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Investment in Indonesia's processed food and beverage industry is expected to surpass IDR50 trillion (US$3.9 billion) in 2016, up 16 percent year-on-year from IDR43 trillion in 2015. Read more...
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The Vietnam’s government has removed a longstanding foreign-ownership limit on dairy manufacturer Vinamilk (Vietnam Dairy Products JSC) , which is the one of the country’s largest companies with a market capitalisation of about US$8… Read more...
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Research and Markets forecasts the global sports nutrition market to grow at a CAGR of 8.27 percent during the period 2016 to 2020. Read more...
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Japanese company Ajinomoto Co. has announced that they will be increasing production capacity at its Bien Hoa Factory in Dong Nai, Vietnam to meet growing demand in the Southeast Asian country for umami seasoning… Read more...
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A new dairy plant, as part of the joint venture between Au Lait Australia and Nature One Dairy, will establish a direct link for Darling Downs dairy farmers to the Asian dairy market. Read more...
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Having been granted the observer status by the Codex Alimentarius Commission (Codex), Food Industry Asia (FIA) is now Asia’s first industry-wide representation on international food standards. Read more...
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Celsius Holdings, which produces Celsius, a negative calorie drink, has announced a major expansion of the brand’s international distribution network through a partnership with YHS Singapore (Yeo’s), a drink manufacturer headquartered in Singapore. Read more...
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New research by Euromonitor showed that global snacks growth was at its lowest levels since 2008 last year, with an increased by just 1.7 percent in retail value. Confectionery, which is the largest sector… Read more...
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Japanese manufacturer Mitsubishi Corporation has begun full production of an antioxidant food additive in Brunei. The product being produced is a compound called astaxanthin, which features an antioxidant effect of reducing deterioration. Read more...
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At US$56.25 per share in an all-cash transaction, Danone will acquire the organic foods, plant-based milks and related products provider for approximately US$12.5 billion, with the transaction to close by year end. Read more...
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Researchers believe there are untapped consumer markets for ancient foods such as einkorn, emmer, and spelt, which were popular before the rise of industrial farming and the green revolution in the 20th century. Read more...

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