In recognition of the huge public health challenges, and immense business opportunities, posed by Asia’s rapidly ageing population, this year we will stage two editions on Healthy Ageing in order to give the topic the level of attention it requires. The...
Many Asian nations are still struggling to fight battles against obesity, diabetes and heart disease, so we’ll be shining the spotlight on the role the food, beverage and nutrition sector has to play in helping alleviate the various metabolic...
Asian consumers are increasingly opting to eat several smaller meals across the day, instead of the traditional breakfast, lunch and dinner. This has led to a boom in the region’s snacking market, but many consumers are not satisfied with simple indulgence...
Interest in plant-based alternatives across Asia shows no signs of slowing, as evidenced by the growing number of major brands, suppliers and trend-setting foodservice outlets continuing to ramp-up investment.
The Asia-Pacific infant formula market is due to double by 2026, to reach $26.8 billion, with brands continually striving to find a competitive edge with scientifically backed and high-value ingredients.
Asia continues to battle the double-burden of malnutrition and obesity, leading to projections that the reformulation market will rocket from $65bn today to $110bn by 2025 and the fortification sector will surge from $70bn to $125bn by 2030.
The Asia-Pacific infant formula market size was valued at $11.4 billion in 2017, and is projected to reach $26.8 billion by 2026, with China, India and emerging South East Asian markets particular hotpots.
Asia is tipped to be the largest region for plant-based food consumption in the $21bn global finished product market by 2025 on the back of consumers’ ethical, health and environmental concerns, plus extensive product innovation.
The APAC probiotics market is predicted to grow from $17.5bn in 2018 to more than $25bn by 2025, while the prebiotic market is set to enjoy almost double-digit CAGR over the period, as benefits far beyond digestive health are more widely understood.
By 2050 there will be 1.3 billion people over the age of 60 in APAC, up from around 650 million today, with vast gains predicted for products that help boost immunity, bone, joint, muscle, cognitive, heart, skin, eye and digestive health.