The Duxes Functional Food & Dairy News Report is your premier source for breaking developments in the food & beverage industry, including market analysis, product trends, cutting-edge R&D, the latest government policies and regulations, and other important information.
Gone are the days of eating three meals a day.
Women face unique challenges throughout their lives. In 2018, women earned 85% of what men did for the same work, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of median hourly earnings of both full- and part-time workers in the U.S. Based on this estimate, it would take an extra 39 days of work for w ...
HONOLULU, March 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardax, Inc. (OTCQB:CDXI) today released a white paper outlining the potential role of astaxanthin in the treatment of coronavirus disease and is seeking strategic collaborations to further develop astaxanthin for COVID-19. The paper focuses on the scientific ...
Five key technology innovations in the dairy industry for 2020
Given the current coronavirus epidemic, the organizer of Sustainable Packaging Asia Pacific Summit 2020, scheduled on May 28-29, 2020 , has regretfully decided to postpone to July 30-31, 2020. The organizer will constantly evaluate the evolving situation and will adjust accordingly. We hope the ...
PET bottles and jars are accepted in virtually all recycling programs in the United States and Canada. Over 2 billion pounds of PET were collected for recycling in 2015.
Silk debuts range of Almondmilk Mix-Ins Yogurt Alternatives
Iconic confectionery brand Cadbury, which is owned by the U.S. multinational Mondelēz, is trialing a new form of paper-based packaging on a small range of chocolates that will be sold exclusively in New Zealand.
More people in South Korea are buying functional foods and nutraceuticals in order to promote better health and boost their own immune systems, according to the latest reports from the country's major retailers.
China's Mengniu set to purchase second big Australian dairy group before end of 2019
Food and beverage companies including Nestlé, Unilever and FrieslandCampina have reaffirmed their sustainability commitments by signing up to the European Plastics Pact.
Danone has eported 2019 sales of €25.3bn, up 2.6% on a reported and like-for-like basis, with a 4.1% increase in Q4 on a like-for-like basis.
Exclusive research has shown clear changes in the preferences and priorities of the active nutrition market, which will shape its progression from 2020.
Source: The VergeThe genetics testing company 23andMe licensed the rights to a drug it developed in-house to a Spanish pharmaceutical company, Bloomberg reported. This is the first time that the company has directly sold a product it created using the genetic information collected from users.
Danone introduces sachet packs for Aptamil and Cow & Gate
The consumer expectation for healthy and wellness-focused nutrition has evolved quickly over the past year in the Asia Pacific region and the rest of the world. So much so that several of the biggest trends of 2019 are already considered by some to be out of date.
Leading US personalized nutrition company Baze recently announced that it has received approval from the FDA for its DIY blood testing kit that customers can order and use at home to measure their own nutrient levels.
Starbucks has released a statement setting out its goal to become more eco-friendly by increasing its efforts to become more sustainable in areas such as packaging, carbon and waste, as detailed in a public letter signed by CEO Kevin Johnson.
All over the world from North America to Asia Pacific, to Western Europe, consumers and manufacturers are slowly waking up to the issue of plastic packaging and the race is on to research the most suitable alternatives available.
A US organization specializing in the promotion of professionalism in the functional food and healthy eating field has put forward its own definition of "personalized nutrition" in an attempt to standardize the term and raise awareness of its benefits.
Nestlé Health Science is again shoring up its presence in the personalized nutrition and health care industry by acquiring the San Francisco-based functional medicine platform LivingMatrix.
Nutrition and healthy eating are increasingly on the agenda for governments throughout the Asia Pacific region. Several major regulatory and policy updates are due to come into effect in 2020, or are expected in the food and beverages industry in these countries.
Malaysian has pledged that it will do more to curb unverified claims used by nutrition companies on social media when it comes to products such as health snacks, nutraceuticals and functional food, according to a statement from the Asia Pacific country's Ministry of Health (MOH).
Officials from China's Ministry of Ecology and Environment China recently announced a wide-ranging guideline that is set to have a major impact on the future use of plastic in areas such as disposable packaging and single-use products.
Source:FOODDIVEBy Megan PoinskiWith unflinching ethics and deep commitment to sustainability, the company that practically started the trend grew from a vegetarian lunch counter to a grocery store CPG staple.
Healthy eating advocates in the United States have announced the latest initiative between five leading nutrition organizations to form the newly-established American Nutrition Association (ANA).
These days, as the health industry continues to advance and innovate, it's become obvious that the mass-market approach with its "one-size-fits-all" model has largely been unable to meet the "individualized" and "differentiated" demands of health-conscious consumers. Where will the tides of the nutr ...
Some theories suggest that GABA is the mind’s natural calming signal. It’s said to be the neurotransmitter that might relieve anxiety, help people get good sleep, relax, and wind down. By reducing overactivity in the brain, GABA might affect empathy, emotional intelligence, attention, and cognit ...
DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences has built a new plant-based solutions portfolio to help food producers meet growing demand for healthier, more sustainable foods and beverages that are meat and dairy-free.
Consumers in Asia might find that the cost of sugary snacks and drinks get higher and higher over the next few years, as different governments introduce special taxes to encourage their citizens to choose healthier eating options.
The landscape of the sports nutrition market is shifting into a more inclusive category that comprises consumers at all levels of activity. Within this broadening sphere, nutritional ingredient companies are leveraging demands for convenient, functional foods and beverages that complement busy lifes ...
Prominent vitamin and supplement retailer GNC could be considering a takeover by its main Chinese investor, Harbin Pharmaceutical Group Co. ("Hayao"), according to recent media reports.
"What is the best?" That was the important question asked by Sebastien Hottlet, APAC Business Director,and Nele Stevens, Product Marketing Manager, both from the global caps and closures specialist UNITED CAPS, during a presentation given recently at the 6th Dairy Asia Pacific Summit 2019 (DairyAP) ...
The six winners of this year's Dairy Industry Asia Pacific Awards 2019 were announced at a special awards ceremony at One Farrer Hotel, Singapore on the evening of Thursday, November 21. The awards were hosted by Duxes, the organizers of the 6th Dairy Asia Pacific Summit 2019 (DairyAP), and aimed to ...
In recent months, U.S. dairy representatives have been conducting a publicity drive throughout SE Asia, in an attempt to convince more F&B companies to choose its liquid milk and protein ingredients in their local products.
As the value of the Australian dollar declines, it is delivering added competitive value to the country's dairy export industry – especially in filling growing demand in China and other countries – according to local experts.
The growth of functional beverages is causing a major shift in consumption as buyers turn away from traditional sugary, carbonated drinks, toward healthier options, according to the latest expert analysis.
The hydration beverage industry is ripe with opportunity for savvy brands, according to many market commentators, but what exactly are hydration drinks and what factors are driving the demand in this growing sector?
At the China International Import Expo (CIIE) held in November 2018, the starting appearance of fresh New Zealand milk caused a heated discussion among exhibitors and consumers. In 2019, Theland won the Most Impactful Brand of the Year award organized by Duxes for its 4.0 Protein Pure Milk, which ha ...
A recent study carried out in Japan has reported that among older teenagers who consume dietary supplements, males are most likely to look for sports-enhancing benefits, whilst females are most likely to favor products related to weight-loss.
The 9th China International Nutraceutical and Functional Food Summit 2019 (FFCN), hosted by Duxes, took place at the Crowne Plaza Chaoyang U-Town in Beijing from September 18-20. FFCN 2019 attracted hundreds of industry leaders from around the country to exchange ideas on trends, opportunities and t ...
Yili Researcher to Share Insights into Emerging Probiotics Sector at Upcoming Dairy Summit
The amount of protein that athletes should consume daily when they are aiming to increase muscle mass is higher than previously thought, according a new report published by sports scientists from the University of Stirling in the UK.
Cheese is gaining popularity with consumers in China, with imports growing from 2,000 metric tons in 2000 to more than 108,000 metric tons in 2017, and volumes a whole are set to double again by 2024, according to industry experts.
There are many factors that seniors need to consider regarding their diet as they get older, but one of the most important is to recognize the change in intake levels that can occur, as well as the need to get sufficiently nourishing food in the right categories.
Chinese officials signed an agreement last month to authorize imports from a select group of 24 dairy facilities in Brazil.
U.S. Marshals have seized more than 300,000 containers of controversial dietary supplements, including tablets, capsules, and teas, from a local distributor, at the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for failing to follow regulatory standards over packaging and storage.
Food and Southeast Asia go hand in hand. From the appetite-inducing delicacies on the streets of China, Cambodia, Malaysia and Thailand – just to name a few – to the haute cuisine eateries that serve fine dining quality cuisine with a dash of authentic local flavors.
Chinese brand Yili is now the second largest dairy company in the world by dollar value, and gradually narrowing the gap on its bigger rival Danone, according to the latest report.
Mondelēz International recently strengthened their position in the growing functional snacking sector by inking a deal to purchase a majority share in Perfect Snacks, a U.S. maker of refrigerated nutrition bars.
China has unveiled a set of ambitious new food safety targets, aimed at alleviating worries from nervous consumers and improving the country’s standing as a producer of high-quality and reliable consumer products.
Finding the right local supplier is a crucial task for any company involved in the dairy industry. This is especially so in the Asia-Pacific region, where the demands of cross-border trade call for low cost, quick response times and reliability from prospective business partners.
China Mengniu Dairy Co, the country's leading dairy producer in terms of revenue, is putting more emphasis on innovation over the next few years to help realize its global ambitions, according to interview with a top official from the company.
A new and creative startup has sprung up in Canada, aimed at tackling the issue of wastage of food. Dr. Darren Burke and TJ Galiardi are two friends alarmed at the brimming landfills that cost billions of dollars to manage. They saw an opening to make a huge difference in their nation, and they took ...
As the health and fitness market continues to grow, several areas of the food and drink industry that have traditionally been seen as unhealthy are trying to switch their focus and promote a more appealing image – not least when it comes to alcoholic beverages.
People who experience symptoms of anxiety may benefit from taking steps to regulate the microorganisms in their gut by using probiotic food and dietary supplements, or making other adjustments to their diet, according to a recent academic study.
Overall dairy exports from America were valued at $539.1 million for May, an increase of 6% and the highest for four years, according to the U.S Dairy Export Council (USDEC). The main reason for the increase was a heightened demand for cheese exports, as well as heightened dairy prices around the wo ...
Health and wellness are undoubtedly driving a lot of innovation in the functional food and beverage industry at the moment, led by increased consumer awareness of both the environment and their own nutritional needs.
For many decades, food tastes between the young and old have diverged. When it comes to dairy, this is no exception. Few would be surprised to learn that fruit flavor ice-cream is the major preserve of children, whilst less sugary, more refined choices such as natural yoghurt and luxury desserts are ...
Over the years, sports nutrition has been adversely affected by perceptions that the quality of ingredients, and the addition of artificial additives and flavorings, cannot always be trusted. For some, the source of products, and the generic nature of items such as protein powders or energy bars, ha ...
Venture capital firm Loop held a media event at the offices of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in New York on May 21, to formally announce its launch of the Loop circular economy shopping platform in five states across the U.S.
One of the world's leading producers of dairy-free milk, Oatly, is planning to launch an expansion into China, as a stepping stone towards bringing their products to more consumers in Asia.
As food companies seek to further diversify their product range and appeal to health-conscious consumers, many drinks companies have launched their own functional brands which use fiber as a selling point.
Researchers in the UK have released the findings of a study which looked at resveratrol, a key organic component found in red wine – often touted for its health properties – to judge its effects on cardiovascular activity in mice.
With more and more frequency, medical professionals are hopeful that people to actively turn to diet as a method for disease prevention and improving their overall health and wellbeing. Eating more whole foods is a good start to a healthy dietary structure but adding functional foods (and functional ...
In recent months, pea protein has hit the headlines as a leading alternative to soy protein, one of the staples of the sports fitness, functional food and healthy eating markets.
If you're like many people, keeping in shape (or at least keeping the appearance of being in shape) is something that you think about often. If that's you, then you've probably heard about the latest craze in the world of dietary structure: The Keto diet. You've heard about it from everyone – from ...
Research analysts in the U.S. have released a report aimed at retirees and the elderly to rebuff claims made by companies that market supplements and health foods as having properties that can boost brain health or stem the effects of diseases including Alzheimer's.
The 4th Nutraceutical and Functional Food Asia Pacific Summit 2019 ( NFAP), hosted by Duxes, took place at the One Farrer Hotel in Singapore from June 25-26. NFAP 2019 attracted over 150 industry leaders from Asia-Pacific countries including China, United States, Indonesia, Thailand and Singapore to ...
Most people take it for granted that recycled packaging comes with a higher cost of production, but how many consumers are willing to actually pay a premium for their products to have eco-friendly credentials?
On June 17-18, 2019, Duxes hosted the 2019 Asia-Pacific Sustainable Packaging Summit ( SPAP ) at the Shanghai Marriott Hongqiao Hotel, which attracted professionals from the government, global organizations and industry lead enterprises. The summit discussed policies, regulations, plastic recyclin ...
Consumer concerns about sustainable packaging are at an all-time high, and in response to the public outcry over marine plastic pollution, more and more companies are taking environmental action, signing up to new global commitments such as the New Plastics Economy, and setting a corporate sustainab ...
By 2025, the global market for functional foods is expected to reach $275.77 billion. During this period, its annual compound growth rate is expected to be 7.9%.
E-commerce is a brand-new game. To succeed in this new world, makers of baked goods and snack foods need to consider a different approach than standard retail packaging.
Arthritis is a debilitating condition that affects many people as they get older, causing them to experience severe pain in their joints, but what choices are available for those looking to ease the symptoms?
Brain function is one of the main things that keeps us all happy. With a healthy mind comes a healthy body, so the saying goes.
One of the world’s major household goods manufacturers, Unilever, has announced a new initiative aimed at raising the rate of recycling for its plastic bottle products.
As is well known, cubilose, the characteristic saliva-like ingredient of edible bird's-nest soup, has famous health-giving properties. The dish has long been believed to promote beauty and longevity.
A recent study found that taking over-the-counter joint supplements can reduce the risk of death from heart disease by a fifth.
While sustainable plastics sound like an oxymoron, some innovators are already starting to look for new ways to develop the material.
Danish-based dairy co-operative Arla Foods has achieved its packaging sustainability goals - making more than 1 billion cans and cartons more sustainable.
In mid-May, CVS Pharmacy announced that it would only sell vitamins and supplements tested by third parties to ensure their safety and label accuracy. The move is aimed at cleaning up the safety of food supplements.
Affected by digital printing and media digitalization, the printing ink market is subject to disruptive changes, but also provides new opportunities.
You've probably heard of probiotics. This beneficial gut bacteria promotes intestinal health and provides a variety of other health benefits. Probiotics are also found in yogurt and other fermented foods, such as kimchi and kombucha, and in supplements.
The head of Danone, the French group that makes brands such as Evian water and Activia, has announced plans to triple sales of healthy food.
On March 7, Alibaba Group's Southeast Asian e-commerce platform Lazada held a cross-border e-commerce conference and announced a series of strategic upgrading measures for cross-border businesses.
Walmart, one of the world's largest retailers, has teamed up with HSBC to offer its global suppliers financing rates linked to sustainability performance.
The Xeikon announced that it has developed a new digital printing solution for punches. This innovation was developed for the consumer market - the food, beverage, chemical and pharmaceutical industries.
Digital printing enables brands and manufacturers to respond quickly to customer needs, while improving supply chains, reducing warehouse costs and waste, and accelerating product launches.
The campaign for fully recyclable and biodegradable packaging materials is gaining momentum as consumers learn more about the dangers of plastics to natural habitats such as the oceans.
Consumers say adding animal protein to their diets is healthy and sustainable for the planet, according to a new study from Cargill.
Different research firms will give you different numbers, but the consensus is that the market is huge and will only get bigger.
Vegetarian brand Linda McCartney has introduced a new vegan sausage made from pea protein. According to the brand, the gluten-free sausage tastes like sage and onions.
Last week, the European Parliament voted overwhelmingly to ban the most common single-use plastic products, including plastic cutlery, straws, mixers and balloon sticks, by 2021.
The global pea protein market is expected to reach $313.5 million by 2025, with a compound annual growth rate of 17.4 percent during this period.
There seems to be growing evidence that consumers want packaging to be greener, or at least less harmful to the environment. Several studies confirm this.
The beverage crate industry was one of the first to adopt what is now called a truly circular approach to packaging products. The DS Smith Plastics design team in Bilzen, Belgium, has designed a solution for Fillbee that combines returnable crates with returnable packaging to take recycling packagin ...
Breastfed premature babies who were discharged from the hospital were given supplements that prevented weight loss and helped promote growth, according to results of a trial. Breast milk does not always meet the dietary needs of vulnerable babies born before 37 weeks, with about half failing to grow ...
On December 31, 2018, Trader Joe's announced a plan to focus on sustainable and environmentally friendly packaging.
The health and wellness food industry is experiencing growth above and beyond ordinary foods, driven by a shift in consumer preferences toward more natural and functional products. This article will focus on five trends in the health food industry in the future.
Thanks to modern technology and online shopping! With just a few clicks, you can buy the clothes you need without leaving your comfortable home. Online shopping is convenient and becoming the norm.
Coca-Cola Co. introduced a new sugar-free Diet Cola in a taller, narrower 12-ounce aluminum can.
A six-month study of children in Baltimore by Johns Hopkins University medical researchers adds to evidence that adding more omega-3 fatty acids to the diet can reduce asthma symptoms caused by indoor air pollution.
The growing pharmaceutical industry has led to the development of new high-performance bags that address the mechanical and purity challenges faced by liquid biologics or vaccines that require cryogenic packaging. Gore Sta-Pure Flexible Freeze Container 86 ℃ below zero(123 °F) in the frozen maint ...
The sustainable packaging of cooperation between amazon and Replenish with major achievements - amazon will use the Clean Revolution cleaning products to fill the packaging. Amazon for its Clean Revolution series USES a new 3.0 packaging design, and Replenish as an own brand suppliers to participate ...
In recent years, the importance of dietary fiber to health has been paid more and more attention. Foods high in fiber have been linked to improved heart and gastrointestinal health. The Food and Drug Administration recommends about 25 grams of food per day for adults, but the average American adult ...
In 2017, China's express packages have reached 40.1 billion, up 28% year-on-year, ranking first in the world for four consecutive years. At that rate, more than 8 million tons of solid waste are produced in a year. According to the relevant data, the number of express packages in China is still grow ...
Studies of the nutritional needs of young athletes are sparse and often consist mostly of surveys of differences among adolescents. Parents and young athletes need to know that some supplements have been found to contain high levels of pollution and harmful substances. Young athletes need to learn w ...
Packaging and labelling are essential for product identification and recognition. They provide customers with information about the product, such as ingredients, nutrition, quantity and the best date to eat it. But they also play an extremely important role in marketing, promoting them to potential ...
Personalisation through digital printing and other customized technologies has attracted the attention of Tetra Pak, one of the world's leading packaging suppliers. Tetra Pak plans to partner with Koenig & Bauer, the market leader, to become the first supplier of food and beverage cartons with full- ...
At Natural Products Expo held on March 5-6, collagen health foods were highly recommended. Collagen, which is associated with skin and joint health, is one of the ingredients driving the growth of functional foods and drinks.
Many athletes need to adjust their diets to maximize performance and meet the weight requirements of competitive activities. The diets of young athletes require expertise and planning, and nutritional supplements often needed.
Walt Peterson, Nestlé's sustainability manager for packaging in the United States, discussed Nestlé's sustainable goal of 100% recyclable or reusable packaging by 2025 by avoiding plastic waste.
Psyllium is a source of pure natural soluble plant fiber, which can absorb several times its weight in water and form a jelly-like viscous substance.
Plastic bag is a daily consumable, and a large number of plastic bags are consumed every year in our country, which brought serious environmental pollution and waste of resources. To improve the problem, the State Council, China's cabinet, issued a ban on plastic bags in 2007.
HP recently launched its OfficeJet Pro line of smart printers aimed at helping small businesses benefit from digital printers. The new printer has self-healing wi-fi and strong security. Printers are 39% smaller than their predecessors to suit the needs of small businesses.
The process of embedding the principles of the circular economy in cities has been seeking support as the best way to improve sustainability and resilience without compromising economic growth, wealth and well-being.
SC Johnson has announced plans to start producing its top household cleaning products made entirely from recycled plastic collected from the world's oceans.
Walmart Inc. unveiled plans to reduce plastic waste by making packaging more sustainable for products from private suppliers, with the goal of 100% recyclable, reusable or industrial-compostable packaging by 2025.
On February 25, the Food and Drug Administration released a statement from commissioner Scott Gottlieb, and FDA Deputy Commissioner Frank Yiannas spoke about the agency's new strategy to advance its food safety mission and modernize oversight of imported food.
L'Occitane Group (Manosque, France), a global maker and retailer of natural cosmetics and health products, has signed a multi-year supply agreement with Loop Industries Inc., a montreal-based innovator in sustainable plastics technology, for Loop-branded 100% sustainable PET.
A recent study found that eating large amounts of fiber-rich foods can prevent noncommunicable diseases.
According to Food Business News, Archer Daniels Midland Co., Cargill, Tate & Lyle and Ingredio launched and became founding members of the new Plant Based Products Council on January 29 at the California Bioresources Economy Summit in Berkeley.
If 3D printing technology wants to go beyond its inherent security problems, the best way is to adopt blockchain.
The retail industry has undergone major changes in recent years, many of them related to printing. Keeping up with new trends is necessary to help meet customer needs and, in many cases, to help reduce operating costs. The following trends will drive the future of printing.
Dairy products have become controversial in recent years.
The sustainable packaging market is expected to reach $400m by 2024, according to a new report from Zion Market Research. The report lists major players in the sustainable packaging market including Amcor, Bemis, Tetra Laval, Sonoco, Mondi, BASF SE, Westrock Company, as well as other prominent globa ...
"Our plastic pollution problem is completely out of control. We know it's bad, and so does the company that sold us the junk", Samsung acknowledged in an official statement. The company announced that it would join the list of companies abandoning plastic packaging in favor of sustainable and enviro ...
At the Loop event at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, a group of blue-chip companies are experimenting with a new high-quality packaging system that can be recycled and refilled. Essentially, Loop aims to change the ownership model for packaging from consumers to producers.
Although sustainability is becoming an increasingly influential factor for consumers in making purchasing decisions, many enterprises have not fully considered sustainability and recycling when choosing the design, use and packaging for their products, and most packaging is still disposable and non- ...
French Biotechnology companies Carbios and Toulouse White Biotechnology were awarded 7.5 million euros to develop their plastic recycling projects. The project uses enzymes to break down plastic waste.
One of a company's duties is to find the right packaging for the products it manufactures. In order to find the right packaging, enterprises need to consider cost, material, size and other factors. One of the latest trends is the choice of green packaging materials, which can provide the following b ...
In recent years, sustainable development has been a hot topic as consumers increasingly aware of the importance of protecting the environment. Packaging is one of the largest sources of human waste, and most people contribute waste without thinking about it. Waste in Australia is growing at twice th ...
Many industries are looking for ways to move away from traditional packaging and quickly adopt sustainable, environmentally friendly, biodegradable or natural products to meet the packaging needs of the market. This is known as green packaging.
Recently, a Canadian dairy company Saputo, launched JOYYA, an ultra-filtered milk product. What's unique about ultra-filtered milk is that it provides 75% more protein and 25% less lactose than ordinary milk! Developed specifically for Canadians, the ultra-filtered milk is made from 100% Canadian mi ...
Euromonitor International defines beauty supplements as "all supplements that are concerned with anti-aging, anti-fat, hair health, nail health, skin health and skin whitening benefits." Consumer demand for beauty supplement to grow, especially for the following product categories.
Swiggy, a food ordering and delivery platform, announced the launch of "Swiggy Packaging Assist", a restaurant-centric program that delivers environmentally friendly packaging solutions at the right price to suit its culinary needs.
In May 2018, a British scientist claimed to have invented a plastic-free disposable water bottle that can break down in three weeks.
Adult soft drinks are a huge growth area in the global beverage market, as more consumers opt for non-alcoholic and low-alcohol drinks with adult flavors. Soda startup Somersault has found that it needs a healthier product to appeal to fashion-conscious people who want to drink less and don't want t ...
Eating red fruits has become a popular method for preventing heart disease, a major health concern for women. New research suggests that eating red fruits and vegetables is one of the best ways to maintain heart health.
A research center jointly established by JD and COFCO recently released a white paper, which describes eight consumption and innovation trends in China's infant nutrition market.
With the development of functional foods, probiotics products and new technologies, packaged breakfasts are no longer limited to cereal and yogurt. 2019 will likely see unprecedented innovation, as small startups and large producers alike compete for enormous healthy breakfast market in the U.S.
Sustainable materials have become a notable trend in the packaging industry. Companies and jurisdictions including McDonald's, Delivero and Iceland have pledged not to use plastic, or use 100% sustainable packaging.
More and more Canadians are willing to pay more for green food and packaging, according to a new study on sustainability from Asia Pulp & Paper. The survey was based on a sample of 1,003 Canadian adults, and the data was statistically weighted according to age, gender and geographical region to ensu ...
On May 15 2018, the European Federation of Bottled Waters (EFBW) announced four industry-wide pledges aimed at increasing the collection of PET bottles and the use of recycled PET. Undoubtedly, these pledges will accelerate the development of Europe's circular economy.
With the ascendance of China's Internet economy, new models for trade such as cross-border e-commerce and overseas purchasing, have grown in prominence and brought additional food safety challenges.
Non-thermal food processing technologies such as microwave drying have many advantages for consumers. However, a recent study in three European countries found that consumers remain resistant to them.
Duxes hosted the 8th China International Nutraceutical and Functional Food Summit 2018 in Beijing on December 13-14, offering a platform for functional food professionals, including policymakers, researchers, and representatives of major F&B companies, to discuss the unprecedented growth in demand f ...
According to Euromonitor 2017, protein powder is the category of sports nutrition products with the highest market share. In Western Europe, 65% of sports nutrition products are protein powders, and the main raw material for protein powder is whey protein.
From 2016 to 2017 China's cheese market grew by 11.1%, reaching a total import volume of 108,000 tons in 2017.
Milk is one of the best sources of protein and calcium for most people. But due to allergies and other factors, it is not a suitable option for many people, thus creating the need for dairy alternatives. In the United States, the market for alternative dairy drinks is booming, and projected to grow ...
China's dairy farming industry got a late start and is still dominated by large and medium-sized farms. This model for development has been criticized, but there are significant challenges that the industry has had to manage.
At the end of 2017，Innova Market Insights released a report on the top 10 global food and beverage trends in 2018. The report detailed the rapid development of China's dairy market and future trends for dairy products.
Tetra Pak is one of the most advanced liquid milk and beverage packaging companies in the world. Although a Swedish company, almost all milk packaging in China is done by Tetra Pak. Tetra Pak's aseptic packaging technology not only facilitates the transportation and preservation of dairy products an ...
Foods for Special Medical Purpose (FSMP), refers to foods prepared and processed according to a formula to meet the special dietary and nutritional needs of people suffering from metabolic disorders, malabsorption, eating disorders and other specific diseases. Such products must be consumed under ...
The annual growth rate of online sales of Chinese dairy products in the first quarter of 2018 fell to 45.2%, the lowest figure since the first quarter of 2016, according to a report released by Syntun, a data analytics firm in China.
As functional foods become more popular in the ASEAN trading bloc, many companies have begun developing foods rich in probiotics and ω-3 fatty acids. According to the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) and KPMG, the Asian market offers abundant opportunities for Au ...
The Australian company, Clinical Advantage, has launched a new intestinal health product named Biotik, with an eye on the ascendant Chinese market.
Duxes hosted the 5th Dairy Asia Pacific Summit 2018 on November 15-16 in Singapore. The event gathered leaders in the industry, from prominent dairy producers, trade associations, and government authorities, to discuss the growing dairy market in Asia, innovative product development, regulatory deve ...
Duxes hosted the 2nd Global Human Nutrition & Wellness Forum 2018 – Health Food and Supplement Special, on November 13-14 in Frankfurt, Germany. The two-day event included testimony from researchers, F&B and pharmaceutical companies, trade associations, and government authorities, on the growing m ...
Over the past five years, China's domestic consumer demand for dairy products has leapfrogged from "subsistence" to "quality". Consumers have paid more attention to product quality, brand reputation, and the consumption experience.
Lehui, a Chinese firm which recently went public, bought the entire stake of NSM Packtec GmbH held by Germany's NSM Magnettechnik GmbH for 4 million EUR.
In June 2018, researchers at Marywood University developed a new iron supplement specifically for female athletes. The product, named Regular Girl, can effectively promote the absorption of iron by women.
China's health food industry has maintained rapid growth in recent years. Global brands see huge potential in China, and with the aid of cross-border e-commerce, have rushed headlong into the Chinese market.
Over the past several years, sales of formulated milk have experienced noticeable growth in the Chinese market. The latest report from the Mintel Global New Products Database shows that the number of liquid milk formula product launches in China was third only behind South Korea and Thailand in the ...
Many consumers are accustomed to comparing the nutrition value of different functional food products, choosing the product with the highest nutritional content, and thinking little about their choice. Little do they know that hidden from their "cost effectiveness" analysis, is the danger that the pr ...
China's ranches, a major component in the world's largest dairy consumer market, have become less profitable in recent years. Last year, three prominent companies – Modern Farming, Shengmu and Xinjiang Western Animal Husbandry Co., Ltd. -- incurred substantial losses.
According to a recent report, a "2025 Global Opportunity Analysis and Prediction of Aseptic Packaging Applications", the market size for aseptic packaging is expected to grow from $39.9 billion in 2017 to $76.8 billion in 2025, with an average annual compound growth rate of 8.5% from 2018 to 2025.
Cheese plays an important role in the dairy market, and can be divided into different product categories, including parmesan, cheddar, as well as many others. Cheese also comes in various forms, such as cheese powder, as a dessert and as a snack, and can also vary in quality and taste.
Chuting Cosmetics Technology (Shanghai) Co. has developed coffee beans that are fermented by human probiotics that produce nutritious coffee.
ProBites LLP, recently launched by Anlit LTD. in Tel Aviv, Israel, is a long-life chewable probiotic supplements series.
In 1993, Bob Elliott was a maverick pediatrics professor at the University of Auckland, who was interested in studying how the disease states in children could be attributed to nutritional differences.
New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra released its latest annual report in September 2018, revealing that the company's China revenues are 18 billion RMB, accounting for more than 19% of total global revenue. Fonterra's Vice President for China believes that the impressive performance can be attributed ...
China's ranches, a major component in the world's largest dairy consumer market, have become less profitable in recent years. Last year, three prominent companies-Modern Farming, Shengmu and Xinjiang Western Animal Husbandry Co., Ltd. -incurred substantial losses.
In September 2018, the State Administration for Market Regulation released the notification on food quality spot checks in the second quarter of 2018. According to the notification, the overall pass rate for food samples was 97.5% in the second quarter of 2018; the rate for dairy products and infant ...
In recent years, concentration of dairy market has been increasing, and the revenues and market share of dairy giants has steadily grown. As large dairy producers have already achieved market dominance, they have turned their attention to reaching a wider range of consumers by offering new and novel ...
Commercial event provider Duxes will host a webinar on its XEvents mobile app on November 1st from 4 to 5 PM (Beijing time), which will address the flourishing Chinese dairy industry. The event will be free of charge to the public, and contain important content on successful dairy retail models in C ...
Every summer, people buy sunscreen with SPF（Sun Protect Factor）to protect their skin from harmful UVB rays in sunlight, which can cause skin cancer. It's common knowledge that skin requires protection against sunlight, but less well known that milk requires higher protection against sunlight tha ...
It is well known that calcium and vitamin D are essential for bone health, but a recent study goes much further, suggesting that adequate consumption of vitamin D may also protect against rectal cancer.
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In early August, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) announced that its panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (DNA) had revised the Tolerable Upper Intake Level (UL) for vitamin D for infants (under the age of 1) set in 2012, as required by the European Commission.
Dairy prices fell sharply after unexpected drop in the price of whole milk powder and butter at the Global Dairy Trade (GTD) Online Auction in New Delhi, on September 6th, 2018.
The British Medical Journal, a leading academic journal, reported on an unusual recent case of cancer rehabilitation. A middle-aged woman with advanced myeloma, a cancer caused by bone marrow plasma cell disease, consumed curcumin, a spice in curry, everyday after her treatments had failed.
Commercial event provider Duxes will host two webinars on its XEvents mobile app in October, shedding light on growing demand for health products and functional foods in China, and significant policy reforms that have restructured the market. Both webinars will be free of charge for the public, cont ...
In recent years, China's probiotics market has grown at a rapid rate, consistently between 15% and 18%., but many consumers are unfamiliar with the most basic knowledge about probiotic products.
Organic milk refers to a number of milk products from livestock raised according to organic farming methods. Increased consumer awareness in China of the benefits of organic dairy, and a surge in demand for overseas infant formula brands, have led to unprecedented growth in the organic milk powder m ...
Camel’s milk, which was been described by some as the diamond of deserts, has become increasingly prominent on both online platforms and brick-and-mortar stores. Many believe that camel’s milk can reduce diabetic patients’ demand for insulin and has substantial nutritional value for infant.
Novel food ingredients are defined as those ingredients that do not have a significant history of consumption or are produced by methods that have not previously been used for food in China.
The sports nutrition market in China is rapidly growing. Although the US is currently the largest market for nutritional products in the world, but China may soon overtake it, thanks to rising health awareness and growing per capita income.
Coca - Cola is a beverage company with a wide product range, more than 500 brands available in more than 200 countries, and is one of the best-known international brands in China. More than 20 Cola-owned brands and above 60 beverages are available in China, including Coca Cola, Sprite, Fanta, Schwep ...
In genetics, 70% of the factors affecting height are innate, and 30% are acquired factors, such as nutrition, exercise and sleep. Innate factors cannot change, but parents can provide children with optimal acquired factors to boost height and improve childhood growth and development.
Traditional dietary guidelines have maintained that whole milk can contribute to heart disease and strokes, and that it is less healthy than skim or semi-skimmed milk. However, a recent study suggests the opposite, conventional wisdom is not true in this instance, and that whole milk is in fact the ...
Due to increasing per capita disposable income, and an aging population, healthcare expenditures in the Asia Pacific region are expected to double by 2050, creating the conditions for a promising functional food market.
A large number of Chinese consumers have ignored continued improvement in domestic infant formula quality, and have opted instead to purchase overseas dairy products with little knowledge. While this approach appears to prioritize safety, in reality such unselective consumption poses potential threa ...
A recent news report about a baby who died from malnutrition after consuming plant milk, has raised public concerns about the nutritional value of plant-based milk. Those concerns are not entirely unfounded.
PET was first used as the base material of film. In the mid-1980's, the Coca Cola company became the first to apply PET in carbonated drinks. In 2001, Xiaoyangren Biological Dairy Group pioneered PET dairy beverage packaging in China.
Probiotics are known for promoting digestion, and are often prescribed by doctors for patients with diarrhea or constipation.
Millennial consumers in China have begun paying closer attention to healthy life style regimens, putting health foods such as Jiangzhong porridge, Taitai Oral Liquid and Dongeejiao at the forefront of the market.
A functional food is a food given an additional function by adding new ingredients or more of existing ingredients. Functional foods are designed to have physiological benefits and/or reduce the risk of chronic disease beyond basic nutritional functions.
Packaging has a major effect on the quality and consumer reception of dairy products. Due to the short shelf life of milk products, the quality of packaging can play an important role in how they are received by retailers and consumers. Therefore, in order to capture greater market share, dairy ente ...
Due to improved living standards and higher life expectancy, China now has a rapidly aging and increasingly health-conscious population. Functional foods have become popular across all age groups.
Wahaha recently announced a partnership with Zhongnantainyan, a subsidiary company of one of China's leading cartoon brands Zoland, a force in social media marketing. Through the “fan economy”, Wahaha will utilize consumers as online agents and spokespeople for its brand. Wahaha plans to open 1, ...
There are a wide range of dairy beverages available in the summer, ranging from pure milk, yogurt, and flavored milk, to reconstituted milk and lactic acid bacteria beverages. However, choosing the best option can be tricky. In this article, we will present you with some important knowledge about da ...
Goat's milk has become increasingly prominent in the Chinese market. Recent data suggests that more than 40% of Chinese consumers purchase goat's milk for children, of which half believe that goat milk is more nutritious than cow's milk, but is that true?"
The latest research reveals that Italians spent in excess of 3 billion Euro on over 70,000 categories of functional food in 2017. Scientists noted that most consumers have no idea how to consume dietary supplements in a scientific manner.
China is a major yogurt consumer. How much so? Mintel conducted an investigation and found that 40% of Chinese consumers consume yogurt daily and 20% consume probiotic beverages. Growth in market demand has brought a multitude of business opportunities for foreign producers.
Many people attribute childhood obesity to milk and dairy products; however the latest research finds that milk and dairy products may in fact prevent, rather than assist, childhood obesity.
In today's functional food market, a wide range of products, ranging from protein powders, energy drinks, power bars, and vitamin water, to probiotic foods vitamin water can be found both online and in brick-and-mortar retailers.Functional food products are richer in nutrition than traditional food ...
A recent report from Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) reveals that the value of Australia's supplement industry has reached $4.9 billion USD, an almost 70% increase from 2013.
In June 2018 the General Office of the State Council issued the Opinion on Dairy Industry Rejuvenation & Dairy Product Quality Safety, a measure which guarantees at least a 99% probability of spot checks on dairy products that hit the market by 2020. The legislation is intended to enhance the compet ...
Nomadic people on the Turkish plateau began consuming yogurt in the 11th century, with detailed accounts of yogurt in historical documents. Modern scientific research has revealed that yogurt retains important nutritional properties, with fatty acid levels doubled after the fermenting process. In ad ...
A Prospective Industrial Research Institute market report revealed that dairy product sales in China reached 359 billion RMB in 2017, a 7% increase from the previous year, with total profits of nearly 25 billion RMB. Sales from the top 15 dairy producers accounted for 17.94 billion RMB, 50% of the n ...
In the wake of an aging population and improved consumption in China, the capital market has shown increased interest in the health product industry. Furthermore, with the assistance of a favorable regulatory environment, the health industry has entered into a period of high growth, with a projected ...