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Strong Growth In Global PET Demand, Rising At 5.8 Percent

The global polyethylene terephthalate (PET) market is experiencing an increasing demand especially in developing nations, according to a report by Transparency Market Research.

Biofortified Crops To Reach One Billion People By 2030

Biofortification is a cost-effective way to deliver micronutrients, and HarvestPlus, a program to develop and deliver biofortified nutritious crops, aims to reach one billion people...

Chia Seed Oil For Healthier Ice Cream

Ice cream fortified with chia seed oil, which contains omega-3 fatty acids, is healthier without compromising on taste, according to a study in Pakistan.

Fortified Instant Noodles Improve Nutrient Intake

Consumption of instant noodles is increasing in Asia. Fortifying wheat flour with vitamins and minerals may improve nutrient intake in Asia.

Seafood Made Sustainable—Kesennuma Shishiori

Located in Northwest of Tokyo, Kesennuma lies along the Sanriku sea waters—one of the world’s three largest fishing grounds, and the Kesennuma Shishiori Fisheries Processing...

ADM Unveils Flavour Creation Facility in Sydney

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Company opened a new centre in Sydney, which includes two application laboratories where prototypes for food and beverages can be produced.

Rising Global Consumption Of Ready-To-Drink Tea

Ready-to-drink (RTD) tea has seen a strong growth due to consumers’ rising health awareness, resulting in them turning to beverages offering health benefits.

Kautex Maschinenbau Appoints New Executive Vice President

Kautex Maschinenbau recently welcomed Geoffrey Chan as its executive vice president of its Chinese subsidiary Shunde Kautex Plastics Technology Company Limited.

Consumer Interest In Spicy Foods Continues To Rise

Consumers are showing a growing interest in hot and spicy foods, with new product launches increasing for nine years straight, according to a report by...

India: Takasago Opens First Flavour Facility in Chennai

Takasago, a Japanese flavour and fragrance company, opened its research and development as well as manufacturing plant at One Hub in Chennai with an investment...

tna Acquires Starch Mogul Manufacturer NID

The acquisition provides Australian equipment supplier tna with access to NID’s starch moulding technology and expands their services and products to more industry segments like...

Technavio: Strong Growth In The Global Gluten Free Market

New research from Technavio underscores the potential for bakers and cereals processors to boost their gluten-free sales in a market hungry for innovation and value.

AusPack 2017: Only Two Days Left At The Show

AusPack is currently ongoing, having opened on 7 March 2017, and it'll be closing in two days on 10 March 2017. Visitors are encouraged to...

Global Savoury Snacks Forecasted To Reach US$218 Billion

Asia Pacific and North America hold the largest regional share in the savoury snacks market in revenue, according to Grand View Research Incorporated.

PureCircle Unveils US$42 Million Stevia Plant In Malaysia

PureCircle’s facility expansion will enable increased stevia production for use by food and beverage companies.

Asia Shows Fastest Growth In Global Coffee Market

Three of the five fastest rising retail coffee markets are in Asia, with Indonesia leading the market at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of...

Global Cheese Market Forecast For 2017-2022

The global cheese market has grown at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.1 percent from 2009 to 2016.

Ready Meals Could Even Be Healthier Than Home Cooked Meals

With busier lifestyles, consumers are turning to meals that are convenient and hassle-free. Ready meals could even be more nutritious than food cooked from scratch...

India: Consumers Want Energising And Relaxing Products

The primary health concern in India is presently tiredness and fatigue, according to a study by Mintel, a global market intelligence agency, which has increased...

Alternative Sweeteners Predicted To Reach US$870 Million In 2020

The market for alternative sweeteners is rapidly increasing and is predicted to reach US$870 million in 2020 after annual profits of 3.7 percent.

With an ability to improve operational processes, warehouse management systems are becoming more popular today. Barcodes and RFID especially provide a great deal of advantages in managing inventory. By Pedro…

Sorting The Good From The Bad

QR Codes Offer New Possibilities To Connect With Millennials

Online Grocery Shopping On The Fast Lane

Consumers today are increasingly seeking functional foods and beverages for sustaining their energy on-the-go. Manufacturers can meet this demand and appeal to them with products including protein and fibre. By…

2017’s Top 10 Innovative Natural Ingredients For Sports Drinks

Increasing Fruit Juice Appeal To Millennial Consumers

Case-Study: Saving Cacaolat

Demands for food and beverage products are growing rapidly around the world and with consumer focus on shelf-life and hygiene, advances in packaging machinery can make companies more competitive and…

Delivering The Right Mix

Millennials Misunderstood

Processing And Producing For Healthy, Safe Convenient Foods

The concept of frozen dough and par-baking has shifted the economics of freshly baked bread, but can they match the perception of freshness and common characteristics that consumers readily look…

Permeate For Sports Recovery?

Cargill: Investing In Local Specialty Starch Production Facilities To Support F&B Growth In Asia

Betatene—Australia’s Own Natural Beta-Carotene

The term ‘omega-3’ usually first brings fish oils to mind, but there are also plant-based sources such as linseed or chia seed. These offer a more sustainable source while providing…

Vegetable Protein: A Winner?

Flavouring—The Science Of Innovation

Solving Malnutrition Through Affordable Food Fortification

The Stabimuls M30 NOS integrated compound allows manufacturers to replace fat in low-fat products, especially mayonnaise, without needing to add starch so as to maintain product texture, as is usually…

OCME: Rotary Weight Filler

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