More Entrepreneurs Wanted For US$1.2 Trillion Halal Food Industry

No longer considered a niche segment, the global Islamic economy is estimated to be at US$1.9 trillion, according to Thomson Reuters. Halal food and beverages… read more...

US$18 Million Expansion In Singapore For Barry Callebaut

A major US$18 million expansion of Barry Callebaut’s facility in Singapore includes installation of a third production line, a chocolate chips/drops moulding line and a… read more...

SeaDragon Opens US$7 Million Omega-3 Refinery

The NZ$10 million (US$7 million) refinery located in Nelson has the capacity to refine up to 5,000 tonnes of Omega-3 fish oil, and the potential… read more...

De Heus Invests In US$11 Million Feed Facility In Myanmar

Dutch animal feed producer De Heus has opened a new €10 million (US$11 million) feed plant in Yangon, Myanmar. The facility is located close to… read more...

Industries To Undergo Digital Transformation

Technology is expected to be the driving force across industries and this transformation will be the catalyst driving productivity, innovation, skill development and growth for… read more...

China’s Promising Growth For Functional Drinks

Growing at an annual rate of almost 24 percent since 2011, the functional drinks market in China was worth over US$9.1 billion in 2015 when… read more...

Barry Callebaut Opens Its First Chocolate Factory In Indonesia

Along with two cocoa grinding factories in Bandung and Makassar, the factory in Gresik aims to supply at least 10,000 tonnes of compound chocolate per… read more...

Softer Foods Are Key Focus For Booming Population Over 60

In the next 20 years, an estimated population of over one billion people will be over 60 years old. Food texture will become an increasingly… read more...

Paraguay’s Capaste Joins International Stevia Council

The Paraguayan Stevia Chamber, also known as Capaste, has joined the International Stevia Council (ISC) to represent closer collaboration to the mutual benefit of famers… read more...

Bread From Old Grain Varieties Helps Reduce Cholesterol, Blood Glucose

A study has shown that bread made from ancient grain varieties can help to reduce cholesterol and control blood glucose levels. These organically grown grains… read more...