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The top three trends shaping Asian convenience retail

Leading convenience retailers in Asia generated more than US$130bn in sales in 2014, through a combination of higher sales from existing stores, as well as significant new-store expansion, according to research carried out by UK-based IGD Retail Analysis.

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Australia to lead worldwide task force to save endangered honey bees

To help address the growing threat of dwindling honey bee populations, Australia’s government research organisation is leading a global initiative to investigate the causes of their decline. 

Dateline Southeast Asia

Low-cost tools to solve large-scale water problem

Plus: Vietnam toughening stance of food safety violations; Singaporeans getting more responsive to healthier food options; Philippines releases dietary guidelines.

Global turmoil hits food company share prices

Turmoil in global financial markets has hit food companies’ share prices and could directly impact exporters, according to a leading analyst.

Fonterra boosts Chinese kids' milk presence with 'ultra-premium' Anchor launch

Fonterra has moved to strengthen its position in China's kids' milk market with the launch of a vitamin-enriched "ultra-premium" product.

Alamgeer Foods invests £100k on spice imports

Food manufacturer and importer Alamgeer Foods has started importing more spices and ingredients from Asia after securing a £100,000 financial package.

BrandHive agency founder to lead conference stream at Vitafoods Asia

Jeff Hilton, the healthy lifestyle branding guru, has been invited lead three sessions at Vitafoods Asia in Hong Kong next month.

India

FSSAI to revamp guidelines to include thousands more products

The public will have the best part of a month to offer input into new guidelines for proprietary foods, health supplements and additives as India’s food regulator sets out to include thousands more items that were not covered under its rules.

Key Industry Events

Vitafoods Asia 2015

Hong Kong / Conference and exhibition

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Fi Asia

Bangkok / Conference and exhibition

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Food Vision USA 2015

Chicago, IL / Conference

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