Energy Transition, Transformation & Decarbonisation in Sarawak

Surbana Jurong and Invest Sarawak sign partnership to deepen energy transition, transformation & decarbonisation initiatives in Sarawak State | Memorandum of Understanding follows SJ’s appointment in 2021 to study Sarawak State’s downstream petrochemical industry to attract higher value investments   On 5 December 2023, Surbana Jurong (SJ) signed a Memorandum…

Kalsec Opens New Finishing and Distribution Centre in Singapore

Kalsec Opens New Finishing and Distribution Centre in Singapore Regional facility is latest development in a series of global expansions   Kalsec provides innovative taste and sensory, natural food protection, natural colours, and advanced hops solutions to the food and beverage industries. They are committed to capturing the best nature…

Plant-Based Colours Can Bring The Best Out Of Better-For-You Confectionery

Chemical-sounding colouring ingredients can undermine confectionery’s better-for-you credentials. Plant-based colouring concentrates can be used to deliver powerful shades and maximize your products’ appeal, writes Nattakan Sornritchingchai, Senior Technical Sales Manager at GNT Singapore. The better-for-you trend has had a major impact on the food and drink industry in recent years…

Protein Powered Solutions for Beverage Innovations

When it comes to developing successful beverages, quenching consumers’ thirsts is just the start. The pandemic has contributed to a shift in consumer behaviour, increasing focus on health and nutrition while also reinforcing a desire for enjoyable, comforting options.  Martin Teo, Technical Director—Food Applications at the U.S. Dairy Export Council…

ADM Advances Protein Innovation with Opening of New Plant-Based Lab in Singapore

ADM (NYSE: ADM) today celebrated the opening of its new cutting-edge, plant-based innovation lab, located in ADM’s Biopolis research hub in Singapore. The lab will develop next-level, on-trend and nutritious products to meet growing food and beverage demand in the Asia-Pacific region. “ADM is a pioneer in plant-based nutrition innovation,…

Recalibrating Retail Strategy At Stores Vital For FMCG Success In 2021

Shoppers expected to show shifts in purchase patterns for food and beverage category. This year brought lockdowns, restricted movement and social distancing to the lives of consumers like never before, but it also revealed the ability of consumers to voraciously adopt ecommerce, contactless delivery and direct-to-consumer brands. The next few…

Food Safety Regulations Series: Singapore

To better understand the food regulatory landscape in Asia, APFI has spoken to law firms that specialise in food law from five different countries across Asia, which include China, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore and the Philippines. By Farah Nazurah
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