• Charting The Food And Drinks Industry In 2017

    Beneo Asia Pacific managing director Christian Philippsen brings us through Read More
  • Asia’s Beverage Industry: Change Is Coming

    The East is still tracing behind the West in terms Read More
  • Food Loss & Waste: It Happens At Every Step Of The Supply Chain

    In a world whose future is threatened by food insecurity, Read More
  • Delving Into Texturants: Benefits And Opportunities

    Texturants are becoming increasingly used in food and beverage applications Read More
  • Sugar Confectionery: Maintaining Taste & Texture

    Consumers are looking for unique tastes, such as sourness, throughout Read More
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It has just been one year from the launch of the United Nations sustainable development goals (SDGs), and with unprecedented changes that took place politically,...

Kellogg Company Names New Chief Financial Officer

Fareed Khan, to be named chief financial officer (CFO) and principal financial officer effective 17 February 2017, will succeed current CFO Ron Dissinger.

Duckweed, An Alternative And Sustainable Protein Source

According to researchers from Germany and India, the flowering aquatic plant could additionally enhance typical carb-heavy South Asian diets, and be used as an alternative...

Salt Of The Earth Appoints New Business Unit Director

David Hart will report to the CEO and be responsible for global business of Mediterranean Umami, an all-natural sodium reduction solution.

Global Intelligent Vending Machines Market To Reach Almost US$12 Billion By 2025

Driving this growth are increasing demands for convenience, such as with office vending systems, refreshment drinks, and rising transport applications, reports Research and Markets.

Commonwealth Capital Opens US$48.8 Million Food Infrastructure Facility

The 300,000 sq ft facility located in Singapore incorporates the latest food production and warehousing technologies to transcend the entire food vertical and support the...

PT Mitra Adiperkasa Tbk Partners General Atlantic

General Atlantic’s first investment in Indonesia, much is expected of this partnership with the country’s large potential for opportunities and growth.

CAQ: Chinese Consumers’ Taste For Milk Is Changing

The report, published by the China Association for Quality (CAQ), revealed that the satisfaction of Chinese consumers is decreasing, compared to 2015 and demands for...

tna Appoints Distribution Specialist To Boost Fresh And Frozen Expertise

Piet Ising will work closely with tna’s global sales and engineering teams to further build the company’s expertise in the general foods sector, including the...

BASF Opens Application Lab In Singapore

The new facility, Newtrition Lab Asia Pacific, is located at Singapore Polytechnic.

Continued Global Threats Drive Alcohol Tax Stamp Demand In 2017

Strong demand for effective alcohol revenue protection solutions to meet global threats will drive growth for tax stamps in 2017, says the International Tax Stamp...

New Subsidiary For Krones In SEA

Headquartered in Neutraubling, Germany, Krones Group, a manufacturer of lines for filling beverages in plastic and glass bottles or beverage cans, has converted its representative...

China's Functional Drink Market To See Up To 20 Percent Annual Growth to 2021

The demand for functional drinks will continue increasing with the improvement of resident health awareness, which opens up various opportunities for functional drink manufacturers, reports...

Festo Didactic SE And TUM Asia Partner To Upskill The Workforce For Industry 4.0

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Festo Didactic SE and Technical University of Munich Asia (TUM Asia) will jointly explore and develop education activities...

CCL Industries To Acquire Innovia Group

The Smithfield Group, managing shareholder of Innovia Group has announced they have agreed to an offer from CCL Industries Incorporated to acquire Innovia Group for...

Ingredion To Acquire Tic Gums

The acquisition of the US-based texturisers provider complements and will help further develop Ingredion’s starch technology for new texture solutions.

Nearly 75 Percent Of Consumers Will Pay Extra For Ingredients They Recognise

As many as 73 percent of consumers are happy to pay a higher retail price for a food or drink product made with ingredients they...

Asia-Pacific Sports Drink Market Forecast To See Double-Digit Growth By 2022

With increasing urbanisation and increasing awareness of consumers of the importance of health, the global sports drinks market is surging, and the developing economies are...

Tate & Lyle PLC Board Changes

These include the addition of Dr Gerry Murphy, and the retirement of Liz Airey from the Board.

Personnel Changes At BASF

A number of personnel changes within BASF will be seen come 2017.

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Beneo Asia Pacific managing director Christian Philippsen brings us through what we can expect of Asia’s food industry in 2017, and highlights the major trends shaping the region’s food sector.

Hygienic Automation Technology In Food Production

Festive Trends: Naturally Colourful Chocolate Creations Are Here

Food Loss & Waste: It Happens At Every Step Of The Supply Chain

With most coffee certification schemes developed by northern-based businesses and NGOs, it is questionable whether these standards correspond to the preferences of coffee farmers in the south. Based on the…

Carving A Unique Space In China’s Bottled Water Arena

Asia’s Beverage Industry: Change Is Coming

Dairy, A Reliable Source Of Safe And Complete Nutrition

Spoilage organisms in food can grow depending on the type of food, packaging characteristics or storage environment. Existing microbial test methods rarely detect these, but a new technology is emerging…

Chlorine Alternatives For Fresh Produce Production

Tips To Managing Food Safety In Your Process

Speed And Accuracy: The Checkweigher

The Asia-Pacific region will be seeing a dramatic increase in the number of elderly come 2050, and with that will follow a tidal wave of age-related diseases and problems. Prevention…

Vitamin K: At The Crossroads Of Bone And Heart Health

Foods For A Healthy Heart

A Finger On The Pulse: Trends In Heart Health Supplements

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