• 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
  • The Future Of Food And Food Operations

    Peter van Deursen, chief executive officer, Asia Pacific, Cargill, shares Read More
  • Asian Consumer Preference For Natural Colours And What It Means For Dairy

    Asia continues to be a growing market for dairy products, Read More
  • Juice: A Market With Great Potential

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Asia’s Grocery Market Expected To Boom Within Five Years

According to new forecasts from research organisation IGD, the region’s grocery market will grow at an annual compound growth rate (CAGR) of 6.3 percent to...

New President For Bosch Packaging Technology

Dr Stefan König’s presidency will be effective from 1 January, 2017.

New ISO Specification For Better Management Of Animal Welfare Worldwide

Protecting an animal’s welfare means providing for its physical and mental needs. The new ISO standard for animal welfare addresses this.

GNT Group Appoints New Distributor For Taiwan

Heng Yi Trading Company Limited has been announced as GNT’s official service agent for the Taiwanese market. With the new partnership, the company takes a...

Asia Pacific An Opportune Market For Sparkling Water

Accounting for 15.3 percent of the global sparkling water market at the moment, the Asia Pacific market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of...

Ingredion Completes Acquisition Of Chinese Starch Manufacturer

Initially reported earlier this year, Ingredion has now successfully completed the acquisition of Shandong Huanong Specialty Corn Development Company Limited in China.

Digitalisation Is Inevitable, It’s Just A Matter Of Speed

The countries of Southeast Asia might be only emerging markets at the moment, but the speed at which they are developing is unprecedented. Digitalisation of...

Exhibition Review: Food Week Korea

Recognised as the world’s 13th largest economy, Korea has a forecast annual GDP growth of about 3.9 percent by 2019. Despite the present unstable global...

Matcon Appoints New Finance Director

Israr Ghulam succeeds Stephen Ball, present managing director at the company, and will manage his duties alongside his other position as finance and site director...

Rabobank: Global Dairy Trade Still Unsettled

Trade in dairy and dairy-related products has been affected by several issues in recent years, and still there are challenges to be overcome, reported the...

Givaudan Expands Flavour Innovation Centre In Singapore

The CHF5 million (US$4.91 million) investment enhances the flavour and fragrance company’s capabilities to innovate in the Asia Pacific region.

Exhibition Review: Food Japan 2016

Rebranded as Food Japan this year, the exhibition for Japanese F&B related products and services concluded for its fifth successful showcase with a turnout of...

TÜV SÜD: What Do Consumers Think Of When They See “Organic”?

Not all consumers understand the term, and associate it more with the type and manner of production processes rather than compliance with specific thresholds, reports...

Bühler Aeroglide Appoints New Director Of Product Management

Paul Branson, previously product manager for Aeroglide’s global industrial markets, will now serve as director of product manager for Bühler Aeroglide, a company that deals...

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Made Simple With New Counter

Grow Asia, a multi-stakeholder partnership platform that catalyses action on inclusive agricultural development in Southeast Asia, has launched the Grow Asia Counter, a greenhouse gas...

Asia Pacific Energy Drink Market To Grow At CAGR 4.5 Percent From 2015-2020

Though it’s still an emerging regional segment market, it has been experiencing a rush in popularity in countries such as China and India which in...

Corbion Constructs 75kTpa PLA Bioplastics Plant

The plant, located at the existing Corbion site in Rayong, Thailand, will produce a range of polylactic acid (PLA) neat resins, from standard PLA to...

Vietnamese Consumers Splash Out On Drinks

With a population of more than 93 million, that’s increasing both in size and purchasing power, Vietnam is an extremely attractive market to the food...

IFAD: Look To Drylands For Global Food Security

A new report was recently launched by the United Nation’s (UN) International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), and it revealed the crucial role the world’s...

Lucozade Ribena Suntory To Lower Beverage Sugar Content By 50 Percent

Drinks producer Lucozade Ribena Suntory will reformulate its beverage portfolio to contain less than 4.5 grams of total sugar per 100 ml by July 2017.

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Foods that have a high moisture content, or are packaged in a metallised film for example, can produce what is known as ‘product effect’, and cause unwanted false readings of…

Food Safety Today: The Challenges, Effort And Opportunities

The Future Of Food And Food Operations

Gaining An Edge In Bakery

China’s infant formula market is the biggest in the world. Sigalit Zchut, clinical marketing manager, infant nutrition, Infat-Advanced Lipids, explores its extraordinary growth.

Unlocking The Potential Of Lactose-Free Dairy

Enhancing Product Appeal In Fruit-Based Beverages

Asian Consumer Preference For Natural Colours And What It Means For Dairy

Equipment such as checkweighers and X-ray systems can take on multiple roles as part of a fully integrated packing line, explains Ciaran Murphy, quality control business manager, Ishida Europe.

Kneading For The Future

Exploring Inspection— The Journey To Quality Assurance

Case-Study: Balancing Traditional And Modern

Consumers today are interested in maintaining all aspects of their health, be it cognitive or heart health, weight management, or even digestive health. Manufacturers can leverage on this interest with…

Delving Into Texturants: Benefits And Opportunities

Creamy Chocolate Centres For Premium Bakes

Stevia—A Natural Way To Reduce Sugar In Bakery And Confectionery

With increasing consumer awareness for health and wellness products, and trends seen from the more mature markets of US and Europe, the markets of Asia Pacific have great potential for…

With Seaweed, Worry Not, Heart

Sugar Confectionery: Maintaining Taste & Texture

Closing In On Calcium

The deZaan M558V cocoa powder by Olam Cocoa meets the growing market demand in Asia for higher-end cocoa and chocolate products. The medium-fat cocoa powder provides a full chocolate flavour,…

Innovia Films: BOPP Films

Igus GmBH: Detectable Plastics

Ecolean: On-The-Go Package

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