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Demand For Food Processing Technology In Asia Boosts Global Market

Increased global demand for food processing machinery comes from China, India and Saudi Arabia’s growing markets.

Havi Group Consolidates Companies Under One Brand Name

The supply chain provider has joined nearly all of its operating companies under one brand name.

Sappe Acquires Stake In All Coco, Plans To Expand Globally

Thai drink manufacturer and distributor Sappe has secured a 40 percent stake in All Coco, producer of ‘Nam Hom’ coconut water and desserts prepared from...

Ingredion To Acquire Thai Rice Starch and Flour Business

Ingredients solution provider Ingredion has agreed to acquire Sun Flour Industry Company Limited, a rice starch and flour business based in Banglen, Thailand.

After Brexit, Asia and Africa Might Become UK’s Biggest Suppliers

Asia and Africa could replace the European Union as largest exporters of fruit and vegetables for the United Kingdom (UK), following the UK’s departure from...

BW Container Systems Names New Vice President

Global packaging solutions firm BW Container Systems has appointed Jennifer Abella as its new Vice President.

Sustainable Projects Aim To Support Palm Oil Smallholders In Indonesia

When 40 percent of the world’s palm and palm kernel oil are produced by smallholders, the question of sustainability arises. Projects to support smallholders can...

Big Data Helps Solve Foodborne Illnesses

Using big data can speed up foodborne illness outbreaks investigations to just a few hours, compared to the weeks and months that traditional investigations take....

Natural Gum Can Improve Clean Label Tapioca Starch

A new study shows that natural gum like gum arabic (GA) can be used to improve the functionality of tapioca starch without impacting clean label...

New Insights Into Food Texture Sensation

New findings on how food viscosity and hardness are determined could provide more insights into refining the texture of foods, enhancing their appeal and satiety.

Innovations In Food Waste Management On The Rise

With food waste management (FWM) gaining traction, key emerging opportunities such as in converting food waste to products like plastics, fruit juices or liquid fuels...

Front-Of-Pack Claims More Effective For The Less Health-Conscious

Nutritional fact panels are increasingly more detailed, but for consumers who do not know how to read, or are not bothered with these facts, front-of-pack...

Bright Future For Functional Sugar

With the growing traction of plant protein drinks in China, international consulting company CCM predicts a strong future for functional sugar.

Barry Callebaut Opens Chocolate Facility In Mumbai

The Barry Callebaut Group has opened the doors to its new Callebaut Chocolate Academy centre and sales office in Mumbai, India. The facility will provide...

Chinese Companies Buy Australian Vitamin Maker For US$239 Million

Chinese drugmaker Shanghai Pharmaceuticals and private equity firm Primavera Capital have agreed to buy Australian vitamin maker Vitaco for A$313.7 million (US$239 million).

Mondelez To Enter China’s Chocolate Market

US company Mondelez is entering China’s US$2.8-billion chocolate market with its Milka brand in September this year. The brand will hit Chinese shelves with more...

India-Singapore’s Adani Wilmar Diversifies Into Value-added Foods

India-Singapore joint venture Adani Wilmar is planning to diversify into value-added foods and edible oils as it aims to reach a CAGR of 25 percent...

McDonald’s USA Plans To Remove Controversial Ingredients In Menu

McDonald’s Corp plans to replace corn syrup in hamburger buns with sucrose this month and intends to remove antibiotics from its chicken, in a move...

Wheat Variety From Australia Could Satisfy Asia’s Protein Demand

A wheat variety, termed ‘Tungsten’, developed in Western Australia could boost the nation’s export market, according to researchers. After 10 years in development, the seed...

Traceability Software To Drive Malaysia’s Durian Exports

Malaysia’s Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation has developed a traceability software to track the quality of its premium durians in order to boost exports,...

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is a big part of Industry 4.0, the fourth industrial revolution that is slowly changing the industry bit by bit, in all sectors including food…

An Eye On The Future Of Southeast Asia’s FMCG Industry

Least Cost Formulation: Knowing Your Fat From Your Lean

New Smart Labels For The Cold Chain

Legislations governing food labelling are becoming increasingly stringent, putting pressure on beverage manufacturers to produce clearer and more accurate information on products. Vision inspection technology can be one solution to…

High Pressure Processing On The Rise

Laser Coding For Beverages

Coding For Success In Food And Beverages

Every so often, new processing technologies emerge to help manufacturers become more productive, efficient, or save costs. What will the future of food technology look like? By Michelle Cheong

Case-Study: Automating For Efficiency

From Product To System—The Evolution Of Packaging Machine Design

Conveying At Its Best: Choosing The Ideal System For Your Needs

A guide to commonly used additives in everyday food, their applications, attributes and how they will continue to affect future food trends on a global scale. By TheRiceBowl.Asia, DPO International

Colouring Foods For Future-Proof Product Development

Softer For Longer

Unmasking Encapsulation— What Modern Encapsulants Can Do For You

With more consumers placing importance on health, they are also becoming aware of how to better take care of their bodies. What better place to start than with the gut…

Fermenting For Senior Nutrition

Fortifying In Asia

Plant-Based Dairy Alternatives

The Xevo TQ-XS mass spectrometer by Waters Corporation is a sensitive bench-top tandem quadrupole instrument. The system features a unique combination of ion optics, detection and ionisation technologies, enabling for…

Straits Wholefoods: Sweetener

Siko: Measuring Device

RPC Promens Consumer Nordics: Bio Polymer Bottle

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