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    How does one stay atop the seafood industry? Novelle Lim, Read More
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    The future of food is in “convenience.” Why is this Read More
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Candy And Snack Industry Trends Of 2016

Several trends in the candy and snack industry have emerged from the Sweets & Snacks Expo organised by The National Confectioners Association and held last...

New Robotic Systems In Chilean Dairy Farm To Create World’s Biggest Robotic Milking Farm

Fundo El Risquillo, a large farm in Chile with 6,500 dairy cows, will be installing 64 DeLaval VMS milking robots, making it the world’s largest...

Snacking Trend Leads To Rise In Global Packaging

2015 saw food packaging sales rise by 3 percent globally to reach 1.97 billion units, according to Euromonitor International 2016 packaging data.

Halal Ingredients Market Estimated At US$245 Billion

The global market for halal ingredients is estimated at US$245 million, according to a report by Reuters.

GNT Increases Capacities For Blue And Green Colouring Foods

GNT, a global provider of colouring foods, has started the construction of an additional spirulina plant at its headquarters in the Netherlands, which will more...

Videojet’s New Coloured Inks Help To Reduce Packaging Waste

To reduce packaging waste and increase productivity, Videojet Technologies, a supplier of coding, marking and printing solutions, has formulated two new environmentally-friendly coloured inks for...

Foodtech Start-Up Eunoia Launches To Help F&B Businesses

Eunoia, a Singapore-based food technology start-up has launched with S$800,000 (US$589,000) in seed funding. Eunoia helps food and beverage (F&B) businesses reduce operational costs. It...

Heineken And Asia Brewery To Form Joint Venture In Philippines

Dutch beer maker Heineken has signed an agreement with Asia Brewery to create a new joint venture in the Philippines. The deal will form a...

Australian Firm Develops Method To Sell ‘Raw Milk’

Sydney-based company Made by Cow has obtained the approval of the New South Wales Food Authority to sell a bottled ‘cold-pressed raw milk’ that uses...

C&C Group Signs New Distribution Agreement With InterBev Singapore

C&C Group has signed a distribution partnership with InterBev Singapore, a subsidiary of ThaiBev, to strengthen the presence of its Magners brand in the country.

DuPont Opens ASEAN Headquarters In Singapore

DuPont announced the opening of its ASEAN headquarters in Singapore, designed as a science and technology hub that is part of the company’s efforts to...

Nine Trending Foods In 2016

Nine natural food trends expected to make an impact in packaged foods and foodservice menus have been selected by Sterling-Rice Group.

Grow Asia Reaches New Landmark

Established by the World Economic Forum and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Secretariat, the platform has enabled almost half a million smallholder farmers...

Global Grain Production Set To Persist With Second-Biggest Crop On Record

A global grain production that has persisted over the last three years is set to continue next season, as grain harvest expand to the second-highest...

Bühler Aeroglide Appoints New Director Of Product Management

Brian Hinkle will oversee product development in the company, where food safety continues to be an important driver.

Japanese More Adventurous With Wine Choices: Wine Intelligence

According to the ‘Japan Landscapes 2016’ report by Wine Intelligence, the number of drinkers in Japan who regularly try new and different styles of wine...

Halal Labelling Set To Grow

With the halal market expected to grow significantly over the next four years, halal labelling will follow suit, according to Euromonitor International.

PFP Group Plans Halal Food Plant In Malaysia

PFP Group, a major Thai frozen seafood processor, plans to set up a halal food plant in Malaysia, estimated to cost 150 million baht (US$4.2...

India Yoghurt Market Set To Cross US$1 Billion Mark By 2021: TechSci Research Report

According to a report by TechSci Research titled “India Dairy Products Market By Product Type, Competition Forecast &; Opportunities, 2011–2021”, the yoghurt market in India...

Novel Ingredients From Food Waste Finding New Applications

Novel ingredients are being created from food waste as sustainability and technological advances are improving extraction and processing methods. These novel ingredients are finding new...

Chinese bottled water manufacturer Nongfu Spring previously had a four-litre family sized bottle which was only available in high density polyethylene (HDPE). Wanting to make the switch from HDPE to…

Activity Labelling: Revolutionising Our Public Health

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

Growing Demand For Halal Testing

In a world that emphasises on food safety, electron beam technology is fast gaining popularity as a method for sterilisation of carton packaging in beverages with its multiple and various…

Aseptic Filling--A Safer And Greener Solution

Quenching New Thirsts In Emerging Markets

Looking Ahead: Eight Key Beverage Industry Trends For 2017

The increasingly complex and challenging recipes that consumers demand for today mean manufacturers need to adapt in order to survive. How can manufacturers improve their manufacturing methods to satisfy customers…

Picking For The Right Mix

Steel Belts For Hygiene, Productivity And Product Quality

Metalised Film: Time To Act

What these baking industry experts have to say is critical knowledge regarding the Asian baking industry and its markets. By Gilles Edouard Salmon, sales director of SAF-Viet JV Company; Michael…

Harnessing The Power Of Chocolate With Reduced Sugar

Choosing The Right Fibre Ingredient: “The Five C’s”

Vitamin A: Gaining A Better View Of Its Benefits

Babies are our future, and the most treasured customers of all. But between food scares and growing rates of childhood obesity, how can one provide safe, adequate and responsible nutrition…

The Expanding Need For Functional Foods

Securing The Future Of Nutrition For Generations To Come

Building The Foundation For Life-Long Health

The LeakProtego is a fully automated leak testing system that helps food processors ensure that individual modified atmosphere packages (MAP) are not leaving facilities with undetected micro leaks. This online…

Festo: Valve Terminal

ADM: Soya Protein Fibre

Thermo Fisher: High Pressure Ion Chromatography System

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