Lactose, Lactose-free, Dairy Ingredients, Global, Cheese, Whey Protein, Consumer Insights, Market Insights
Products with free-from claims, such as lactose-free, seem to be multiplying overnight. According to Innova Market Insights, 2% of new global product introductions in 2015 included lactose free claims.1 This number is rising as manufacturers take the opportunity to contribute lactose-free innovations using dairy ingredients.
Lactose, Vietnam, USDEC Events, Southeast Asia, Infant Formula, Milk Powder, China, Follow-on Formula, Toddler Formula, Whey Protein, Child Nutrition
Will China’s transition to a two-child policy usher in a new baby boom? Time will tell, but in the meantime China’s southern neighbor, Vietnam, is ripe with opportunity boasting a population of 13 million children, aged 8 years and younger.
Many food manufacturers around the world are taking initiative to decrease the salt content in food products to help consumers’ combat heart disease and hypertension. The Philippines is no different. Hamdansah Hardigaluh, Southeast Asian technical director for USDEC, recently presented on the sodium-replacing benefits of U.S. permeate at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Food Conference.