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Indonesia could swap import licences with tariffs for some commodities

Plus: Holista CollTech sets out to develop world’s first low-GI noodles; and Cargill hopes to become Philippines feed leader with new plant project..

Growth in Asia boosts Heineken's global volumes

Heineken highlights Q3 volume growth in Asia Pacific in an update this morning, with particularly strong growth in Vietnam thanks to Tiger beer.

Nutrition professionals are ‘allowing’ industry to dominate policy-making in Australia

Nutrition professionals, scientists and other public interest bodies are staying on the sidelines and allowing the food industry to dominate Australia’s nutrition policy-making, according to research analysis. 


Businesses invited to gain from lobster production breakthrough

Australian companies are being offered the opportunity to collaborate with the University of Tasmania to scale-up and commercialise its rock lobster aquaculture systems and related technologies. 

Bidding war for Australia’s Kidman estate escalates

A consortium featuring four of Australia’s largest cattle families have put forward an AU$386m bid for the Kidman estate.

Korean menopause botanical blend wins EFSA backing

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has said a herbal root mix is safe for use in menopause food supplements.  

This Week Down Under

Food flavours could be tailored for vaping to help reduce obesity

Plus: Excellent year for Aldi as Woolworths sheds $1bn in sales; and New Zealand seeks opinions on new Food Act.

China's food sector: Is there room left for the little guys?

China may have opened up its economy even more in the last several years but it's not as if the floodgates are wide apart. Much of this "openness" is actually born out of necessity rather than a love of equity. It's foreign trade policies are still protectionist to the core...

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