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Juice Concentrate Market To Reach US$117 Billion By 2025

The global juice concentrate market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 3.4 percent from 2017 to 2025, according to Transparency Market Research.

Shanghai To Launch Food Tracking System

Shanghai will launch a new food safety management platform to monitor and track food manufacturing processes and provide food safety information.

GEA To Build Asia’s Largest Milk Production Facility In India

The company received a ‘lower double-digit, million-euro amount’ order to build a dairy plant from AmulFed Dairy in Gandhinagar, India.

Unilever Suspends Sourcing From SSMS

Unilever has suspended purchasing palm oil from Sawit Sumbermas Sarana (SSMS) due to its recent deforestation and peatland clearance.

Study: Evidence Of Naturality In High-Purity Stevia

Researchers from the University of Bonn in Germany found that steviol glycosides are not altered during the extraction and purification process to make high-purity stevia...

Fermented Foods Market To Reach US$888 Billion

The fermented foods and ingredients market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.98 percent from 2017 to 2023, according to market intelligence company...

Latest Scoop: Asia Has Fastest Growing Ice Cream Markets

India, Indonesia and Vietnam are among the world’s fastest growing markets, according to market intelligence company Mintel.

Researchers Strike Gold With Bananas

A golden-orange fleshed banana rich in pro-vitamin A has been developed by researchers from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT).

Highest Growth In Asia Pacific In Organic Food Market

The global organic food and beverage market is expected to reach US$320 billion by 2025, according to market intelligence company Grand View Research Incorporated.

Novacap Expands In Asia With Singapore Sodium Bicarbonate Plant

The plant provides the company a strategic location to meet the growing demand for chemicals in the region.

China: Consumers Prioritise Product Quality In Convenience Stores

The convenience store retail market in China is forecast to increase nine percent from 2016 to 2021, according to market intelligence agency Mintel.

Asian Consumers Increasingly Want Gluten-free Products

The global gluten-free products market is expected to reach US$33.05 billion by 2025, according to Grand View Research Incorporated.

Sodium Reduction Solution For Meat Companies

Mediterranean Umami, a clean-label ingredient, can lower sodium content by 25 to 33 percent or more in processed meats.

Food Safety Testing Market Valued Over US$658.5 Million

The food safety testing market is projected to increase at a CAGR of 8.9 percent from 2017 to 2025, according to market intelligence company Transparency...

Global Vanillin Market Performing, To Reach US$724 Million

Food and beverage accounted as the largest end-use segment in 2016 and is estimated to generate revenue worth US$448.5 million by 2025.

Thailand Gears Up For Future Food Production

The "Thailand 4.0" economic model offers incentives and tax exemptions to tech companies that set up advanced manufacturing facilities in the country.

Amazon To Acquire Whole Foods For US$13.7 Billion

The company’s strategic acquisition enables it to have a physical presence in nearly 450 locations across the US.

ICF & Welko Renews Its Logo And Website

Within the scope of a structural reorganisation of its presence in international markets, I.C.F. & Welko S.p.A., the renowned company in Maranello, active in the...

PureCircle Announces First Stevia Antioxidant Product For Food & Beverages

PureCircle has developed the first commercially viable stevia antioxidant product, providing food and beverage companies new access to health and wellness ingredients for their consumers.

Singapore: Researchers Create Probiotic Beer That Boosts Immunity

Beer manufacturers can soon fortify beer with a live strain of good bacteria, providing health-conscious consumers the option to toast to a gut-friendly drink.

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The Quest For The Right Protein

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Flexibility— The Key To Mixing In Asia

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Health Matters, But Taste Is King

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Impossible Is Possible

We don’t like to admit it, but sometimes nature outsmarts us humans. Such is the case with citrus fibre, where the intact natural architecture of the fruit cells provides developers…

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Vitamin D And The Asian Perspective —Hype Or Reality!

Emerging Health Benefits Of Vitamin D

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