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China's Functional Drink Market Growing At 23.9 Percent

The functional drinks market turnover reached US$8.79 billion in 2015, increasing significantly from US$3.73 billion in 2011.

Millennials Want Tasty And Healthy Fruit Juices

Millennials list 100 percent fruit juice as one of the healthiest beverages, alongside sparkling water and milk, according to Welch’s Global Ingredients Group.

Vietnam Emerging As Asia’s Fastest Growing Convenience Market

Vietnam is forecast to be the fastest growing convenience market in Asia by 2021, followed by the Philippines and Indonesia, according to grocery research agency,...

Strong Growth In Global PET Demand, Rising At 5.8 Percent

The global polyethylene terephthalate (PET) market is experiencing an increasing demand especially in developing nations, according to a report by Transparency Market Research.

Biofortified Crops To Reach One Billion People By 2030

Biofortification is a cost-effective way to deliver micronutrients, and HarvestPlus, a program to develop and deliver biofortified nutritious crops, aims to reach one billion people...

Chia Seed Oil For Healthier Ice Cream

Ice cream fortified with chia seed oil, which contains omega-3 fatty acids, is healthier without compromising on taste, according to a study in Pakistan.

Fortified Instant Noodles Improve Nutrient Intake

Consumption of instant noodles is increasing in Asia. Fortifying wheat flour with vitamins and minerals may improve nutrient intake in Asia.

Seafood Made Sustainable—Kesennuma Shishiori

Located in Northwest of Tokyo, Kesennuma lies along the Sanriku sea waters—one of the world’s three largest fishing grounds, and the Kesennuma Shishiori Fisheries Processing...

ADM Unveils Flavour Creation Facility in Sydney

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Company opened a new centre in Sydney, which includes two application laboratories where prototypes for food and beverages can be produced.

Rising Global Consumption Of Ready-To-Drink Tea

Ready-to-drink (RTD) tea has seen a strong growth due to consumers’ rising health awareness, resulting in them turning to beverages offering health benefits.

Kautex Maschinenbau Appoints New Executive Vice President

Kautex Maschinenbau recently welcomed Geoffrey Chan as its executive vice president of its Chinese subsidiary Shunde Kautex Plastics Technology Company Limited.

Consumer Interest In Spicy Foods Continues To Rise

Consumers are showing a growing interest in hot and spicy foods, with new product launches increasing for nine years straight, according to a report by...

India: Takasago Opens First Flavour Facility in Chennai

Takasago, a Japanese flavour and fragrance company, opened its research and development as well as manufacturing plant at One Hub in Chennai with an investment...

tna Acquires Starch Mogul Manufacturer NID

The acquisition provides Australian equipment supplier tna with access to NID’s starch moulding technology and expands their services and products to more industry segments like...

Technavio: Strong Growth In The Global Gluten Free Market

New research from Technavio underscores the potential for bakers and cereals processors to boost their gluten-free sales in a market hungry for innovation and value.

AusPack 2017: Only Two Days Left At The Show

AusPack is currently ongoing, having opened on 7 March 2017, and it'll be closing in two days on 10 March 2017. Visitors are encouraged to...

Global Savoury Snacks Forecasted To Reach US$218 Billion

Asia Pacific and North America hold the largest regional share in the savoury snacks market in revenue, according to Grand View Research Incorporated.

PureCircle Unveils US$42 Million Stevia Plant In Malaysia

PureCircle’s facility expansion will enable increased stevia production for use by food and beverage companies.

Asia Shows Fastest Growth In Global Coffee Market

Three of the five fastest rising retail coffee markets are in Asia, with Indonesia leading the market at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of...

Global Cheese Market Forecast For 2017-2022

The global cheese market has grown at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.1 percent from 2009 to 2016.

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Incorporating Protein And Fibre For Energy

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Increasing Fruit Juice Appeal To Millennial Consumers

In a highly competitive consumer space, brand owners have to constantly find new ways to differentiate themselves. What used to be seen as an expensive option, holography can now be…

Inside The Packaging Machinery Market

Delivering The Right Mix

Millennials Misunderstood

Weight and obesity are large global concerns today, and food and beverage manufacturers can help consumers achieve successful weight management through fortifying products with functional ingredients like fibre. By Christian…

Exploring Plant-Based Omega-3 Sources

Vegetable Protein: A Winner?

Flavouring—The Science Of Innovation

The robag packaging system is a VFFS (vertical form fill sealing) packaging system with a fully integrated labeller and inserter that enables high-speed application of promotional labels and/or insertion of…

Hydrosol: Starch-Free Integrated Compound

OCME: Rotary Weight Filler

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