• The Bar Is Raising On Product Inspection: Are You Ready?

    Food safety is a top priority for food manufacturing companies Read More
  • Growing Demand For Halal Testing

    Mark Sykes, scientific advisor at Fera Science Limited in the Read More
  • The Tastes Of Tomorrow

    Consumers want to have more say in the products coming Read More
  • Staying ‘In’ With Seafood

    How does one stay atop the seafood industry? Novelle Lim, Read More
  • Convenience In Consumption

    The future of food is in “convenience.” Why is this Read More
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Business News

US Organic Sales Hit New Record Of US$43.3 Billion

According to the Organic Trade Association’s (OTA) 2-16 Organic Industry Survey, conducted from January to March this year, the US organic industry posted new records...

New Zealand Launches Food Safety Science And Research Centre

A New Zealand Food Safety Science and Research Centre has recently opened at the Manawatu campus of Massey University in Palmerston North. A partnership between...

Asia’s Beverage Market Expected To Experience Unprecedented Growth By 2021

By 2021, Asia is predicted to contribute two-thirds of global incremental beverage consumption, with China alone responsible for one-third of the additional volume, according to...

Russia Looks To Asian Businesses In Dairy Production

Businesses in Vietnam and Thailand plan to invest a total of US$3.7 billion in milk and dairy production in Russia, helping the country replace imports...

South Korea’s Confectionery Giant Orion To Establish Joint Venture With Indonesian Counterpart Delfi

South Korea’s snack giant Orion Confectionery, known for its Choco Pies, announced on 12 May 2016 that it was joining up with Indonesian counterpart Delfi...

Elopak To Enter Japanese Market With Pure-Pak Cartons

Nippon Paper Industries has entered into a license agreement with liquid food packaging supplier Elopak to introduce its Pure-Pak carton shapes in the Japanese market.

Taiwan Introduces Law Amendments To Avert EU Ban On Seafood

The Taiwanese Government is working to change the legal framework of the fishing industry to avert EU trade sanctions on its seafood trade.

FAO: Global Food Prices Increase For Third Consecutive Month

According to the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO), global prices of key staple food commodities rose in April, making it the third consecutive monthly increase...

Beijing To Release Stockpiled Frozen Pork To Satisfy Demand

To contain inflation and satisfy growing demand, China’s capital city will be releasing some of its frozen pork reserves into the market for the first...

Fewer Australian Beef Exports To The US

US, one of Australia’s key beef markets, has taken 34 percent less beef for the first quarter of the year.

Rise In Organic Milk Demand Leads To Surge In Payout Forecast

Dairy giant Fonterra has forecast a 63 percent jump in its payout for organic milk for the 2016/17 season. The company's opening market-linked organic milk...

Nestlé To Accelerate Sodium Reduction Efforts

Nestlé has announced earlier this month that it will accelerate efforts to reduce sodium levels.

Robert H. Bourque, Jr. Named New President Of Crown Asia Pacific

Supplier of packaging products Crown Holdings has appointed Robert H. Bourque, Jr. as the new president of Crown Asia Pacific.

Veolia Water Technologies Appoints Chief Executive Officer For Asia Pacific Region

Veolia Water Technologies has announced the appointment of Frederic Thery as its new chief executive officer for Asia Pacific. He now oversees Veolia’s business in...

DSM Partners SMU For Sustainability In Asia

The US$147,000 DSM Senior Fellow in Partnership and Sustainability that was established at Singapore Management University (SMU) will help to advance knowledge, foster best practices,...

Cambridge Engineered Solutions Expands International Network

The metal conveyor belt manufacturer has announced its representatives in countries such as Denmark, India, Japan, Oceania, and Romania.

World’s First Global Halal Alliance Launched

Involving all sectors of the halal value chain, the Alliance seeks to work collaboratively and provide solutions for an innovative and sustainable global halal economy.

TPP To Open The Vietnamese Market

With the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) set to eliminate the country’s tariffs on imports, the emerging Vietnam market will soon be opened to all players for...

Asia Pacific Takes The Forefront With Chocolate

With the improving economic conditions in the emerging countries, Asia Pacific’s chocolate market is set to grow two percent faster than Europe and North America...

More Going For ‘Meals For One’

More consumers are eating alone, in favour of ad-hoc eating behaviour and continuous snacking than sit-down family meals, reports Hartman Group.

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Food safety is a top priority for food manufacturing companies today, increasing the demand for inspection systems. What should companies be mindful of and what tips can they use to…

Growing Demand For Halal Testing

The Tastes Of Tomorrow

Staying ‘In’ With Seafood

Ensuring safety in beverages is important for consumer health, and one such way to do this for manufacturers is through mass spectrometry during beverage processing. By Vincent Lau, field marketing…

Dual Filling For Double The Satisfaction

The Rife And Rave Of Flexible Packaging

Smart Packaging Is Creating New Possibilities For Beverages

Staffan Karlsson, global marketing manager for Sandvik Process Systems, explains how the qualities that made steel belts so well-suited to food processing throughout the last century will ensure their continued…

Metalised Film: Time To Act

Food Grade Lubricant Registration 101

Conveying Innovation In Food Processing

Vitamin a might be the most underrated of all vitamin alphabet hybrids, never really gaining the scurvy-beating, capsule-pushing fame of vitamins c and d. Recent research exploring the health benefits…

‘Meating’ The Time Challenge: Extending Shelf-Life In Meat

Selecting Ingredients To Manage Shelf-Life

Algae—‘Pond Scum’ No Longer

More are calling the obesity crisis an ‘epidemic’, but what has caused this, and what needs to happen to turn it around? What can be done at the individual, government,…

Securing The Future Of Nutrition For Generations To Come

Building The Foundation For Life-Long Health

Unlocking The Potential Of Soya Protein

Multivac’s R 235, a thermoforming packaging machine, has been developed for packing sliced products. It is equipped with standard format sets and sealing dies tailored to producing flat packs of…

Multi-Fill: Pocket Filler

KHS: Interior Coating Machine

Flexicon: Bulk Bag Discharging Station

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