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Fertiliser and food grains are now included in the Indian Railways' 4% freight rate; a move that could drive food prices higher in India.
NSF International’s dietary and food ingredients testing facility in Shanghai has achieved accreditation from the China National Accreditation Service (CNAS), a move that will drive standards among Chinese suppliers, according...
New Zealand’s avocado growers are trialling a new technology that could see the export of this fruit to new markets.
Royal Friesland Campina is poised to complete the takeover of Filipino firm Alaska Milk Corporation (AMC) for total sum of around €350m, in a move it said gave it access to 100m...
Following a US$32m investment in Singapore, Japanese flavour giant Takasago International has turned its attention to India and has invested a further US$10m to build a flavour and fragrance manufacturing...
The Kiwi government has renamed the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) as the Ministry of Primary Industries.
Australian food manufacturers now have access to a A$1bn government-led programme that will help them become more energy efficient and lower carbon emissions.
Malaysian bakery and confectionery firm Silver Bird Group Berhad has announced the suspension of three top officials as it defaults on loan repayments.
Gelatine ingredients manufacturer, Rousselot, has set up a sales and distribution joint venture with a local Japanese company Jellice in a bid to strengthen its presence in the country.
Asian agribusiness, Wilmar International, has secured a 10.1% shareholder stake in Australian food giant Goodman Fielder, and will consider further investment.
Amid a stream of supplier bullying accusations, Australian supermarket giant Woolworths has launched a new hotline where its clients can voice concerns and complaints.
Indian natural ingredients company, OmniActive Health Technologies is focused on the entire production chain for its lutein ingredient production in the country.
The Australian Food and Grocery Council has expanded its services to cater for small-to-medium (SME) enterprises in the country’s A$108 billion food and grocery manufacturing sector.
Consumer concerns are proving increasingly powerful in influencing food and beverage formulation decisions, and Australian supermarket Coles is the latest to react and remove all added MSG and artificial colourings...
Crown Holdings will increase beverage can production in Vietnam with a new facility by mid-2013.
Digital marketing innovation and a strong, direct relationship with consumers is key to successful brand building and sales force in India, according to PepsiCo.
The previously robust seafood trade corridor between Japan and South Korea took a huge beating because of nuclear contamination fears in the wake of the Fukushima incident last year.
An innovation centre in Japan will ensure the necessary R&D needed to allow bakery specialists Puratos to tap into the local market, the Belgian multinational has said.
The Australian food giant Goodman Fielder faced another quarter of declining profits and revenues even as the company prepares to sell assets in both Australia and New Zealand.
Global consultancy firm Intertek Cantox International has expanded its food regulatory services in Asia with a new office in Beijing dedicated to assisting food ingredient manufacturers conform to regulatory requirements...
Chinese ingredients supplier Fenchem has joined the global omega-3 association GOED after including fish oil ingredients in its product portfolio just a year ago.
A new manufacturing facility in Shanghai will enable flavour manufacturer Frutarom to tap into the vast opportunities in the savoury application sector in China and Southeast Asia.
India-based botanical extract specialists, Olive Lifesciences, has invested US$434,000 in a new research and development facility near Bangalore to drive new product development (NPD) and product assessment for the nutraceutical...
Thai sugar company, Mitr Phol, has secured a majority stake of 57.69% in Australian sugar mill MSF for A$300m, racking up the total foreign investment in Australia’s sugar production to...
Synthite Industries, the India-based oleoresin extraction firm, has said that it would use its recently announced acquisition in China to clear a path to the Southeast Asian market.