• Delving Into Texturants: Benefits And Opportunities

    Texturants are becoming increasingly used in food and beverage applications Read More
  • Sugar Confectionery: Maintaining Taste & Texture

    Consumers are looking for unique tastes, such as sourness, throughout Read More
  • The Future Of Food And Food Operations

    Peter van Deursen, chief executive officer, Asia Pacific, Cargill, shares Read More
  • Asian Consumer Preference For Natural Colours And What It Means For Dairy

    Asia continues to be a growing market for dairy products, Read More
  • Juice: A Market With Great Potential

    Libby Costin, vice president marketing, Tetra Pak, shares more with Read More
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GNT Group Appoints New Distributor For Taiwan

Heng Yi Trading Company Limited has been announced as GNT’s official service agent for the Taiwanese market. With the new partnership, the company takes a...

Asia Pacific An Opportune Market For Sparkling Water

Accounting for 15.3 percent of the global sparkling water market at the moment, the Asia Pacific market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of...

Ingredion Completes Acquisition Of Chinese Starch Manufacturer

Initially reported earlier this year, Ingredion has now successfully completed the acquisition of Shandong Huanong Specialty Corn Development Company Limited in China.

Digitalisation Is Inevitable, It’s Just A Matter Of Speed

The countries of Southeast Asia might be only emerging markets at the moment, but the speed at which they are developing is unprecedented. Digitalisation of...

Exhibition Review: Food Week Korea

Recognised as the world’s 13th largest economy, Korea has a forecast annual GDP growth of about 3.9 percent by 2019. Despite the present unstable global...

Matcon Appoints New Finance Director

Israr Ghulam succeeds Stephen Ball, present managing director at the company, and will manage his duties alongside his other position as finance and site director...

Rabobank: Global Dairy Trade Still Unsettled

Trade in dairy and dairy-related products has been affected by several issues in recent years, and still there are challenges to be overcome, reported the...

Givaudan Expands Flavour Innovation Centre In Singapore

The CHF5 million (US$4.91 million) investment enhances the flavour and fragrance company’s capabilities to innovate in the Asia Pacific region.

Exhibition Review: Food Japan 2016

Rebranded as Food Japan this year, the exhibition for Japanese F&B related products and services concluded for its fifth successful showcase with a turnout of...

TÜV SÜD: What Do Consumers Think Of When They See “Organic”?

Not all consumers understand the term, and associate it more with the type and manner of production processes rather than compliance with specific thresholds, reports...

Bühler Aeroglide Appoints New Director Of Product Management

Paul Branson, previously product manager for Aeroglide’s global industrial markets, will now serve as director of product manager for Bühler Aeroglide, a company that deals...

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Made Simple With New Counter

Grow Asia, a multi-stakeholder partnership platform that catalyses action on inclusive agricultural development in Southeast Asia, has launched the Grow Asia Counter, a greenhouse gas...

Asia Pacific Energy Drink Market To Grow At CAGR 4.5 Percent From 2015-2020

Though it’s still an emerging regional segment market, it has been experiencing a rush in popularity in countries such as China and India which in...

Corbion Constructs 75kTpa PLA Bioplastics Plant

The plant, located at the existing Corbion site in Rayong, Thailand, will produce a range of polylactic acid (PLA) neat resins, from standard PLA to...

Vietnamese Consumers Splash Out On Drinks

With a population of more than 93 million, that’s increasing both in size and purchasing power, Vietnam is an extremely attractive market to the food...

IFAD: Look To Drylands For Global Food Security

A new report was recently launched by the United Nation’s (UN) International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), and it revealed the crucial role the world’s...

Lucozade Ribena Suntory To Lower Beverage Sugar Content By 50 Percent

Drinks producer Lucozade Ribena Suntory will reformulate its beverage portfolio to contain less than 4.5 grams of total sugar per 100 ml by July 2017.

Autumn Leaves For Colourants And Nutraceuticals? Yes, Say Scientists

A process allowing for the extraction of compounds from fallen leaves could potentially be used to provide natural colourants, say researchers at VTT Technical Research...

Meiji Invests JPY 5 Billion To Expand Functional Yoghurt Plant

The Japanese food producer will spend a total of five billion yen (US$47.9 million) to expand its Saitama plant’s capacity for functional yoghurt.

37 European F&B Companies On High-Level Business Mission To Southeast Asia

45 representatives from 37 food and beverage companies from over 16 European Union (EU) Member States from Belgium to the UK went on a regional...

Involving matters of life or death for consumers, and image and reputation for food manufacturers, food safety is a key component that has to be managed today. What exactly should…

The Future Of Food And Food Operations

Gaining An Edge In Bakery

Tastes Of Chocolate Around Asia

Especially in Asia, the abundant lactose-intolerant consumer population could potentially drive the lactose-free dairy market. However, taste and texture still remain key factors for these consumers. How can manufacturers meet…

Enhancing Product Appeal In Fruit-Based Beverages

Asian Consumer Preference For Natural Colours And What It Means For Dairy

Juice: A Market With Great Potential

Kneading techniques are an essential basic element of baking, and with the increasing consumer demand for bakery products, manufacturers need to produce these in faster and more efficient manners while…

Exploring Inspection— The Journey To Quality Assurance

Case-Study: Balancing Traditional And Modern

Dense Phase Conveying For Safe, Efficient And Gentle Transfer

Texturants are becoming increasingly used in food and beverage applications as they can improve product mouthfeel and texture. What are texturants, and how can manufacturers benefit from their use? Gerd…

Creamy Chocolate Centres For Premium Bakes

Stevia—A Natural Way To Reduce Sugar In Bakery And Confectionery

From Building Blocks To Culinary Creations

Born of the mother sea, from where life has evolved, the solution for healthier hearts and longer lives could be found in seaweed. Lynn Cornish, seed stock manager, Acadian Seaplants…

Sugar Confectionery: Maintaining Taste & Texture

Closing In On Calcium

The Numerous Health And Savoury Attributes Of Yeast

Under its ball and spherical bearing series, Igus offers plastic products that are both lubricant-free and detectable. These guarantee that no lubricants or plastics enter the production chain during operation…

Ecolean: On-The-Go Package

Yumix: Clasper Two-Compartment, Snap-Fit Bottle

Wolke: Enhanced Web Interface

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