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March 2014, eNewsletter
    Quick Bytes - Business News At A Glance

Palsgaard Installs Margarine Pilot Plant
With the pilot plant, the company will be able to help customers create new margarine recipes.
Mühlenchemie Opens Pasta Pilot Plant
The plant will verify the possible effects of enzymes and other additives before commercial production.
Statec Binder Opens Thailand Office
The branch office in Thailand will be responsible for the company’s customers in Thailand and Vietnam.
Free eBook: Getting Started with Induction Cap Sealing
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Kellogg To Build Malaysian Plant
The new facility will increase the company’s Pringles production capacity in the Asia Pacific markets.
Nestlé Signs Agreement With A*STAR
The agreement will focus on areas such as nutrition, packaging, data analytics and biotransformation..
US FDA Propose Rule To Prevent Food Contamination
Shippers, receivers, and carriers will have to prevent the contamination during transportation.a

    Event Highlights

Myanmar –
The Growing Opportunities for Food & Hospitality

Myanmar’s fast economic development results to over 40% growth experienced by its food industry in 2013 while hotels and restaurants expected 35% growth over the next four years.

Myanmar International Food & Beverage and Myanmar HoReCa (Hotel-Restaurant-Catering Service & Equipment), co-organized by Thai Chamber of Commerce and ICVeX, scheduled for 2-4 July 2014 in Yangon, Myanmar. The strategic location of MEP – Myanmar Event Park, new exhibition venue, and the offer of business matching service will assure participants opportunities to meet with business partners in Myanmar.

More info: and, Tel: (+662) 713-3033 or email:

More Events

25-27 March
Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center
Shanghai, China

31 March-4 April
Gran Via de Fira
Barcelona, Spain

8-11 April
Singapore Expo

9-12 April
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Must Read APFI Articles!
Dawn Of The Fresh Age



With rapidly growing demands for fresh fruit and vegetable products, manufacturers are pressured to find solution to extend shelf life without compromising appearance, texture and taste. Developments in treatment and ingredients can make this possible.

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Along with an increasing awareness of food's impact on health, there is a growing interest in healthier options. Bakery products are part of the daily diet. However, it proves to ne a challenge when one has to consider lowering the content of saturted fat in bakery products while maintaining quality and nutritional profile.

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