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Fijian Government Supports Ginger Production With US$493,000 Grant

Fiji’s Ministry of Agriculture has allocated a FJ$1 million (US$493,000) budget to support the Fijian ginger industry.

Asia Pacific Manufacturers Increasingly Embrace Smart Factories

The number of manufacturers in Asia Pacific supporting a fully connected factory would nearly triple by 2022, according to a study commissioned by Zebra Technologies—a...

FIA To Drive Food Safety Agenda In Greater Mekong Sub-Region

Non-profit organisation Food Industry Asia (FIA) has pledged to support the six countries in the Greater Mekong sub-region (GMS) in building capacity and strengthening food...

Targeted Fortified And Functional Products The Way To Go

A diversified marketing strategy is key to meet consumer demands in the health and wellness market, according to Reema Jagtiani, analyst as Euromonitor International.

Expanding Sustainable Food Market Brings Fraud Risks

Greater transparency in supply chains, new technologies and global alliances play an important role in overcoming food fraud, according to market intelligence company Ecovia Intelligence.

Consumers Driven By Emotional Appeal When Purchasing Products

Manufacturers need to appeal consumer’s emotions by creating a story around their products that fit well into the lifestyle of consumers if they want to...

Palsgaard Expands In Shanghai

Palsgaard, a food emulsifier producer, has opened an application centre in Shanghai which includes a fully equipped bakery and ice cream application facilities.

World’s First Naturally Pink Chocolate Invented

Swiss-based chocolate and cocoa manufacturer, Barry Callebaut, has unveiled a new chocolate called ruby chocolate; the fourth type of chocolate to ever be created.

Roquette Acquires Itacel To Boost Its Pharmaceutical Portfolio

France-based Roquette, a manufacturer of plant-based ingredients, has completed the acquisition of Brazil-based Itacel, a provider of pharmaceutical excipients.

Silver Generation Value Products Offering Health And Wellness Benefits

The world population is ageing at unprecedented rates, offering huge opportunities for savvy fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) marketers, according to a report by market research...

Givaudan Acquires Vika BV To Strengthen Dairy Portfolio

Givaudan, a manufacturer of fragrances and flavours, has completed the acquisition of Vika BV, a manufacturer of dairy ingredients.

Study: Avocados Improve Cognitive Health

Researchers from Tufts University, in Massachusetts, US, have found that avocados help to improve cognitive brain function in older adults.

Value Of Food Automation To Reach US$12.2 Billion

The global food automation market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.9 percent from 2016 to 2022, according to market intelligence agency ReportLinker.

Two Men Face Court For Fripronil Egg Scandal

A scandal involving eggs contaminated with insecticide containing fipronil spread to 15 European countries, and even to Hong Kong and South Korea.

Consumers Want Protein With Clean Labels

New product launches with high protein labels across Southeast Asia grew by eight percent on average every year from 2012 to 2016, according to market...

In-House Sustainable Sourcing Gaining Traction

Benefits for large food companies to develop their in-house sustainable sourcing schemes include greater control and less bureaucracy, according to market intelligence company, Ecovia Intelligence.

Championing The Cause Of Organic Food Consumption

Singapore’s organic food industry is rapidly growing, and consumers want produce from high quality food sources.

Singapore: Beverage Manufacturers To Cut Down Sugar Content

Seven beverage manufacturers in Singapore will reduce the sugar content in all of their drinks to 12 percent and below by 2020, according to the...

Organic Milk Powder Market To Reach US$3.06 Billion

In terms of sale revenue, the global organic milk powder market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 5.4 percent from 2017 to 2027,...

Consumers Want More Protein, Boosting Market To Reach US$46.8 Billion

The global protein ingredients market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.2 percent until 2025, according to a report by market intelligence company...

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Complementing an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system with a manufacturing execution system (MES) offers several opportunities to increase the return on investment through better supply chain visibility and decision support,…

6 Surprising Ways ERP Software Benefits F&B Businesses

What's Eating The Food Industry?

Adding Value To The Meat, Poultry & Seafood Industry

For its filling operation, koning drinks prioritises flexibility, safety, dependability, and top quality—which is why they opted for a dry aseptic line from krones to improve their operations. By Fritz…

Fruit-Infused Beer Appeals To Millennials

Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed: Liquid Enhancers

A Positive Cup Of Coffee

Consumer demands are always evolving. Aseptic filling could be the solution that food and beverage manufacturers can use to keep up with these changing demands. By Tetra Pak

Case-Study: Riding The Sustainable Wave For Waste Water Treatment

Case-Study: Selecting Sensors For Efficient Food & Beverage Production

The Checkweigher— Knowledge Is Power

With consumers’ increasing demand for more healthful products, it is essential that food and beverages on the market that claim this, such as those with antioxidants, are truly healthful. By…

The Savoury Market Goes Natural

Super-Stable Colours That Pass The Test

The Value Of Sound Bites

As the global food supply chain becomes increasingly complex, the challenges of safeguarding our food supply have increased. Here, we take a look at food fraud in a global context,…

Tocotrienols: Antioxidants For Better Protection

The Role Of Natural Antioxidants In The Protection Of Food

Solvent-Free Extraction Of Botanical Ingredients

tna’s energy-efficient fan—the Ferguson ener-freeze 3—reduces energy consumption by more than 30 percent as compared to the previous version. The fan is able to freeze a variety of potato products…

Taiyo: Green Coffee Powder

Gericke: Rotary Valve

Hayssen: Packaging System

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