• Case-Study: Seamlessly Connecting Production & Distribution

    Appointed to build and operate a client’s new distribution centre, Read More
  • Moving Into Digitalisation For The F&B Industry

    The fourth industrial revolution, digitalisation, is slowly getting adopted by Read More
  • Looking At Yoghurt Selections In Singapore

    Yoghurt is a common dairy product across all consumer age Read More
  • 2017 Food And Beverage Market’s Six Trends

    Identified by market intelligence agency Mintel, the 2017 global food Read More
  • Asia’s Snacking Trends

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Business News

Advertising Claims Now Less Colourful—But Verifiable

TÜV SÜD’s food experts explain why and how consumers have benefitted 10 years on from the European Health Claims Regulation that took effect on 1...

Grow Asia Announces New Collaboration With Philippine Business For Social Progress

The collaboration will drive agricultural development and sustainability in the Philippines by supporting the design, implementation, and funding of value chain initiatives that benefit smallholder...

Personalised Nutrition Emerging As Key For Long-Term Success

Found in a survey by organisers of Vitafoods Europe 2017, these include things such as individualised dietary guidelines, wearable technology, and personalised nutrition based on...

Tetra Pak To Open Closures Production Facility In Thailand

Located in the Rayong site in Thailand, the US$25.5 million facility that will open early 2018 will be dedicated to producing closures for carton packaging.

Asian Consumers More Into Healthy Eating Than Western Counterparts

Research survey has found distinct differences between Asian and Western consumers in attitudes towards nutrition and healthy eating.

DSM And Singapore Institute of Technology Collaborate To Support Future Food Technologists

The signed agreement will assure SIT students are provided with industry experience as part of a holistic learning approach.

Consumers Driving Global Energy Drinks Market

Valuing at US$50 billion in 2014, the global energy drinks market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 3.5 percent between 2015 and 2020,...

Food Thickeners Market Forecast To Grow

Comprising hydrocolloids, protein and starch, the food thickeners markets is expected to reach US$15.8 billion by 2022, reports Markets and Markets.

Obesity Rapidly Ascending To Number One Killer Worldwide

Emphasising on the preventability of worldwide obesity, Dr Patricia Bragg, CEO of Bragg Live Food Products calls for all countries to be responsible and focus...

Demand For Oilseed Products Drives Market Growth

Comprising soybean, rapeseed, sunflower, cottonseed and more, the oilseed processing market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 7.37 percent from 2016 to 2022,...

“Free-From” Trend Reaches Even Ice Cream

Accommodating to consumer demands for ‘Free From’, manufacturers are finding vast opportunities for growth in even the ice cream and frozen dessert categories, according to...

Organic Food And Beverages Market To Reach US$328 Million By 2022

Comprising organic beverages, fruit, vegetables, coffee and tea sub segments, the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 16.4 percent between 2016 to...

Increasing Flavonoid Intake Can Help With Weight Management

Flavonoids, found in fruits and vegetables, helped significantly lower total body fat and abdominal fat in women, found a British study.

New Network To Bridge Multi-Billion-Dollar Financing Gap In Rural Areas

The Smallholder Agriculture Finance and Investment Network (SAFIN) will bring together private, public and philanthropic sectors and rural farmers and enterprises to resolve rural financing...

Researchers Develop Renewable Plastic From Pine Trees

Made from pinene, a fragrant chemical that gives pine trees their distinctive ‘Christmas smell’, possible applications of the plastic include food packaging, plastic bags, and...

Optimistic Outlook For Indonesia Food & Beverage Industry

While the Industry Ministry of Indonesia has set the F&B industry’s growth target at 7.5-7.8 percent, players in the industry are optimistic that growth will...

DuPont Nutrition & Health Reaches 100 Percent Certified Sustainable Palm Oil Emulsifiers

Completing its switch to 100% certified sustainable palm oil and palm oil derivatives for its global emulsifier production, the company has fulfilled its pledge to...

New Appointments At Crisp Sensation

Crumb coating innovator and full service provider Crisp Sensation has announce several key appointments that signal the company’s successful growth and expansion plans for markets...

IFAD: Billions Needed To Eradicate Poverty And Hunger

An estimated US$265 billion a year is needed to achieve the first two Sustainable Development Goals to end poverty and hunger by 2030, and the...

Australia: Vegan Foods Going Strong

A significant rise in number of veggie and vegan foods available in Australia has been observed over the past few years, and Mintel Global New...

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With the increasing complexity relating to the movement and regulations of food and beverage products across the world, manufacturers have to implement measures to safeguard themselves and the insurance industry…

Market Outlook 2017: The Future Of Warehouse And Logistics

Market Outlook 2017: Maintaining Food Safety In The Factory

Market Outlook 2017: Automation In The F&B Industry

While still craving sweetness, consumers are more wary of high-sugar products that include or add artificial ingredients. Manufacturers can make use of stevia to sweeten beverages naturally and in a…

Enhancing Shelf Appeal

Case-Study: Diversity Through Flexibility Production Lines

Market Outlook 2017: Analysing The Beverage Industry

In the dynamic global market where competition is ever more intense, it is vital for packaging professionals to select suitable inks for different printing applications in order to achieve the…

Market Outlook 2017: Processing Food For Consumers

Market Outlook 2017: Packaging Technology—Trends And Advice

Market Outlook 2017: What Is ‘In’ With Packaging?

Eating with your eyes alone may link to negative health effects if artificial dyes are involved. Natural food colourants not only colour food naturally, but also healthily and with added…

Ensuring Shelf-Life Through Oxidative Stability

Meeting Functional Demands Through Big Data

Market Outlook 2017: Incorporating Consumer Demands With Ingredients

Ongoing consumer demand for ‘optimal nutrition’ and more personalisation is spurring new product innovations. Arwika Ussahatanon, food and communications specialist, explains.

Equalising Nutrition: Tackling Consumer Confusion

Building A Healthier Future

Market Outlook 2017: Healthy & Nutritious Ingredients Continue Trending

The 7610 fibre laser marking system addresses the needs of high-speed production lines and engraving applications, and saves time, materials and manpower. Specially designed for high-speed beverage, pharmaceutical and extrusion…

Vega Instruments: Radar Level Sensor

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