Coca-Cola and Grab Join Hands to Drive Growth and Digitalisation in Southeast Asia

Leading beverage company Coca-Cola and Grab, Southeast Asia’s leading superapp, announced on 18 August 2022 about an integrated regional partnership that will build on Coca-Cola’s extensive offline retail presence and Grab’s large online network to unlock growth opportunities in a booming digital consumer market. Both companies will also collaborate on…

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…

Rockwell Automation Unleashes New Possibilities For Industrial Companies In Asia-Pacific With LifecycleIQ Services

To help companies innovate faster and improve efficiencies during the age of digitalisation, Rockwell Automation is evolving its service and solutions capabilities and launching a new brand: LifecycleIQ Services. The new brand represents the expanding ways that customers can engage with Rockwell Automation technology and highly trained professionals to improve their performance and reimagine…

Givaudan Launches AI Tools For Next Generation Product Development

Givaudan Taste & Wellbeing has launched its unique Advanced Tools for Modelling (ATOM) which use state-of-the-art artificial intelligence to optimise food and flavour formulation and facilitate co-creation and collaboration with customers. Aligned with the company’s 2025 strategy and intent on leading the way in digitalisation, these pioneering tools open new…

Singaporeans Expect More Streamlined Services From F&B Operators As Dine-In Picks Up

Data released by Adyen, the global payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, reveals that diners’ habits in Singapore have permanently shifted in favour of digital-driven solutions following the pandemic. From take-away options to in-store dining, Singaporean consumers increasingly expect food and beverage (F&B) and quick…

EQT Acquires Chr. Hansen’s Natural Colours Business For EUR 800M

Chr. Hansen Holding A/S (“Chr. Hansen”) and the EQT IX fund has announced that EQT has agreed to acquire the Natural Colours Division (“Natural Colours” or “the Company”), a subsidiary of Chr. Hansen, the global bioscience leader and developer of natural solutions for the food, nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries.…

Taking Flavour Creation To The Next Level With First-Of-Its-Kind Virtual Reality Experience

Building on its long-term partnership with the University of California, Riverside (UCR), Givaudan is launching a multi-sensorial virtual reality tool for citrus beverage applications. Combining sight, sound and smell, this truly surprising experience enables customers to learn about the citrus market landscape and co-create their own flavours. Imagine strolling through…
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