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When it comes to seafood, a few contenders come to mind: Norwegian salmon, Japanese tuna, and Siberian sturgeon. Yet, amongst them, Scottish seafood has emerged as a strong candidate, offering an abundant array of seafood for consumers, while also enabling a stable sustainable framework. By Agatha Wong Brimming with more than...
In this article, Johan Cerstiaens, commercial director at SVZ takes a look at the factors driving demand for fermented products and the versatile ingredients that can help brands keep consumers coming back for more.  Kimchi, kombucha, kefir, and sauerkraut. With a rainbow of ripened foods and beverages crowding supermarket shelves...
When it comes to alternative proteins, consumers are always looking for a replacement that can mimic the textures, taste, and appearance of animal protein. Plant-based options like textured wheat proteins can offer the solution that producers are looking for. By Christian Philippsen, managing director, BENEO, Asia Pacific The pandemic has created...
Victor Foo, general manager at GNT Singapore, explains how EXBERRY’s colouring foods can create colours for food and beverage brands while tapping into demands for clean and clear labels Today’s consumers expect their products to come with clean and clear labels. Research has shown that eight in ten shoppers in...
By Lee Jie Ying, senior strategic marketing manager, plant-based, Kerry APMEA; and Catarina Rodrigues, marketing manager, Kerry Australia and New Zealand Winning in the plant-based burger space in Australia requires finding the right balance of sensory attributes. According to Kerry’s latest research with over 1,500 consumers across four countries —...
The resilience of our global food system is under test and strain: on one hand, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the ways consumer engage with their eating habits, calling for greater fortification, and greener and healthier labels. On the other hand, the Ukraine-Russia conflict, climate change, and growing food...
The diverse, fertile waters of the Asia-Pacific is rife with opportunities for a rich seafood industry. However, there is still a long way to go for producers to ensure that their produce meets sustainable standards and transparency objectives. By Agatha Wong Home to the largest, deepest ocean on Earth, the Asia-Pacific,...
For several years now, Innova’s top 10 trends have been headed by issues related to transparency and building consumer trust. By 2022, these trends had zeroed in on environmental issues and a shift in key consumer concerns about the environment. Even in a pandemic, the health of the planet...
Replacing traditional manual sorting methods with a machine has enabled this Japanese food producer to meet two key objectives, as well as solving the problem of labour shortages. Inaba Peanuts Co. produces more types of food than its name suggests. Established more than a century ago as a maker of...
By Christian Philippsen, managing director, BENEO Asia Pacific In recent years, the plant-based boom has become a force to be reckoned with. As of 2021, nearly one in two consumers across the globe are interested in plant-based foods and beverages1, signifying the shift from niche to mainstream for this segment...