Whether serving the food and drink needs of consumers or sourcing ingredients and raw materials, success in the food industry depends on keeping abreast of the latest market trends in the Asia Pacific region.
Asia-Pacific is expected to dominate the global dietary supplements market for the rest of the decade to control 44% of the global market by 2020.
As the middle class continues to grow in China, penetrating this market becomes a priority for US brands. Negotiating that bewildering process may have gotten a little easier with the...
Melbourne might be famous for being the starting point for Australia’s coffee revolution a decade ago, it is now being challenged by Sydney to become the country’s most caffeine-crazed city....
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Australians over 35 and without children are consistently buying fewer vegetables than any other age bracket, according to the latest Nielsen consumer research data into vegetable purchasing.
Consumers in China, Indonesia and Thailand have a striking awareness of healthy nutrition and a strong preference for clean labelling, according to a global study of consumer preferences.
The University of Otago has received around NZD$320,000 from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to determine the disease burden of typhoidal and non-typhoidal Salmonella.
Mondelēz’s Cadbury Glow and Nestlé’s Kit Kat Senses have joined India’s rapidly growing premium chocolate market.
Premium Services Food Ingredients India has renewed certifications of quality, environment and food safety, after an audit by DNV GL.
Indian biscuit manufacturers are now aggressively moving into the premium segment as the world’s biggest cookie consumer shifts its tastes upmarket.
Almost 3.2m Australians eat a packaged dairy dessert such as a custard, mousse, chocolate pudding, creamy rice or fruity whip each month.
Beverage brands must appreciate how perceived packaging wisdom in a mature market may be inappropriate if it is applied in emerging markets like India.
India’s exports to Asean grew from US$44bn in 2010 to US$74bn last year, according to a government official as he outlined the region’s growing importance.
Technology originally designed for use in outer space has been applied to detect radioactive cesium contamination in food.
Tests show Viagra and Cialis APIs present in over 100 brands of bogus ‘sexual enhancement’ pill.
Efacec has won a second consecutive project with PT Indolakto, a dairy producer in Indonesia.
Does a consumer’s talent in the kitchen have any bearing on the kind of food they tend to enjoy eating, researchers have asked.
As Australia’s alcohol market shrinks, researchers have told retailers they should understand better that men and women don’t always look for the same qualities in a liquor store, with different...
What would Asean look like if it were re-imagined as a single bloc, and what characteristics would it have if all 10 countries were aggregated into an economic unit?
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day for people with type 2 diabetes, an international study has claimed.
Asia’s food colourings market will grow to over half a billion dollars by 2019 at a time when India is struggling to break away from the synthetic products it traditionally...
Despite living among the highest population of diabetics in the world, Indians consumed just one-fifth of the global daily average for calories through packaged food and soft drinks last year.
It is no coincidence that eight out of the world’s top 10 peanut consumers are in Asia, where eating the nuts appears to be an altogether safer pastime than doing...
Snack bar makers can create instant wins in China with beauty bars or products containing Traditional Chinese Medicine ingredients, say Chinese consumer experts.
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