The outlook is a common feature at the start of the year, but what exactly do the industry leaders have to say of 2016? Apfi offers a comprehensive outlook by leaders from the different sectors of the industry on the upcoming trends and challenges, and the buzz words for the year seem to be “food safety”, “traceability”, “sustainability”, “healthy”, and “natural”. By Michelle Cheong

Read more...
Rate this item
(2 votes)

With the new year ahead, which sectors of the food and beverage industry are likely to drive growth? What can manufacturers expect to see in 2016? BY Arunas Umbrasas, Industry analyst at Euromonitor International

Read more...
Rate this item
(6 votes)

Our large world is ironically becoming smaller with the significant progress made with globalisation. Food is one commodity that is transported all over the world, but when it comes to fresh produce, how can companies ensure they stay fresh when they reach their destination and beyond? Container shipping liner APL shares its experiences in reefer transportation.

Read more...
Rate this item
(1 Vote)

The technological revolution is slowly overtaking all the industries, including that of food and beverage. Offering improved efficiency in operations and resource planning among others, the cloud presents an increasingly viable solution for food and beverage manufacturers to cope with the dynamic changes of the industry. By Helen Masters, vice president, ASEAN, Infor

Read more...
Rate this item
(0 votes)

Globalisation has opened our world to the diverse platform it is today, and Asia, as one of the most enchanting markets, is attracting even once domestic-oriented companies from sophisticated countries like Europe and Japan. What should companies know about doing business in Asia? Christian Philippsen, managing director at Beneo Asia Pacific, and Masanao Nishida, director at Oishii Japan, give their thoughts. By Michelle Cheong

Read more...
Rate this item
(0 votes)

China’s amended Food Safety Law entered into force on 1 October 2015. Since the passage of the Law in late April, its severity and harshness has been the centerpiece of numerous media reports and news articles. But how exactly has the law changed and how can manufacturers involved in Chinese businesses ensure they adhere to it? By David J. Ettinger, Jenny Li, Mark Thompson and Yun Chen, Keller and Heckman LLP

Read more...
Rate this item
(3 votes)

Smallholder farmers, farmers who only own an average of half to two hectares of land, produce the largest percentage of the world’s food. Yet, majority of them are also among the poorest globally. What can authorities do to improve their stand, and thereby secure our food for the future? By Michelle Cheong

Read more...
Rate this item
(2 votes)

Technology is advancing rapidly, and even for food manufacturers, the time is now to grow their online presence through e-commerce in order to reap the full benefits. By Jane Rochstad-Lim

Read more...
Rate this item
(1 Vote)

in an interview with APFI, Julian Taylor, Scottish Development International, Executive Director, Asia-Pacific, shares more on the opportunities Asian markets can provide when it comes to premium foods.

Read more...
Rate this item
(1 Vote)

Produced from cocoa beans, the chocolate that everyone knows and loves is but the tip of the iceberg of the cocoa industry. What is the cocoa industry like, and as major benefactors of the beans, what can chocolate industry giants do to help cocoa farmers? By Michelle Cheong

Read more...
Rate this item
(0 votes)
Page 5 of 8

APFI About Us

Asia Pacific Food Industry (APFI) is Asia’s leading trade magazine for the food and beverage industry. Established in 1985, APFI is the first BPA-audited magazine and the publication of choice for professionals throughout the industry with its editorial coverage on the latest research, innovative technologies, health and nutrition trends, and market reports.

Asia Pacific Food Industry is published by Eastern Trade Media Pte Ltd. The company owns numerous trade and consumer titles, including Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News and Industrial Automation Asia.

Ebook

View Now