Healthy Eating Habits In Asia Encouraged by GDA Nutrition Labels

Industry initiatives, such as front-of-pack Guideline Day Amounts (GDA) encouraging consumers to make healthy choices, have been gathering steam in Asian markets. Front-of-pack GDA labelling… read more...

Higher Sugar Prices Put Asian F&B Margins At Risk

World raw sugar prices have risen by 30 percent since mid-April, as the market started factoring in potentially lower global sugar output in 2016/17. Domestic… read more...

Demand For Food Processing Technology In Asia Boosts Global Market

Increased global demand for food processing machinery comes from China, India and Saudi Arabia’s growing markets. The Asia Pacific (APAC) food processing machinery market was… read more...

Havi Group Consolidates Companies Under One Brand Name

The supply chain provider has joined nearly all of its operating companies under one brand name. The group previously operated under multiple company names and… read more...

Sappe Acquires Stake In All Coco, Plans To Expand Globally

Thai drink manufacturer and distributor Sappe has secured a 40 percent stake in All Coco, producer of ‘Nam Hom’ coconut water and desserts prepared from… read more...

Ingredion To Acquire Thai Rice Starch and Flour Business

Ingredients solution provider Ingredion has agreed to acquire Sun Flour Industry Company Limited, a rice starch and flour business based in Banglen, Thailand. “Rice is… read more...

After Brexit, Asia and Africa Might Become UK’s Biggest Suppliers

Asia and Africa could replace the European Union as largest exporters of fruit and vegetables for the United Kingdom (UK), following the UK’s departure from… read more...

Big Data Helps Solve Foodborne Illnesses

Using big data can speed up foodborne illness outbreaks investigations to just a few hours, compared to the weeks and months that traditional investigations take.… read more...

BW Container Systems Names New Vice President

Global packaging solutions firm BW Container Systems has appointed Jennifer Abella as its new Vice President. Ms Abella joined Barry-Wehmiller in 2004 as an organisational… read more...

Sustainable Projects Aim To Support Palm Oil Smallholders In Indonesia

When 40 percent of the world’s palm and palm kernel oil are produced by smallholders, the question of sustainability arises. Projects to support smallholders can… read more...