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'Mood foods' on the rise, says Mintel

'Mood foods' are on the rise, says Mintel

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

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.

Roquette outsources lab to food supplements makers

Roquette outsources lab to food supplements makers

By Shane STARLING

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.

IADSA chair spells out global GMP progress

Dispatches from Vitafoods Europe 2013

IADSA chair spells out global GMP progress

By Shane STARLING

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.

Mintel Asia Pacific basic nutrition insight at Vitafoods Europe 2012

Dispatches from Vitafoods Europe 2012

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

By Kacey Culliney from Geneva

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.

Vitafoods big for China, Korea, India, Asia

Dispatches from Vitafoods Europe 2012

Vitafoods Europe snapshot shows strong Asian presence

By Kacey Culliney from Geneva

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.

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?

Vitafoods expansion offers broad regional promise

Dispatches from Vitafoods Europe 2011

Vitafoods expansion offers broad regional promise

By Jess Halliday

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.

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