One in six Australian women and a tenth of men will be severely obese by 2025, while more people are overweight now than are not, new modelling has found.
Natural sweetener major PureCircle will build a new processing plant that will double its capacity to produce a proprietary stevia leaf extract.
Greenpeace's damning report on Malaysian palm oil supplier IOI, just one month after its membership of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) was renewed, could be damaging for the certifier, according to one sustainability consultant.
Making brandy cool again and appealing to millennials with a growing appreciation for boutique spirits are the goals of a new distillery opened by a leading Australian beverage company.
In the first of a two-part interview, DuPont’s Asia president for health and nutrition Dr Li Yongjing discusses the initial turbulence created by the ongoing merger with Dow, and explains why he believes the new relationship will make the firm better equipped to deal with Asia’s fast-moving emerging markets....
The functional food ingredients market in Asia Pacific is being tipped to rise from $2.85bn at the end of 2016 to $5.04bn in 2026, with probiotics projected to be the fastest growing segment over the forecast period
Lebanese company Master Chewing Gum & Candies has introduced a gourmet gum brand in unconventional flavors such as mojito as it looks to seize on the Middle East’s changing gum market.
Eurofins Scientific has opened a microbiology testing laboratory in Singapore for food and beverage retailers and manufacturers.
Plus: Survey reveals the extent of sub-par Australian diets; and New processing enzyme put on the regulator’s anvil.