With the growing traction of plant protein drinks in China, international consulting company CCM predicts a strong future for functional sugar. After a decade (2003-2012)… read more...

Barry Callebaut Opens Chocolate Facility In Mumbai

The Barry Callebaut Group has opened the doors to its new Callebaut Chocolate Academy centre and sales office in Mumbai, India. The facility will provide… read more...

Chinese Companies Buy Australian Vitamin Maker For US$239 Million

Chinese drugmaker Shanghai Pharmaceuticals and private equity firm Primavera Capital have agreed to buy Australian vitamin maker Vitaco for A$313.7 million (US$239 million). Vitaco said… read more...

Mondelez To Enter China’s Chocolate Market

US company Mondelez is entering China’s US$2.8-billion chocolate market with its Milka brand in September this year. The brand will hit Chinese shelves with more… read more...

India-Singapore’s Adani Wilmar Diversifies Into Value-added Foods

India-Singapore joint venture Adani Wilmar is planning to diversify into value-added foods and edible oils as it aims to reach a CAGR of 25 percent… read more...

McDonald’s USA Plans To Remove Controversial Ingredients In Menu

McDonald’s Corp plans to replace corn syrup in hamburger buns with sucrose this month and intends to remove antibiotics from its chicken, in a move… read more...

Wheat Variety From Australia Could Satisfy Asia’s Protein Demand

A wheat variety, termed ‘Tungsten’, developed in Western Australia could boost the nation’s export market, according to researchers. After 10 years in development, the seed… read more...

Traceability Software To Drive Malaysia’s Durian Exports

Malaysia’s Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation has developed a traceability software to track the quality of its premium durians in order to boost exports,… read more...

Azelis Announces Strategic Appointments Including Asia

Asia represents a significant growth for the company, and following a rapid growth trajectory in China and Japan in particular, the newly appointed CEO and… read more...

Beijing's Tsing Capital To Establish Food and Agriculture Fund In Australia

Beijing-based investment management company Tsing Capital plans to establish an AU$1 billion (US$752.3 million) fund for specialist food and agriculture investment in Australia. The funds,… read more...