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Business News

Trans-Pacific Partnership Signed Amidst Controversy

Deemed the biggest trade agreement in history, the Trans-Pacific Partnership aims to eliminate tariffs and trade barriers between the 12 participating countries.

Nestle Buys Out Osem For US$840 Million

After more than 20 years of investing in Osem, Nestle has finally gained full ownership of the Israeli foodmaker.

ADM Acquires Harvest Innovations To Boost Ingredient Portfolio

With the plant proteins and gluten-free ingredients from Harvest Innovations, Archer Daniels Midland Company has increased its ability to cater to the current consumer trends...

Soda Pressing News: Proposed Taxes On Carbonated Drinks

Taxation on soft drinks might gain momentum after the World Health Organisation (WHO) backed imposing taxes on sugary drinks.

Texture Modifiers For Elderly-Targeted Foods To Become Mainstream

Food and beverages designed specifically for seniors’ nutrition yet takes into account the physiological challenges of elderly could shake up a category that is on...

Colour Plays A Vital Role In Consumer Purchasing Decisions

Sorbent technology can be used across all product categories to not only protect colour, but also prevent products from spoilage, mould growth, rancidity and loss...

Organic & Natural Health Association Drop Plans For ‘Natural’ Certification

The association has decided to abandon the initial plan to create a certified seal for ‘natural’ products, but aim to remain dedicated to defining the...

The Increasing Allure Of Going Glocal

In a changing global economy, even the goliaths have to start becoming more nimble and in touch with on the ground happenings.

New Regional Sales Director For Microscan, Greater China

Richard Cheng has been appointed the regional sales director for the barcode, machine vision and verification and lighting solutions provider for the Greater China region...

Demand For Organic Food To Rise Substantially In Coming Years

Consumers in fast developing countries such as China are expected to make the conversion to organic food over the coming years.

India’s Food Retail Market To Almost Triple By 2020

A large potential market for all domestic and international companies, the market will likely be worth INR61 trillion (US$895 million) by 2020, according to a...

NSF International Expands NZ-Australia Reach With Burwater Acquisition

The new group, NSF Burwater, will be a part of NSF International’s Food Safety and Quality Division, reporting to Peter Bracher, managing director at NSF...

Asia Will Drive Global Packaging Growth To Almost US$1 Billion

The region holds much potential for great growth as the consumer-class becomes more fully realised, and will drive growth in the global packaging market to...

General Mills Claims 75 Percent Natural

Besides its aim of achieving 100 percent natural colours and flavours by the end of 2017, the company is also transforming its products to offer...

GEA Opens Test Lab Catered To Food And Dairy Industry

The laboratory will test powder properties such as flowability, bulk density and particle size distribution, and help design powder packaging systems that optimise production and...

Cheese On The Rise Across The World

The global cheese market has been seeing a growth in the last few years, a trend that is expected to continue, according to Transparency Market...

Connell Brothers Names New President

Azita Owlia, the former vice president, has succeeded Ted Eliot upon his retirement at the end of 2015.

Future Market Insight: Meat Packaging To Grow

Emerging as well as developed markets will drive up demand for new and improved meat packaging, sustaining the industry’s growth between now and 2025.

Algae, The Upcoming Ingredient For Sports Nutrition

With a unique nutritional profile that can give athletes an energy boost even in small quantities, algae will be ‘one of the biggest industries of...

Anellotech Partners Suntory To Open Bio-Based Plastic Test Facility

The fruition of the partnership that began in 2012, the facility that will open in 2016 will develop and commercialise 100 percent bio-based plastics for...

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Analysing The 2016 Asia Pacific Food And Beverage Industry

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Asia-Pacific Lactose-Free Dairy Market: A Potential Market?

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Eliminating Sticky Food Waste

Minimising Allergen Risks

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Established in 1985, Asia Pacific Food Industry is the first BPA-audited magazine in the Asia Pacific region. As the magazine of choice for professionals in the food and beverage industry, APFI has been dishing out editorial coverage on the latest research, innovative technologies, health and nutrition trends, and market reports for more than three decades.

Asia Pacific Food Industry is published by Eastern Trade Media Pte Ltd, a fully-owned subsidiary of Eastern Holdings Ltd. The company owns numerous trade and consumer titles, including Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News and Industrial Automation Asia.

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