Four big trends are fuelling beverage innovation across the APAC region, and they’ve only been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
All-Australian manufacturer McKenzie’s Foods has expanded its range of flours on the back of the pandemic-lockdown-related home baking boom and increasing health-consciousness in consumers.
A new brand of nut milk, lower in calories, oil and sugar than oat milk and using less water to produce than almond milk, has gone gangbusters in the hip cafes of America’s metropolises.
UK scientists have developed a tomato variety that is naturally rich in L-DOPA, the key bioactive ingredient in a synthetic drug commonly used to treat Parkinson’s disease.
In a recent Nature paper, researchers at Murdoch University’s Australian National Phenome Centre have found that incorporating ‘wrinkly’ peas into your diet could reduce your risk of diabetes.
CSIRO has joined forces with Pharmamark Nutrition to produce omega-3 oils from marine microorganisms, delivering a sustainable alternative to wild-fish sourcing of the health-promoting substance.
‘Exceptional opportunities for smaller brands’: Chinese millennials looking for new supplement stars
Australian e-commerce platform BuyNatural believes there are ‘exceptional opportunities’ in China for local dietary supplement brands, with consumers eager to purchase ‘newer and smaller’ brands.
With the launch of its new, versatile pea protein powder Radipure, global food giant Cargill is looking to extend its reach into the burgeoning Asian market for healthy, plant-based, high-nutrient ingredients.
The Human Nutrition division of US-based company ADM has launched what it claims is the first plant-based, high-protein beverage in Thailand, in a bid to address what it sees as a clear gap in the market.