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Australian food labelling laws are currently under close political scrutiny following an outbreak of hepatitis A linked to imported frozen berries.
AB-Biotics, the Spanish biotech company, and leading Chinese women and infant nutrition player Derbycare will launch a gastropaediatric health product in China this year.
Blackmores, Australia's leading natural health brand, announced record profits for the half-year while putting in place new provisions to ramp up the retailer's presence in Asia.
Dole Japan has developed a 'wearable banana' for the Tokyo Marathon that tells runners their time, tweets, heart rate, and doubles as a nutritious in-race snack.
Monster Beverage Corporation CEO Rodney Sacks hopes the company's recent deal with Coke will fire further international growth in markets including Japan, after its international arm returned to year-on-year earnings...
Saputo-owned Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) has agreed to acquire the "everyday cheese" business of Australian rival Lion Dairy and Drinks (LDD) for AU$137.5m (US$107m, €95m)....
Mondelēz kicked off the Packaging Innovations tradeshow at the NEC in Birmingham, UK, today talking about its developing markets and ‘regional jewels’.
Kerry Group is in advanced discussions to sell its €160m ($181.28m) Australian bakery business Pinnacle, the company says.
DNV has acquired International Standards Certifications (ISC) which has a strong presence in Asia.
An Indonesian canned fish producer is aiming to make its entry into the Middle East food market, as Indonesia’s government aims to bolster its national fishing industry.
Mead Johnson Nutrition plans to boost its US infant formula manufacturing capabilities to supply the e-commerce channels opening up between the US and China.
Carlsberg’s CEO and president Jørgen Buhl Rasmussen will retire from the group in June, and will be succeeded by Cees ‘t Hart (currently CEO of the Dutch dairy giant Royal...
Coca-Cola Amatil will devote more energy to its Indonesian business - a bright spot in its 2014 full year results - hoping strengthened market leadership in the country will help...
Rexam will build two beverage can plants in India, starting with an initial investment of £50m ($77m) in Sri City.
The Chinese business regulator has given the green light for Wilmar International and First Pacific to acquire Australian food manufacturing major Goodman Fielder.
Nestlé has filed a patent on a recipe and process to increase crispiness in China’s traditional sweet pastry Sachima to draw in younger consumers.
The world’s richest confectioner Michele Ferrero, owner of the Ferrero Group, has died aged 89 as his company gains traction in emerging markets.
An exposé by Australian consumer watchdog Choice claims SAB Miller, which owns Fosters and Carlton & United Breweries, is locking out genuine craft beer from local pubs.
Thai Drinks will invest US$92m in promoting 100Plus, a functional drinks brand made by Fraser and Neave, the Singaporean manufacturer with which it shares its parent, ThaiBev, the Thai alcoholic...
Nutreco says that SHV has received regulatory clearance from the competition authorities of China in connection with its offer for the Dutch feed group.
Arla Foods and Australian firm F Mayer Imports have established a joint venture to market Castello cheese, Lurpak butter, and other Arla products Down Under.
Lotte Foods, Raisio’s Benecol partner in South Korea, has launched Benecol yoghurt drinks under the country’s health functional food category.
A series of food safety incidents last year has taken its toll on McDonald’s Japan, with the company declaring its first net loss in 11 years.
Allied Bakers, the maker of Kingsmill bread, said today that the palm oil and derivatives used in its products are now 100% sustainably sourced through physical supply chains.
Leading Japanese direct-seller Q’SAI Co Ltd is entering the US with a new wholly-owned subsidiary and will launch American versions of health products that have become staples in Japan.