Companies can register on the platform to join the two-year dialogue on new voluntary standards.

Matt Kovac, former interim executive director for the organisation, has been appointed executive director, effective 1 April 2016.

To drive global competitiveness, Malaysia has suggested for a common food safety certification system with its fellow Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states.

The AEC may be looming near, but the lack of harmonised standards and regulations still serve as a trade barrier that prevents the food industry from realising its full potential. By Sherlyne Yong

With the deadline for the AEC looming, it is imperative that firms understand what it entails and the changes that it brings. For the food and beverage industry, this includes the need to address harmonisation issuesa move that is necessary for achieving the full benefits of integration. By Sherlyne Yong

In order to enter the lucrative Halal markets, manufacturers first have to understand the requirements and expectations of the modern day Muslim, the most fundamental of which is proof that the product is Halal. By Sherlyne Yong

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