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Asia Pacific: Fermented foods offer opportunities, says analyst

When PepsiCo bought small fermented drinks maker KeVita in late 2016, it signaled that fermented foods have reached a tipping point. “Social media is buzzing...

Asia Pacific: Using solventless, water-based lamination adhesives

Preferences for lamination adhesives used in flexible food packaging, such as stand-up pouches (SUPs), wrappers and bags, are shifting away from traditional solvent-based products....

Europe: Verifying health claims, Tüv Süd

Pineapple stimulates circulation in the legs. Green tea helps the body to burn fat. Vitamins added to pumpkin-seed oil encourage hair growth. Before the Health...

Middle East: Health-consciousness raises demand for poultry

There are bullish forecasts emerging on the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region's consumption of meat and poultry. The Meat & Poultry sector, one of eight...

Americas: Protein alternatives needed as more go meat-free

While not fully committing to a meat-free lifestyle, ‘Meatless Mondays’ seem to be catching on among Americans as a way to cut back, says...

Americas: Sugar concerns in larger sized coffee drinks

Starbucks recently announced in the US the 31-ounce drink Trenta, which joins the ranks of other energy drinks that can pack plenty of caffeine...

Asia Pacific: Asians are keen on healthy eating, survey

Consumers in Asia are far more likely to be interested in healthy eating than those in the western world, according to a survey of...

Asia Pacific: Fonterra’s protein ingredients promising in SEA

Southeast Asians’ growing appetite for protein offers growth prospects for NZMP's protein ingredients brand, says the dairy ingredient business of Fonterra. NZMP is therefore teaming...

Middle East: Survey finds region’s interest in sweet baked goods

Consumers in Egypt, Saudi Arabia and South Africa love a sweet bakery snack – but women are worried about the sugar, according to a...

Asia Pacific: Business and corporate citizenship can co-exist together, says FrieslandCampina Asia

Over the years, patterns of urbanization, changes in affluence and consumption habits along with population growth and environmental degradation have affected the security of...

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