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Ingredients

With Wellemon™, Euromed will officially launch a new lemon-based botanical ingredient in its line of Mediterranean fruit and vegetable extracts™ at Vitafoods Europe (Geneva, Switzerland, 5-7 October). Lemons are a rich source of eriocitrin – a secondary plant substance with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties commonly found in the Mediterranean-style...
A new study by FrieslandCampina Ingredients, global innovator in healthy and functional ingredients and solutions, has demonstrated the benefits of its Biotis™ SleepWell concept in reducing stress and providing a better night’s sleep in healthy adults. The study, conducted in close collaboration with researchers from leading contract research organisation,...
BASF has appointed Thilo Bischoff as senior vice-president for Human Nutrition effective 1 June. With this new appointment, he succeeds Francois Scheffler who will leave BASF. Bischoff assumes global responsibility for the Human Nutrition business unit and will also represent the Nutrition & Health division in the Asia Pacific...
By Dr Adam Carey Ageing is a complex process characterised by a progressive loss of physiological integrity, leading to impaired function and increased likelihood of dying. These changes drive the primary risk factors for major human pathologies, including cancer, diabetes,cardiovascular disorders, osteoarthritis and neurodegenerative diseases. Ageing research has exploded in...
In a fight against the Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus (ToBRFV), TomaTech files a provisional patent for identifying the DNA markers correlated to its resistant traits. TomaTech, Ltd. recently announced a major advancement in the fight against the Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus (ToBRFV), which has caused significant economic damage...
The growing lactose-free dairy market reflects a change in consumers’ tastes and preferences. More than ever, consumers are considering authenticity, health, and taste in their dairy products. Ben Rutten, business manager Milky, DSM Food Specialties, discusses how lactase enzymes can contribute to these evolving demands. The lactose-free dairy market continues...
There is no doubt that food has to taste good; it is of paramount importance. At the same time, it should look attractive, smell fresh, and, once in the mouth, deliver a whole gamut of textural and sensorial delights. Mouthfeel is critical and formulators have long known the value...
Chris Weng, regional growth platform leader, plant-based proteins, Asia-Pacific; and Finna Natacia, innovation lead, low moisture systems, Asia-Pacific, Ingredion, provide an overview of meat alternatives in this region. Who would have guessed the future of protein would be plant-based? While animal protein continues to be a dominant source of protein...
Consumers across the globe are becoming more conscious about their health more than ever before, as they look to seek out new products which can offer convenience and a nutritional boost. This desire has led to the probiotic market witnessing considerable growth over the last couple of decades, and...
Changing demands and perceptions of food and beverage have created a more adventurous consumer with an appetite for foods that go beyond taste. Avinash Lal, market research and consumer insights director at Kerry Asia- Pacific, Middle East and Africa, discusses how appearance, texture, sound, fragrance and flavour work together...