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Business News

Singapore Aimed To Be Asia’s Leading Food And Nutrition Hub

The Food Innovation Cluster (FIC) partnered with DSM Nutritional Products (DSM) to strengthen the food manufacturing and nutrition science ecosystem in Singapore.

Dairy Alternative Drink Market To Reach US$16.3 Billion

China is experiencing strong growth for dairy alternative drinks, with a CAGR of 18.7 percent, to reach US$6.7 billion, according to Innova Market Insights.

Ferrero Opens Singapore Innovation Centre

The new centre will house several strategic innovation functions in the areas of health and nutrition, new raw materials and product research and development, consumer...

Food Safety Issues Are Primary Concern For Consumers

Consumers expect to be provided with concrete details about the foods they buy, enabling them to decide which foods are safe to purchase and consume,...

tna Opens Japan Office

The company’s new office in central Tokyo in the Marunouchi district will host technical support and sales staff to directly support the Japanese market.

Soluble Dietary Fibre Market To Grow 13.4 Percent

The global soluble dietary fibres market was valued at US$1.52 billion in 2016 and is projected to reach a value of US$3.23 billion by 2022,...

Global Food Traceability Market To Reach US$16 Billion By 2022

The global food traceability market is expected to grow at a CAGR rate of 5.56 percent, according to market intelligence agency Research and Markets.

Milk Processing Market In India To Hit US$53.1 Billion

The milk processing market in India will increase at a CAGR of 20.5 percent, according to market intelligence firm, Netscribes.

Indonesia And Peru Commit To Publish Vessel Tracking Data

The Peruvian government made a public commitment to make its national vessel tracking data publicly available through Global Fishing Watch.

China’s Beef Market Reached Over US$2.5 Billion In 2016

The import volume of beef in 2016 in China increased by 22.4 percent compared to 2015, according to market intelligence agency Research and Markets.

PureCircle Produces Stevia Extract With High Degree Of Sugar-Like Taste

PureCircle’s StarLeaf stevia extract contains over 20 times more sugar-like steviol glycoside content compared to standard stevia leaf varieties.

Opportunity In Prebiotic And Antioxidant-Rich White Chocolate

Consumers found little difference between white chocolate containing prebiotics, goji berry and/or sugar alternatives, and the control sample.

Barry Callebaut Introduces Fast Melting Chocolate Filling

The fast-melting chocolate filling has a firm texture that can be used in various chocolate applications such as pralines.

Tackling Obesity In ASEAN

Obesity prevalence is increasing rapidly in Southeast Asia, costing the region US$10 billion, based on a report by the Economist Intelligence Unit.

DNA And NGS To Ensure Food Authenticity, Traceability And Safety

Food companies can now utilise Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) techniques—the new generation in DNA testing—for food analysis.

Barentz Expands Into Vietnam

The activities of the Barentz office Vietnam will focus on nutrition and quality enhancement within the Vietnamese food industry.

Thailand Limiting Sugar Content

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Thailand submitted a bill to legislate for a maximum of 10 percent sugar and sweetener content in food...

MSC Strives For 20 Percent Of Fisheries To Be Certified Sustainable

Certified fisheries aim for larger populations of fish after certification, and compared to non-certified fisheries, have more stability in target stocks, according to the MSC.

Blurring Boundaries Create New Opportunities For Confectionery Industry

Manufacturers need to consider the wellbeing impact of their products to target sensory-seeking yet health-conscious consumers, according to market research agency GlobalData.

Thaifex-World Of Food Asia 2017 Opens

Amidst concerns of food security and sustainability in Asia, THAIFEX-World of Food Asia returns in its 14th edition to decode these challenges for future generations,...

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The Evolution Of IIoT: Manufacturing’s Next Act

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Case-Study: Meeting Canning Demands Positively

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Effective Disinfection In Breweries

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Replacing Conventional Plastics In Flexible Packaging

Squeezing Every Ounce Of Revenue From Meat & Poultry

Extrusion: The Revolution Of Mixing

Consumers globally are increasingly health conscious—they want healthier ingredients in food and drinks, with lesser sugar content. Transparency in where ingredients are sourced is also key in gaining consumer trust…

Impossible Is Possible

Baobab: The Ancient African Superfruit Making Waves In “Free-From”

Creating Potato Chips With Real Consumer Appeal

Recent studies in vitamin d have uncovered numerous benefits of the vitamin, which can be fortified in foods to help consumers meet recommended intakes. By Farah Nazurah

Fortifying Food To Complement The ‘Sunshine Vitamin’

The Power Of ‘Less’

How Should You Label? An Analysis Of Different ‘Vegetarian’ Terms

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