Demographic changes and the increasing health challenges seen in Saudi Arabia will provide new opportunities for food and beverage growth, but firms have been warned that brand loyalty may be a thing of the past.
It is undeniable that the food and drinks in supermarkets have been changing – from production to packaging, writes Matthew Kovac, Executive Director, Food Industry Asia (FIA) and Kee Ai Nah, Executive Director, Lifestyle & Consumer Cluster, Enterprise...
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...
Far from following in the footsteps of Europe and the US, the Asia-Pacific region has the potential to be the global leader for food reformulation, in order to create healthier projects for its growing, and rapidly ageing, populations.
New technology that measures the colour and intensity of reflected light on skin pigments could help detect if people are consuming enough fruit and vegetables, new research by Curtin University in Australia has found.
The food industry needs to better ‘hold a mirror’ to older consumers in order to meet their purchase needs, instead of telling them what they should be buying, or even worse, discarding them in favour of younger shoppers.
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.
Herbalife's direct-selling model is aiding its contribution towards the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals by enabling action to be taken at the grassroots level, according to one of its senior APAC leaders.
Lesaffre, a 164-year-old French company specialising in yeast and fermentation products, has officially opened its regional expertise hub in Singapore, consolidating its different APAC business streams.