Food Japan 2021 ONLINE: Plant-Based Food Options For The Conscious Consumer

ASEAN's Dedicated Showcase on Japanese Food and Beverage, Technology and Services has returned as Food Japan 2021 ONLINE. Food Japan 2021 ONLINE's 3-day only live meetings slated to take place from 20 – 22 October 2021 with Japanese suppliers across prefectures like Ishikawa, Kanagawa, Shizuoka, and Toyama, will allow attendees the opportunity…

Monitoring Flavour Changes In Japan’s Confectionery Products

Japan has a rich history of introducing new products and flavours in consumer goods By Jared Conway, Head of Research - Product Development and Training at Euromonitor International Japanese consumers are often looking for new products and carefully evaluating their purchases. In the case of confectionery, shoppers are constantly looking…

Demon Slayer x Next Meats: Limited Edition Plant-Based Yakiniku Instant Curry!

Next Meats, the brand that introduced the world's first alternative yakiniku meats, is set to launch Singapore’s very first plant-based yakiniku meat production facility! Ingredients will be imported from Japan, with processing and packing to be carried out in Singapore. Meanwhile, Next Meats will be unveiling another new product: plant-based…

FOODEX JAPAN 2021 to Be Held As A Hybrid Event In New Normal

FOODEX JAPAN 2021 is scheduled to be held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba prefecture, the venue for several events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, from March 9 to 12, 2021. FOODEX JAPAN is a leading food & beverage exhibition in Japan having over 45 years of history, with exhibitors from over 90 countries and regions participating. Even though…

Sustainability Is The Future Of The Japanese Chocolate Market

Barry Callebaut is partnering with Tokyo-based Yuraku Confectionery to drive sustainability in Japan. Together, the companies are taking an important step forward and call on all chocolate manufacturers and chocolatiers in Japan to come together to make sustainable chocolate the norm. In order to secure the future of chocolate, Barry…

HACCP International’s New Office In Japan To Be Headed By Nigel Asai

HACCP International’s product certification programme, ‘Food Safe Equipment, Materials and Services', is being used more and more extensively by Japanese companies that provide products to Asia’s fast expanding food industry. In line with this growth in the region, HACCP International has recently opened an office in Tokyo and appointed Mr…

Barry Callebaut And Garudafood Extend Indonesian Supply Partnership

Garudafood and the Barry Callebaut Group have signed  an additional agreement for the long-term supply of another 7,000 tonnes of compound chocolate per year to Garudafood’s biscuit factory in Rancaekek, a sub-district of Bandung, Indonesia.  Additionally, the concept of “plant-in-plant” will be implemented in the Garudafood’s Rancaekek biscuit factory and…

A Review Of The Phytonutrient Market In APAC

The total revenue of the global phytonutrient ingredients market is projected to increase at CAGR of 7.6 percent by 2022 to reach $7,385.2 million while the volume of the industry is expected to grow at CAGR of 4.7 percent during the same period to reach 63,488.4 thousand metric tons. This…

Roquette Announces Expansion Of Its Food Technical Centre In Tokyo

Roquette—a global leader in plant-based ingredients for Food, Nutrition and Health markets—announced the expansion of its Food Customer Technical Service (CTS) Centre in Tokyo on on 7 May 2018, to respond to a local increasing demand in personalised nutrition, with ingredients such as plant-based proteins, fibres and healthy carbohydrates. The expansion…
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