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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.


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.

Coffee polyphenol may help manage blood sugar in healthy people: Study

Polyphenols from coffee may improve blood sugar levels and boost endothelial function in healthy men, says a new study from Japan.

This week Down Under

Research backs belief that tomatoes can trigger gout

Plus: Independent research finds Kiwi 20% sugar tax study 'riddled with flaws'; Rabobank: ’Great things’ expected for Australia’s beef industry; Australian company sets out to commercialise omega-3 from algae across Apac; and Minister lauds success of NZ government diabetes initiative

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Vitafoods Asia 2015

Hong Kong / Conference and exhibition

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