Kerry: Cleaner Label A Priority For Consumers

More than half of consumers (52 percent) in Asia, the Middle East and Africa (APMEA) always look for cleaner labels when shopping, but clean eating in the East is very different from the West, according to new research released by Kerry today. The ‘Cleaner Label: Safety, Health and Environment—The New…

SternMaid Asia Pacific

Increasing manufacturing flexibility, speed and traceability SternMaid Asia Pacific is part of the Stern-Wywiol Gruppe, a leading supplier of food and feed ingredients whose headquarters are based in Hamburg, Germany. It is a large contract manufacturing service exclusively serving the food industry, manufacturing food additives and nutritional supplements in batch…

“Meating” Market Demand For Safer And Fresher Meat & Poultry Products

Kemin’s innovative and natural solutions help prevent microbial growth and extend shelf-life for meat, meeting the needs of manufacturers and consumers alike.     Since time immemorial, agricultural products such as meat and poultry have been highly perishable due to their nature—this factor makes the extension of their shelf-life a…

Food-Grade Lubricants Result In Good Business $ense

Today, while many food manufacturers are aware of the importance of food-grade lubrication, there are still a large handful of industrial grade lubricants being used in food handling equipment, which are harmful when consumed. Health and safety are crucial priorities in the food manufacturing process. Hygiene standards are extremely stringent…

Food Grade Gases For Preservation

Around the world, farmers, innovators, R&D specialists and entrepreneurs are developing technologies to address issues in every aspect of the food system. Food grade gasses provide solutions to several challenges in the industry. By Nalin Amunugama, General Manager, BOGE Kompressoren Asia Pacific. As the food supply chain becomes increasingly global,…

Food Safety In APAC—Technology To Create Transparency And Traceability

Driven by strong demand from consumers, companies are making investments into food safety technology and packaging to mitigate risks related to food crises. Ria Imandin, Consultant, Visionary Science, APAC, Frost & Sullivan. Approximately 52 percent of viral headlines globally are about food—food represents tradition, culture, and an expression of identity.…

Asian Companies Lead The Way On Digital Solutions For Food Safety

While not yet widely adopted, digitalisation offers substantial new opportunities to advance efforts on food safety today and will increase in importance moving forward. By DNV GL. Safeguarding the health of consumers is the main driver for food safety according to a recent survey “Food safety: what’s next to assure…

Mitigating Microbial Risks Using SurroNov® Surrogate Organisms

Foodborne illness outbreaks still cause more than 420,000 deaths per year worldwide (WHO, 2015) with 80 percent of them being related to pathogenic microorganisms like Salmonella, Listeria and E. coli. The mitigation of microbial hazards in food can be achieved in different ways, including the implementation of microbial “kill-steps” like…

Asia Leads Growth For Organic Food Market

Various research studies show that organic foods have a higher nutrient density than conventional foods. And according to Ecovia Intelligence, the global organic food and drink market is growing by about eight to ten percent per annum. In particular, growth in the Asian market is occurring at a slightly faster…

Improving Your Food Safety Program

There’s no room for compromise in food safety, and yet today’s markets present new challenges for the industry to ensure safety and quality in consumable products. By Pierre Teszner, Regional Director Southeast Asia at Rockwell Automation.   Consumer demands and competition are greater and the response from food and beverage…
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