Keeping Up With Asia Pacific’s Food Processing Trends

Ricky Ong, sales manager in Asia for Heat and Control, shares with APFI regarding Asia Pacific’s latest trends in the food processing sector. The food…

Revolutionising Warehousing Through Automation

Poul Lorentzen, general manager of Consoveyo—the Portugal-based system integrator and leading provider of automated material handling systems—speaks to APFI about the relevance of automated warehousing…

New Packaging Policies Are A Global Game Changer

Susan Hansen, Global Strategist, Food&Agri Supply Chains for Rabobank, explores the changing packaging policies in China and its global impact.    The Policy Challenge Over the…

East And West Cuisine: Driven By Taste And Flavour

With exotic flavours such as curries in the limelight, the vegetarian juggernaut thunders on—according to seasoning experts, RAPS GmbH.  In 2016, almost every fifth person…

The Key Ingredient In Food Traceability: Industrial Printers

Accelerating technology deployments to gain visibility of assets, people and products to understand specific industry demands is key, and such measures include traceability solutions, says…

When Bytes Meet Bites

What does the Industrial Internet of Things mean for the food and beverage industry? By Dominique Stucki, head of MES operations, ABB, Switzerland. What do…

Yeast Solutions For Challenges In A New Age

Along with rapidly evolving consumer trends in Asia Pacific, APFI speaks to Joergen Lundgaard, managing director at Lesaffre Asia Pacific, about the improving yeast and…

Young Millennial Parents Boost The Organic Baby Food Market

APFI speaks to Joonas Püvi, manager at Salvest Limited, to understand the burgeoning demand for organic baby food.   Briefly describe the trends in baby…

Let’s All Start Eating Better

By Yannick Foing, global lead, partner engagement for the Nutrition Improvement Programme at DSM Nutritional Products. One in two people across the world today are…

FHA 2018 Conference: Blockchain Technology Proposed For Food Supply Chain

  The Food Manufacturing Track: Food Safety & Supply Chain conference at FHA 2018 on 25 April 2018 featured the use of blockchain technology to…

Pre-Conference Masterclass At FHA 2018: Innovative Food Formulated By Human-Centred Design-Thinking

Themed “New Nutrition: High Value Consumer Designed Nutrition”, the conference was conducted by a team of Maori entrepreneurs and researchers on 24 April 2018.  …

Asia Cheese Exports From The U.S. On An Upward Trend

Ahead of Food&Hotel Asia, APFI speaks to Vikki Nicholson-West, senior vice president, business unit director, Southeast Asia, USDEC, regarding dairy trends in Asia.  What are the…

Atria Packages Food With User-Friendly Robots

At one of Atria’s four factories in Skene, Sweden, many of the plant’s 30 employees are working side-by-side with three robot arms from Universal Robots…

Rise Of The Ready Meal In Indonesia

Heat and eat—that’s what consumers with fast-paced urban lifestyles want when it comes to meal preparations. By Farah Nazurah Ready-to-eat meals are not a new…

Digital Disruption For Smarter Food Manufacturing In Asia

Eric Lai, regional business director of industry at Grundfos Asia Pacific, posits that a new wave of heightened consumerism today has great implications for the…

Mixing And Filling In IIoT Mode

With an IoT gateway, automation suppliers are paving the way for a secure cloud solution which will enable machine and system builders as well as…

Are Asians Developing A Taste For Craft Beer?

Beer has been reinventing itself and small breweries are refreshing, reviving and reinventing craft beer as we know it. By Farah Nazurah Craft beer is…

New Disruptor: Online Food Delivery Marketplace

Getting home from a hard day’s work tired and hungry, then seeing the fridge empty would not make for an ideal day. With numerous food…

Wine Goes Organic

The organic wine market has been booming in the US and Europe, and consumers in Asia could well follow this trend and might reach out…

Technological Innovation Bears Fruit for SunMoon Food

SunMoon’s use of NetSuite OneWorld for financials, inventory and order management as well as financial consolidation across subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, and the U.S., has…