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Food Vision 2014: Bridge knowledge gaps, overcome change and work sustainably

Food Vision 2014: Bridge knowledge gaps, overcome change and work sustainably

What is the future of food? Simple communication of complex advances will be crucial, as well as picking up the pace amid a global population boom to feed the world nutritiously and sustainably, according to FoodNavigator and NutraIngredients senior editors.

Published: 10-Apr-2014

Global probiotic market to add 50% to €33bn by 2018: Analyst

Global probiotic market to add 50% to €33bn by 2018: Analyst

Ewa Hudson

Global head of health and wellness research - Euromonitor International

The term ‘probiotic’ may be banned in the European Union – along with its cousin ‘prebiotic’ – but sales remain steady, and the global picture is buoyant, says leading analyst, Euromonitor International.

Published: 22-Jan-2014

'Mood foods' are on the rise, says Mintel

'Mood foods' are on the rise, says Mintel

Laura Jones

Global food science analyst - Mintel

Consumers are looking for foods and drinks that influence how they feel, whether that’s a drink that helps them sleep, or an indulgent ice cream. Mintel’s global food science analyst Laura Jones explains.

Published: 10-Dec-2013

Another BRIC in the weight management wall as sector hits $150bn globally in 2013

Another BRIC in the weight management wall as sector hits $150bn globally in 2013

Ewa Hudson

Global head of health and wellness research - Euromonitor International

Nestlé may have canned Jenny Craig, and regulators clamped down on the sector's claim-making, but weight management products are booming globally, especially in increasingly image driven emerging economies like India and Brazil. It has pushed beyond $150bn (€110m) in global sales this year (not including food supplements).

Published: 25-Nov-2013

Roquette outsources lab to food supplements makers

Roquette outsources lab to food supplements makers

Olaf Häusler PhD

Pharmaceutical project and development manager - Roquette pharmaceutical and cosmetics business unit

French supplier Roquette is putting its R&D supplements facility up for rent by any party seeking to develop food supplements and food products – whether they are its own customers or not.

Published: 29-May-2013

IADSA chair spells out global GMP progress

IADSA chair spells out global GMP progress

Peter Zambetti

Global business development director, Capsugel; - Chairman, IADSA (International Association of Dietary Supplements Associations)

Quality control in the food supplements sector is an ongoing mission that remains top of the agenda at the group that most prominently represents both global and national players – IADSA - especially as new regions adopt GMP rules for the first time.

Published: 28-May-2013

Happy holidays from William Reed Business Media!

Happy holidays from William Reed Business Media!

The working year is almost done, time to pause from ‘the business’ and embrace the festive season…go on, give it a big hug. Happy holidays!

Published: 19-Dec-2012

Tetra Pak researches processing methods to tap ‘explosive’ coconut water trend

Tetra Pak researches processing methods to tap ‘explosive’ coconut water trend

Kit Lai, director of Tetra Pak’s Soya- and Coconut Knowledge Centers, discusses the global growth of coconut water and soya milks as categories, and the firm's latest formulation and processing innovations.

Published: 07-Dec-2012

South Korea, China and Indonesia: Omega-3 ‘ones to watch’

South Korea, China and Indonesia: Omega-3 ‘ones to watch’

Adam Ismail

Executive Director - GOED

South Korea is Asia’s fastest growing omega-3 market underpinned by new government legislation with high recommended daily intake (RDI) levels but China and Indonesia also hold potential, according to executive director of GOED.

Published: 11-Jun-2012

All eyes on what Asia does best: Basic nutrition, says Mintel

All eyes on what Asia does best: Basic nutrition, says Mintel

David Jago

Director of Food Innovation Research - Mintel

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) rulings on health claims has caused a ‘softer’ market approach from EU manufacturers and Europe can learn a lot form Asia on what it does best – basic nutritional ingredients like vitamins and minerals, says Mintel.

Published: 07-Jun-2012

Clinical documentation is a must in Asia’s probiotics market, says Chr Hansen

Clinical documentation is a must in Asia’s probiotics market, says Chr Hansen

Lasse Nagell

VP Sales, Health and Nutrition - Chr Hansen

Chr Hansen’s educational role and dedication to clinical documentation has secured its strong position in Asia’s probiotics market, according to the VP for sales in Health and Nutrition.

Published: 05-Jun-2012

Chinese firm tackles Asia with its EU and US market knowledge

Chinese firm tackles Asia with its EU and US market knowledge

Shawn Hua

Marketing Representative - Fenchem

Chinese ingredients firm, Fenchem, has established a strong business presence in the EU and US but has now turned its attention back to its local territory – to target what it says is a region with burgeoning opportunities.

Published: 04-Jun-2012

Vitafoods Europe snapshot shows strong Asian presence

Vitafoods Europe snapshot shows strong Asian presence

Vitafoods Europe 2012 in Geneva attracted companies from all over the world, including Asia, with three dedicated pavilions to China, India and Korea housing smaller ingredients firms from each market.

Published: 31-May-2012

Turning the spotlight on regional Asian trends

Turning the spotlight on regional Asian trends

FoodNavigator-Asia spoke to suppliers at the recent Vitafoods show in Geneva about launching new foods and supplements on the Asian market. What are the main challenges? And where are the most promising opportunities?

Published: 22-Aug-2011

Indian middle class seeks combo of Ayurvedic and modern supplements

Indian middle class seeks combo of Ayurvedic and modern supplements

Jeff Hilton

The Indian supplements market is ‘ripe’, according to Jeff Hilton of Integrated Marketing Group, who has been conducting research in advance of a new launch later this year of a product line that combines the Ayurvedic tradition with modern ingredients.

Published: 26-May-2011

Vitafoods expansion offers broad regional promise

Vitafoods expansion offers broad regional promise

Chris Lee

Event director - Vitafoods

At Vitafoods Europe 2011, Jess Halliday caught up with event director Chris Lee to talk about the show’s ambitious expansion plans into Asia and South America.

Published: 19-May-2011

Let's get this show on the road! Why Asia makes sense for Vitafoods

Let's get this show on the road! Why Asia makes sense for Vitafoods

Chris Lee

Event director - Vitafoods

Vitafoods event director Chris Lee explains the massive opportunity that awaits Vitafoods Asia exhibitors in Hong Kong in 2011, and hints at further new locations in the future.

Published: 25-May-2010

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