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DSM said it is to increase prices for the vitamin C forms it produces in China by a minimum of 10% for non-contracted business.
Japan’s Toyo Rice Corporation has secured a world record for selling the world’s most expensive rice after a limited quantity of its super-premium grains were made available earlier this year...
The International Sweeteners Association (ISA) has hit back at what it claims are the “misleading conclusions” of a review into sweetener industry-funded research which alleged widespread bias .
The rise of China’s functional food and dietary supplement industry is continuing to outstrip overall economic growth, and will continue to do so with sports nutrition and goods for the...
Fruit-based beverage retailer Smoothie King has expanded into the Gulf through a partnership with Dubai conglomerate Al Ghurair and opened of its first outlet in the region.
The New Zealand government has given the go-ahead for Chinese food operator Shanghai Maling to buy a 50% stake in meat processor Silver Fern Farms for $261 million.
With FI Asia taking place this week in Jakarta with 15,000 visitors, 650 exhibitors and a host of industry experts in one place, we caught up with Olav Masseling, brand...
India’s food processing industry is likely to treble in size over the coming years, with international manufacturers starting to see the Asian giant as a “global food factory”.
The board of China Mengniu Dairy Company Limited last week announced wholesale changes to its personnel.
New Zealand’s Food Safety Minister Jo Goodhew has welcomed the opening of the Fonterra Ying Hub in Ying County, Shuozhou City, Shanxi Province, China.
A report by an international NGO which has studied some of the fastest growing multinational fast-food chains in India has warned that just eight of the companies combined could contribute...
Nearly 1,000 tons of frozen meat, some contaminated with bleach, have been seized by Guangdong police in the South of China, according to reports.
Animal exporter Wellard is set to receive a multi-million-dollar payment from its largest shareholder, WGH Holdings, as part of a refinancing move set to benefit its Chinese backers.
Fonterra says all employees at its Edendale milk processing plant in New Zealand are safe following the collapse of a raw milk silo on Friday afternoon.
The food industry needs to stop looking at challenges such as obesity, malnutrition and waste as costly challenges and see them as the opportunities for creating “$2 trillion of added...
Indian-based ingredient firm Roha has continued its global expansion by opening a German office to increase technical and consumer support in Europe.
The world’s largest premium kangaroo meat distributor is set to establish a processing plant in Europe to target the home cooking market.
Danone is reported to be considering a gradual withdrawal of its Dumex infant nutrition products from Vietnam.
A home-delivery craft-beer service is helping put independent brews in the hands of ale lovers around Australia.
A chicken hatchery tasked to produce 12 million birds has been created in Burma by a joint venture of animal feed and poultry breeding companies from the Netherlands and Belgium.
Korean television and a partnership in Singapore have been helping an Australian super grain producer reach new markets.
Market expansion firm DKSH has acquired a majority stake in online premium confectionery distributor Shanghai Sweets International (eSweets).
Brazilian food conglomerate BRF has entered into an agreement with Malaysian agri-food firm FFM Berhad to acquire a 70% stake in its subsidiary FFM Further Processing (FFP) for $16m.
Australian food packaging firm Pact is to acquire specialty nutraceutical manufacturer Australian Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (APM) for A$90m.
UAE-based investment firm Food Capital has acquired a significant stake in Ice Cream Dana Group of Saudi Arabia, the owner of 20 stores under the Yummy Yoghurt, Bun & Patty,...