Asia is poised to help meet rising demand for cocoa, but its key producer Indonesia faces quality concerns and its government lacks incentive to grow the sector.
Australian wine exports to China are continuing to recover, and in some quarters are even experiencing record sales, according to industry figures released this week.
Food safety legislation and standards in both the US and the European Union are now blueprints for similar regulations in emerging markets, such as China, both to improve safety for local consumers and to facilitate exports to Europe and North America, according to Eagle Product Inspection.
Synlait Milk has commercialised a "sleep promoting" milk powder, produced using milk collected from cows in the hours of darkness, following a clinical trial.
A joint-venture between China and Malaysia has led to the opening of a halal food laboratory in northwestern China.
14 nutrition start-ups are formally seeking investment and partners the day before Vitafoods Europe officially opens next week in Geneva.
India’s food minister believes the country would be a global food processing powerhouse were it not for its troubled supply chain.
A three-way joint-venture involving McDonald’s, an agribusiness giant and a Beijing business has attracted the city’s biggest ever fine for causing pollution.