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

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  • 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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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.

Olam Signs Five-Year Loan To Help Four Food Processing Facilities

The US$175 million loan agreement with IFC, a member from the World Bank Group, will finance Singapore-based Olam International’s four food processing facilities in Nigeria...

Oxfam Reviews Big 10 Food Firms’ Sustainability Efforts

With promises and pledges for not only sustainability, but food security and worker’s rights too, how are the world’s top 10 food firms progressing? Oxfam’s...

Singaporean Manufacturers Eyeing The Indian Market

With India predicted to become the world’s fifth largest consumer economy by 2025, it is no wonder Singaporean manufacturers want to enter this market.

Almond Gaining An Edge Over Dairy For Milk

The increasing consumer interest in plant-based diets are feeding growth for milk alternatives, especially that of almond, says market researcher Nielsen.

IFAD Signs To Help Sri Lankan Smallholder Farmers

The financial agreement between the United Nation’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the government of Sri Lanka will improve food security and support...

Swisslog Acquires Power Automation Systems

With the acquisition, Swisslog Warehouse and Distribution Solutions has now enhanced its portfolio of the pallet shuttle automated storage and retrieval systems offerings.

Food Bank Singapore Rolls Out The Food Pantry Shop

Selling food items at just SGD$1 (US$0.74), The Food Pantry Shop which will sell consumable food close to expiry date aims to reduce food wastage.

Food Industry Asia Names New Executive Director

Matt Kovac, former interim executive director for the organisation, has been appointed executive director, effective 1 April 2016.

Adding Vegetables For Healthier Snacking

With healthy snacking picking up, adding vegetables and savoury flavours might be ways to further encourage growth, predict industry experts.

Asia Pacific’s Mega Trends

According to market researcher Mintel, four mega-trends are dominating the Asia Pacific food and beverage market: healthier alternatives, brand stories, visual eating and changing lifestyles.

Shanghai’s Blacklist List Expanded With Stricter Penalties

Following recent scandals, the Shanghai food and drug administration (FDA) will expand their food and drug blacklist, and violators will face stricter inspections, more public...

Thai Union Invests In US$5.7 Million R&D Project

The pilot plant launched by the Thai seafood-based products producer will extend its research and development (R&D) capabilities.

Singapore’s JTC Food Hub @ Senoko Signs Its First Tenants

The country’s first food manufacturing complex is well on track to becoming fully occupied when it opens in 2017 Q2.

tna Appoints New General Manager

Magdy El Dessouky has been named general manager for Australia by food processing and packaging solutions provider, tna.

More Cross-Category Beverages Today

According to a Mintel report, there are more beverages today that combine two or more drink categories in order to better satisfy consumer demands, causing...

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The Tastes Of Tomorrow

Staying ‘In’ With Seafood

Convenience In Consumption

Every manufacturer needs to keep up with consumers’ demands. What consumers want, they should be able to have. One such demand is that for ‘food in a bottle,’ and beverage…

The Rife And Rave Of Flexible Packaging

Smart Packaging Is Creating New Possibilities For Beverages

Malt Beverages For Energy

Kyle Thomas, strategic business unit (SBU) manager at Eagle Product Inspection, looks at the rising popularity of metalised film as a packaging format and the increased need for x-ray inspection…

Food Grade Lubricant Registration 101

Conveying Innovation In Food Processing

A Flexible Solution For A Tough Problem

Preservation has long been critical to meat processors and today, shelf¬-life is top of the agenda. Consumers are demanding for more natural solutions than artificial ones to keep meat fresh…

Selecting Ingredients To Manage Shelf-Life

Algae—‘Pond Scum’ No Longer

Gelatin—The Solution For Natural, Healthy Indulgence

With an estimated nine-billion strong global population by 2050, providing sufficient nutrition would require concerted, collective efforts from food manufacturers, producers, governments, civil society and consumers to take place now.…

Building The Foundation For Life-Long Health

Unlocking The Potential Of Soya Protein

Plants— The Future Of Meat

Bühler launched the ProSortX, an operating system that provides users with an interface for their optical sorters. The new operating system enables users to adjust their Bühler sorters more efficiently.…

Bekum: Blow Moulding Machines

Baker Perkins: Technology For Depositing 3D Jellies

Tetra Pak: Processing Technology

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