BENEO-Orafti: Responds to Obesity the Natural Way

Predictions by the World Health Organisation say that by 2015, over 2.3 billion of the adult population will be overweight and more than 700 million will be obese. The problem is no longer confined to high-income countries as low and middle-income countries are now also at risk.

In contrast to this over-all trend, there is a growing proportion of the population who are becoming more health conscious and concerned about their weight, so are demanding alternative food products that will help them lead a healthier lifestyle. Yves Servotte, member of the executive board of the BENEO-Group reviews the latest trends and observations and highlights the innovative opportunities the group’s ingredients can offer food manufacturers.

This article is available in full in the November / December 2009 issue of Nutraceuticals Now