An industry expert who will address the first NutraIngredients Omega-3 Summit in Singapore this week has emphasised the importance of public health initiatives to increase omega-3 intake, and teased a new testing device for pregnant women to assess their...
More detailed investigation is needed into the effects of flavour Limonene on modern food processing techniques, the degradation products generated, and the toxicity from such products, say researchers in India.
More than 80% of the world is failing to meet even the lowest recommended intakes of DHA and EPA, revealing why bringing together industry, acadmics and policymakers at our first NutraIngredients Omega-3 Summit in Singapore is sorely needed.
Food and beverages that promote health and wellness continue to shape the Middle East food manufacturing industry, said Mark Napier, who is the exhibitions director at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) and show director of Gulfood Manufacturing.
Researchers in the United Arab Emirates say they saw enhanced anti-proliferative, anti-diabetic, and anti-inflammatory activities upon hydrolysis of camel whey proteins, indicating their potential utilization as bioactive and functional ingredients.
Global food and beverage manufacturers such as Kellogg's Arabia, Mars Saudi Arabia and Nestlé Middle East have signed a voluntary pledge with the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) that seeks to reduce sugar, salt and fat content in their products....
A new case study analysis of advertisements on YouTube videos that are targeted at children in Malaysia has revealed that food and beverage ads appeared the most frequently, with more than half of them promoting non-core or unhealthy foods.
Academics in Australia have called into question the lack of regulation for soft drink firms which market to youngsters via social media, arguing that "many young people aged below 13 years are being exposed to a large amount of unhealthy food and...
PepsiCo’s “Better-for-you” snacks category is growing at a faster rate than the “Fun-for-you” category in Thailand, according to Nitin Bhandari, marketing director for foods at Pepsi-Cola Thai Trading.
Do we need precise nutrition or a generally nutritional diet to achieve good health in old age? A group of panellists expressed differing views at the first Healthy Ageing APAC Summit, organised by NutraIngredients-Asia and FoodNavigator-Asia.
Aloe vera ice cream with microencapsulated probiotics has strong viability and a 44% higher shelf life, presenting huge opportunities for industry to develop functional varieties economically, a study finds.
Seniors in APAC have redefined ageing, and industry must adapt to this change or risk alienating its largest and most affluent group of consumers, according to DuPont's ASEAN marketing leader, Michelle Lee.
If major food manufacturers are not striving to make genuinely healthier products then they are shaping up for failure, according to a former senior research and development executive at Unilever and Masan Consumer.
New research by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) shows that Australians are not eating the right types, or the right quantities of protein for healthy weight loss.