Vietnamese Consumers Splash Out On Drinks

With a population of more than 93 million, that’s increasing both in size and purchasing power, Vietnam is an extremely attractive market to the food… read more...

IFAD: Look To Drylands For Global Food Security

A new report was recently launched by the United Nation’s (UN) International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), and it revealed the crucial role the world’s… read more...

Lucozade Ribena Suntory To Lower Beverage Sugar Content By 50 Percent

Drinks producer Lucozade Ribena Suntory will reformulate its beverage portfolio to contain less than 4.5 grams of total sugar per 100 ml by July 2017.… read more...

Autumn Leaves For Colourants And Nutraceuticals? Yes, Say Scientists

A process allowing for the extraction of compounds from fallen leaves could potentially be used to provide natural colourants, say researchers at VTT Technical Research… read more...

Meiji Invests JPY 5 Billion To Expand Functional Yoghurt Plant

The Japanese food producer will spend a total of five billion yen (US$47.9 million) to expand its Saitama plant’s capacity for functional yoghurt. The company… read more...

37 European F&B Companies On High-Level Business Mission To Southeast Asia

45 representatives from 37 food and beverage companies from over 16 European Union (EU) Member States from Belgium to the UK went on a regional… read more...

Sensory Satisfaction Can Prompt People To Choose Smaller Portions

People might pay more for smaller portions if the food successfully appeals to their senses of taste, smell and texture, research suggests. Researchers at the… read more...

Alan Traylor Promoted To Mocon’s Director Of Product Management

Mocon has appointed Alan Traylor to the newly-created position of director of product management. Mr Traylor will be responsible for overseeing the product management teams… read more...

JDE Offers US$1.01 Billion Takeover For Instant Coffee Brand Super

Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE) announced a S$1.45 billion (US$1.01 billion) takeover offer for instant food and beverage manufacturer Super Group, subject to local regulatory approvals.… read more...

Global Sustainable Seafood Sales Surpass US$4 Billion Mark

Leadership shown by retailers and brands helped accelerate growth to US$4.6 billion spent on 659,399 tonnes of sustainable seafood in 2015, according to figures by… read more...