Food Supply Chain Recovery: Sector Crucial For Economies To Get Back On Track

Top-ranking ministers from the Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) have underlined that food supply chains and open trade in the region are crucial to boosting economic revival post-pandemic – but huge challenges persist around tariffs, protectionist policies and simmering tensions between major nations By Pearly Neo Ministers from the 21…

Food Trade In A Post-Pandemic World

By Pearly Neo An expert panel convened at the Asia Pacific Economic Council (APEC) has highlighted the need to help all firms, both large and small, to embrace digitalisation to ensure survival, and also called upon nations to ‘unwind’ on trade restrictions as soon as possible. The expert panel convened…

Understanding Evolving Market Dynamics To Meet Growing Demand For Alternative Protein Products

Soaring appetite for livestock-based products are creating prolonged and persistent environmental and social issues. As a result, changing consumer behaviour towards alternative protein options—due to health awareness as well as animal welfare, disruptive R&D technologies, new product launches, and subsequently venture capital (VC) investments are driving the growth of the…

Direct-To-Consumer (DTC) Offers New Opportunities To APAC Retailers Amidst COVID-19 Scenario

The benefits offered by the direct-to-consumer (DTC) model make it very attractive and lucrative for both ‘well-established’ as well as upcoming retailers operating in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, especially amidst the current COVID-19 scenario, says GlobalData. Vijay Bhupathiraju, Retail Analyst at GlobalData, says: “Retailers in the APAC region that have…

McCormick Reveals Global Trends Driving the Tastes of Tomorrow

The McCormick Flavour Forecast has been uncovering the trends that transform the way we cook, flavour, and eat for over two decades. The Flavour Forecast 21st Edition continues to connect consumers and food professionals with the latest global flavours and ingredients to delight the senses and bring eating experiences to…

foodpanda Launches COVID-19 Vaccination Awareness Campaign Across Asia

In the lead up to World Health Organisation’s World Immunisation Week from 24 to 30 April 2021, foodpanda has launched a COVID-19 vaccination awareness campaign, leveraging its extensive network of riders, merchants and customers across nine markets to reach out to more than 10 million people across Asia. The campaign…

Agri-Food Industry Contributes Over US$717 Billion To Southeast Asian Economy

Southeast Asia’s agri-food remains critical to the region’s economy and plays a pivotal role in its future economic development, having demonstrated its resilience in challenging circumstances in 2020. The sector can be a key driver of the region’s economic recovery, but supply and demand risks, fiscal policy risks and a…

THAIFEX – Anuga Asia Brings Greater Opportunities Through Hybrid+

THAIFEX - Anuga Asia 2021 will take on a new extended format – Hybrid+, where its programmes will start from May and extend all the way to late September when the physical event will take place. The dates of the physical event will be from 29 September to 03 October.…
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