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Business News

Food Ingredients Europe– The Show Will Still Go On

Despite the Paris terror attacks, Fi Europe will still carry on as planned this week, from 1-3 December. Organisers have stepped up security measures to protect the suppliers and visitors...

Innova Market Insights Presents 2016 Top 10 Food & Beverage Trends

Apart from clean and clear labelling and ‘free from’ foods that gained traction in 2015, the emerging trends for 2016 include the rise of ‘flexitarians’, natural or back-to-the-past food processing...

DDW Acquires SVZ International’s KleurCraft For Colouring Foods

With this acquisition, DDW, the colour house, expands its portfolio of colouring foods, custom formulations and related technology.

Tetra Pak And DeLaval Commit To Up-skill Dairy Farm Management In China

Tetra Pak and DeLaval, sister companies in the Tetra Laval Group, have signed a five-year agreement with the Dairy Association of China to provide training to Chinese dairy farm managers....

Thai Union’s Acquisition Of Bumble Bee Seafoods To Be Announced Soon

Thai Union Frozen Products Public Company Limited (TUF) expects US authorities to rule on 18 December 2015 on whether their proposed acquisition for the seafood company will be approved.

Atlas Copco To Acquire Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum

The US$514 million transaction of Oerlikon Corporation’s Leybold Vacuum segment is expected to close in the first half of 2016, subject to regulatory merger approvals in a number of countries...

Golden Agri-Resources Launches Peat Rehabilitation Project In Indonesia

With this project, the palm oil producer aims to boost sustainability commitments, help Indonesia tackle the complex fire and haze problems, and re-engage with The Forest Trust.

Solvay Opens China Vanillin Manufacturing Facility

Located in Zhenjiang, within the Jiangsu province of China, the new vanillin manufacturing facility boosts Solvay Aroma Performance’s production capacities of the compound by 40 percent, and improves their presence...

Fonterra To Sell 50 Percent Stake In DairiConcepts To US Dairy Farmers Of America

The NZD$196 million (US$129 million) purchase by the Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) will be completed on 31 December 2015.

SGS Achieves Accreditation For BRC Agents & Brokers Standard

The inspection, verification, testing and certification company can now certify all parts of the food chain against a globally recognised standard.

ADM Expands Food- And Feed-Ingredient Production In China

The Tianjin plant will produce soluble fibre for food and beverage companies, while that in Nanjing will serve the country’s livestock industry.

Dairy Alternatives Market To Reach US$19.5 Billion By 2020

The recent report by MarketsandMarkets projects the market to increase at a rate of 15.5 percent annually until 2020, and driving this is the Asia-Pacific region.

Hard Fat Replacer To Be Soon Available

Solazyme, a company that creates renewable oils and ingredients for sustainable products, has announced that its latest micro-algae-based ingredient, an algae butter, will be available from early 2016.

Cargill And Mondelēz International Partner To Support Indonesia’s Cocoa Industry

Cargill and Mondelēz International are collaborating to introduce a two-and-a-half year program in Indonesia to support the country’s cocoa industry, specifically to improve the livelihood of smallholder cocoa farmers and...

DuPont Board Of Directors Gains New Chair And CEO

The DuPont board of directors has announced their new chairman and chief executive officer (CEO), Edward D. Breen, who has served as interim chair and CEO of the board since...

Globalisation has opened our world to the diverse platform it is today, and Asia, as one of the most enchanting markets, is attracting even once domestic-oriented companies from sophisticated countries…

Food Fraud Across The Global Supply Chain

Smallholder Farmers, Our Future

Staying Compliant with China’s New Food Safety Law

Milk and dairy products are globally advertised as healthy and essential to the daily diet as it contains vital nutrients, vitamins and the presence of all essential amino acids. Yet,…

2000 Year-Old Seawater All Bottled In

Antioxidant Properties Of Yeasts In Foods And Beverages

Broccoli’s Glucoraphanin Packs A Powerful Detoxification Punch

Imagine a wet slippery surface that lets viscous liquids glide with ease. Now, imagine it as environmentally friendly, made from FDA-approved foods, and can be used in both food manufacturing…

Minimising Allergen Risks

Keeping Up With Packaging Technology

The Smart Way Of Pre-Mixing

Taste, smell and texture have long been associated with eating enjoyment but there is one characteristic that is yet to be fully explored: sound. The noise food makes influences perceived…

Molecular Encapsulation For Stable Emulsions

Colourfully Natural

The Changing Cake & Dessert World

Enjoying high consumer awareness, the backing of an EFSA Article 13.1 health claim, and regularly the subject of studies designed to unlock its full potential, vitamin C remains firmly associated…

Functional Foods—The Silver Lining In Ageing

Eyeballs On Elderly Nutrition

Knowing Your Omega-3: Source, Efficacy And Quality

Tetra Pak’s newly launched Tetra Pak TR/G7 is a low-cost, high-performance filling machine for chilled distribution. With a capacity of 6,500 gable top packages per hour, the machine is environmentally…

Tate & Lyle: Clean-Label Starches

Sidel: PET Packaging And Bottling Solution

Bosch: Robotic Packaging Solutions

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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 two 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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