Food and beverage products adopting the voluntary Health Star Rating (HSR) scheme in Australia and New Zealand are more likely to increase their HSR scores overtime, resulting in researchers calling for its mandatory adoption for the greater benefit of...
Chocolate consumption in China still lags behind its neighbours in the confectionery category, but it is increasingly finding flavour through innovation in local cuisine – including steamed buns and even rice.
Production innovation is a growing area of focus for UAE-based Al Ain Farms, with the firm exploring new products, recipes, and formats, revealed CEO Willem van Walt Meijer, who has signalled a step change in approach to new business development.
Pringles says its Passport Flavours potato chip series - featuring London Fish and Chips, and New York Cheeseburger editions - are finding favour in Asia, as the firm seeks to banish the blues caused by travel restrictions.
Local governments in Australia need to play a bigger role in developing areas such as boosting food product reformulation and limiting the marketing of unhealthy food products if the country is to create a truly comprehensive healthy food environment...
A new Australian study has revealed that different types of whole grains have particular benefits for lowering different areas of heart disease risk – but refined grains are also still recommended as part of a balanced diet.
Join us live today for the final edition of our free-to-access interactive broadcast series – Growth Asia 2020 – as we focus on the topics of reformulation and fortification with a host of major brands and international experts.
There is no strong evidence from existing human clinical trials to support the supplementation of vitamin C to reduce cataract risk in populations with adequate baseline figures, although it may be beneficial in those with lower than optimal levels.
The high frequency of vitamin C deficiency in people with respiratory infections has led researchers to call for levels to be tested on Covid-19 patients, followed by either intravenous or oral supplementation.
New Zealand’s High-Value Nutrition (HVN) National Science Challenge is continuing its partnership with manufacturer Sanford to fund a third research project into the benefits of Greenshell mussels (GSM).
A proof-of-concept study by the Singapore Institute of Food and Biotechnology Innovation (SIFBI) has found that high pressure processing (HPP) of plant protein could produce a clean label plant-based yoghurt with desirable texture and nutrition, comparable...
China-based meal replacement company Ruffood (Chinese name: 若饭) is prioritising product development in its mission to create a new generation of staple yet balanced and nutritional food for Chinese consumers.
Experts in plant-based food and beverages have pointed out the importance of taste, localisation, and NPD as key components for success in the India market, in an exclusive webinar that you can access for free.
HiP, the brainchild of James Cadbury, founder of ethical, luxury chocolate brand, Love Cocoa, and the great-great-great grandson of Mr John Cadbury, is set to launch on the confectionery market in December as the UK’s first oat milk chocolate range.
Carlsberg is striving to debunk the myth that booze- free beer is a poor alternative to regular brews with the launch of its alcohol-free pilsner and wheat beer in Singapore – and is letting consumers buy a sample can for as little as 10 cents.
Fortified, plant-based, and better-for-you packaged foods will continue to soar in APAC post-pandemic, with preventive health, wellness and nutrition now firmly ingrained in the conscience of consumers, an expert panel claims.
Ingredion has launched new Novation Indulge 3620 and 3820 starches to meet consumers’ demand for clean and healthy eating while providing sensory attributes like smoothness, creaminess and a rich mouthfeel.
Australian flavour and ingredient company The Product Makers (TPM) has used its sugarcane extract (Saccharum officinarum) to create a gold coloured chocolate product, citing potential for its use as a colouring agent and as an ingredient for healthier...
New Zealand’s premium gin company Scapegrace Distilling is set to export its naturally coloured black gin in Asia, with the first shipments expected to land in Hong Kong, Singapore, China and Japan this month.
Danone China has launched two new products for its Aptamil Essensis 3 range, including an A2 milk and a formula said to contain the highest level of human oligosaccharides (HMOs) across the firm’s entire early life nutrition portfolio.
Researchers in New Zealand have revealed that a mint product can control sugar cravings by suppressing the sweet taste receptors on the tongue, leading to an overall decrease in desire to consume sweet foods.