked into the far corner of the gargantuan Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, a score of food and agri-tech disruptors were competing for attention from 650 senior executives from major food, beverage, ingredients and flavours suppliers as…

Innovating With Texture: Insights From CP Kelco

While flavor and formula typically receive the most attention from food formulators, it’s texture that’s on trend in product development today. Whether it’s duplicating the frothy foaminess of a coffee shop concoction or doing the unthinkable—shaking up carbonated soft drinks to create a gel, texture is making a splash in…

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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