Pepsi China will enter the mobile phone business, ending 24 hours of frenzied and incredulous speculation by technology web sites, some of which suspected the move was an elaborate hoax.
Korean food giant Daeseng wants to enter the EU omega-3 market and has applied for novel foods approval for an algae-derived DHA (docosahexaenoic acid).
The a2 Milk Company (a2MC) is seeking to raise NZ$43m (US$28.5m) to support growth in Australia, New Zealand and key international markets.
The number of online grocery purchases is soaring in Singapore, a city where its time-poor citizens are chocking with traffic.
McDonald’s Japan has registered its first sales increase after a year and a half in the doldrums.
Chinese food manufacturer Freshasia will open a new production facility in Little Melton, south Norfolk, creating more than 50 jobs, thanks to securing investment from a number of funders.
Quorn Foods has been sold to Filipino branded consumer goods company Monde Nissin for £550M, ending months of speculation.
Mars Incorporated has opened a pre-competitive research and training facility in China to address food safety.
Evonik has revealed it is planning further expansion at its methionine production site in Singapore.
The growing demand for boutique gin has seen a steady increase in Australian winemakers working on the side as distillers.
Chinese dairy Huishan is "taking legal advice" after the withdrawal of a food safety alert relating to a batch of its fresh milk.
Ingredients major DSM has ramped up its regional development work with the opening of an innovation centre in Singapore this year. Central to its operation is an understanding that Asian...
Grassland, a Wisconsin butter products company, is seeing fast expansion in a Southeast Asian market that is now demanding a wide range of ingredients. "It is a very positive market...
Although not a newcomer to Southeast Asia, American cheese and diary ingredient manufacturer DairiConcepts is determined to break new ground. Its strategy is to bring innovation to Thailand while beating...
BASF and Genomatica have expanded their license agreement to produce 1,4-butanediol based on renewable feedstock (renewable BDO), from North America to Southeast Asia.
Edible oils AAK has acquired a 51% share of Indian specialty oils and fats company, Kamani, to strengthen its foothold in India.
Glanbia Nutritionals has expanded beyond its dairy roots to add pea, chia and flax protein concentrates to its portfolio to meet growing demand for vegan protein, says business development manager...
Chinese dairy Yashili has agreed to acquire infant formula business Oushi Mengniu from its majority shareholder, Mengniu, for around $165m.
Tetra Pak has launched TR/G7, a filling machine which has a capacity of 6500 gable top packages per hour, for chilled distribution.
Saudi’s Savola Group has formed a joint venture with Thai Union Frozen, one of the world’s largest seafood processors, to bring new seafood products to the Middle East, targeting US$400m...
Concerns are mounting within China’s sweeteners industry over the risk of Chinese sucralose becoming a target for an anti-dumping investigation by the US or EU, according to industry sources.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has signed an advisory services agreement with Stora Enso Lao Co. to help the company improve its social risk management in Lao...