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Traceability Software To Drive Malaysia’s Durian Exports

Malaysia’s Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation has developed a traceability software to track the quality of its premium durians in order to boost exports,...

Azelis Announces Strategic Appointments Including Asia

Asia represents a significant growth for the company, and following a rapid growth trajectory in China and Japan in particular, the newly appointed CEO and...

Beijing's Tsing Capital To Establish Food and Agriculture Fund In Australia

Beijing-based investment management company Tsing Capital plans to establish an AU$1 billion (US$752.3 million) fund for specialist food and agriculture investment in Australia.

Investment In Indonesia’s Processed Food And Beverage Industry Expected To Surpass US$3.9 Billion

Investment in Indonesia's processed food and beverage industry is expected to surpass IDR50 trillion (US$3.9 billion) in 2016, up 16 percent year-on-year from IDR43 trillion...

Foreign Ownership Limit Removed From Vietnam’s Vinamilk

The Vietnam’s government has removed a longstanding foreign-ownership limit on dairy manufacturer Vinamilk (Vietnam Dairy Products JSC) , which is the one of the country’s...

Joint Venture Formed In Vietnam To Develop Supply Chain For Soybean Products

One of Vietnam’s largest producer of soybean oil Bunge Limited and Wilmar, the world's largest palm oil processor and one of the biggest soybean buyers,...

Global Sports Nutrition Market To Grow 8.27 Percent By 2020

Research and Markets forecasts the global sports nutrition market to grow at a CAGR of 8.27 percent during the period 2016 to 2020.

American-Indian Dairy Manufacturer Starts Second Plant In Punjab

Dairy company Schreiber Dynamix Dairies Pvt Ltd (SDDPL), a joint venture between US-based dairy manufacturer Schreiber Foods and the Indian dairy company Dynamix Dairies, has...

Japan’s Ajinomoto To Increase Production In Vietnam

Japanese company Ajinomoto Co. has announced that they will be increasing production capacity at its Bien Hoa Factory in Dong Nai, Vietnam to meet growing...

New Milk Facility Opens Asia Markets To Australian Dairy Farmers

A new dairy plant, as part of the joint venture between Au Lait Australia and Nature One Dairy, will establish a direct link for Darling...

Food Industry Asia To Represent Region On Global Food Code

Having been granted the observer status by the Codex Alimentarius Commission (Codex), Food Industry Asia (FIA) is now Asia’s first industry-wide representation on international food...

Celsius Partners With YHS Singapore To Expand Into Southeast Asian Region

Celsius Holdings, which produces Celsius, a negative calorie drink, has announced a major expansion of the brand’s international distribution network through a partnership with YHS...

Growth In Snacks Industry Slowed Down In 2015

New research by Euromonitor showed that global snacks growth was at its lowest levels since 2008 last year, with an increased by just 1.7 percent...

Mitsubishi Begins Production Of Antioxidant Food Additive In Brunei

Japanese manufacturer Mitsubishi Corp. has begun full production of an antioxidant food additive in Brunei. The product being produced is a compound called astaxanthin, which...

Danone Acquires WhiteWave Foods Company For US$12.5 Billion

At US$56.25 per share in an all-cash transaction, Danone will acquire the organic foods, plant-based milks and related products provider for approximately US$12.5 billion, with...

Reintroduction Of Ancient Wheats May Come From Demand For Health Foods

Researchers believe there are untapped consumer markets for ancient foods such as einkorn, emmer, and spelt, which were popular before the rise of industrial farming...

Rockwell Automation Appoints New Regional Director For Southeast Asia

Rockwell Automation, a company dedicated to industrial automation and information, has announced the appointment of its new regional director for Southeast Asia, Pierre Teszner.

New Management Team For Kadence Singapore

Kadence Singapore, a market research consultancy firm in the Asia Pacific region, has strengthened its management team in Singapore through the appointment of Phil Steggals...

UNIDO And GFSI Sign MoU To Signal Commitment To Food Safety

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to signal their commitment...

APAC Condiment Sauces Market Projected To Rise As Consumption Patterns Change

A Transparency Market Research report, titled “Condiments Sauces Market - Asia Pacific Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020,” has stated...

New cheap and innovative smart labels offer improved means to secure the cold chain, ensuring food stays fresh while helping to reduce wastage. By David Toh, director, Voyager Venture

Managing Wastewater In The Food And Beverage Industry

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Tri-Sector Collaborations For Sustainability In The Food Industry

In Asia and around the world, innovation and growing middle classes are driving expansion in the bottled water market. But whatever the driver, the basics—such as proper coding and labelling—remain…

New Beverage Category: Relaxation

What's In Your Drink?

'Must Have' Beverages All Gone Cold

VFFS machines have been around for over fifty years. Continued innovation means bagging speeds have evolved from 60 bags per minute to over 200. While high speeds are essential, so…

Conveying At Its Best: Choosing The Ideal System For Your Needs

Just What You Knead To Save Dough

Keeping Up With Dairy Packaging

Food manufacturers are constantly pressured to deliver great tasting, good looking, quality food and beverages. To accomplish this, they need to overcome a wide range of technical challenges in delivering…

Go Functionally Sweet With Stevia

The Goodness Of Nature On Your Table

Going Into Vitamin B Complex

Premium processes and packaging, unique flavours and ingredients and a new generation of ‘mindful’ consumers have ‘plant-powered’ the dairy case, making both retailers and consumers sit up and take notice.…

Asia Roots For Better Digestive Health

Maintaining Standards For Infant Nutrition

The Expanding Need For Functional Foods

Beneo has launched Remypure, a functional native rice starch that has high stability during processing and performs well even under harsh processing conditions such as low pH, high temperature or…

Thurne: Cheese Slicer

Salt Of The Earth: Flavour Booster And Sodium Reducer

Stable Micro Systems: Popcorn Testing Device

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