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    The shelf-life of products is growing in importance, especially with Read More
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Symrise Launches New Asia-Pacific Innovation And Technology Centre

Located in Singapore, the innovation-centric investment will boost regional and local food manufacturing capabilities.

India: Beer Market To Reach 470 Billion Litres In 2017

India ranks among the top five markets in Asia Pacific in terms of beer volume sold, according to market research agency Research and Markets.

Cargill Opens US$100 Million Oilseed Plant In Northern China

The new facility aims to meet the market's need for high quality food products in North China.

Singapore’s Health Minister Encouraging Healthier Foods

Singapore’s health minister announced at Food Vision Asia that the government will support initiatives to fight the war on diabetes, and companies producing healthier food...

India: Chocolate Market Growing Rapidly

India is now one of the world’s fastest growing chocolate confectionery markets, with sales growing by 13 percent between 2015 and 2016, according to Mintel.

Lesaffre Unveils Its Regional Hub In Singapore

The hub houses baking and culinary centres, serving as collaborative spaces for product development as Asian consumers' palates and nutritional demands rapidly evolve.

Festo And RS Components Extend Partnership With New APAC Distribution Agreement

Effective in selected in Asia Pacific (APAC) markets, the partnership will serve to help RS address the gap in their pneumatics offering and Festo in...

NSF International Launches ‘Raised Without Antibiotics’ Certification

New protocol will help consumers identify animal products that do not contribute to growth of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Higher Protein Intake Increases Likelihood Of Infant Obesity

Baby formula contains higher levels of protein than breast milk, and believed to be a factor in childhood obesity, according to a study published in...

Pepsico Opens New Plant In Singapore

A first in 10 years, the new concentrate plant will increase efficiency and support performance with purpose goals of the company.

New Platform Opens To Achieve Global Framework For Seafood Traceability

Companies can register on the platform to join the two-year dialogue on new voluntary standards.

Global Food Robotics To Hit US$2.5 Billion

The global food robotics market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 12.8 percent from 2017 to 2022, according to Research and Markets. 

Baking Ingredients Market Forecast To Reach US$16.9 Billion

The baking ingredients market is estimated at US$13 billion in 2017, and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.4 percent to reach US$16.9...

China: High Stevia Volumes Despite Low Prices

China’s stevia market has been growing steadily, resulting in manufacturers finding ways to capitalise local and worldwide demand, according to CMM.

Food Traceability Market To Reach US$19 Billion By 2022

The global food traceability market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 12.2 percent, according to Stratistics MRC.

China: Fi Asia And ProPak Create One Stop Sourcing Platform

Food ingredients Asia China will be co-located alongside ProPak China at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) in July 2018.

Global Antimicrobial Packaging Market To Increase 5.6 Percent

The global antimicrobial packaging market is expected to rise to US$11.9 billion by the end of 2024, according to Transparency Market Research.

Consumers Seek Premium Ingredients In Chocolate

Dark chocolate is viewed by consumers as a healthier alternative to other types of chocolate.

SGS First To Audit Against The GFCO Standard

The GFCO audits will be conducted by SGS qualified auditors together with SGS’s food safety certification audits, or as a stand-alone service.

Efacec Handling Solutions Announced New Name: Consoveyo

With a new name, Efacec Handling Solutions (EHS) S.A. will be doing business as Consoveyo S.A. moving forward.

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An increasing amount of manufacturers are turning to dry lubrication, a solution that can help improve a company’s processes and environmental footprint, while reducing costs. Klara Svedberg, director of parts,…

Industrial-Grade Barcode For Accountability Tracking

Cost-Reducing Innovations In Cold Chain Storage & Logistics

Case-Study: Compact Actuators Add Flexibility To Bakery Machines

Chirag Sheth, global marketing manager at Videojet technologies, discusses about continuous ink jet (cij) and laser technologies and how beverage manufacturers can decide which will truly benefit their businesses.

More Than Just Energy

Case-Study: Making Labelling Machines Run Smoothly

Cold Coffee Revolution In Southeast Asia

Downtime caused by conveyor maintenance is not a given. Jerry Loh, general manager, Flexco Southeast Asia, shares how conveyor system maintenance affects productivity and which belt splicing method optimises your…

Choices, Choices, Choices! Selecting The Right Blender For Powder Mixing Plants

Accountability, Traceability, Transparency

Leveraging On HPP To Extend Shelf-Life

Oil is a critical element in the production of fried potato products. Using the right oil and managing it well during operation will allow manufacturers to better cater products to…

Shelf-Life Extension For Meat And Poultry

Prebiotic Ingredients: Multifunctional And Natural

Focusing On Anti-Staling Solutions For Bakery Products

By 2020, there will be a billion elderly people in the world. With the huge financial burden incurred by chronic diseases, people are shifting their focus towards disease prevention. Nutrient…

Getting In The Mix

Trendsetting Food & Nutrition For Thailand’s Ageing Population

Preserving Naturally With Probiotics

Linx has launched two laser coders in its csl range, csl10 (10 W) and csl30 (30 W), which are able to relay messages from the control unit to the marking…

NZMP: UHT Whole Milk Powder

IPI: Aseptic Filling Machine

Ingredion: Sweetener Systems

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