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.
New Zealand whole milk powder prices increased by 7% in May over the corresponding period last year, driven by decreased supply and increased export demand from China.
Potatoes: like dairy not the first global staple you think of when it comes to Asia, but that doesn’t mean to say that there isn’t a growing market for spud-based...
By the end of 2017 one third of soy imported into Europe will be certified, says the Roundtable on Responsible Soy, but will consumers know it?
Chinese people need to eat less red meat, a leading Chinese government health agency has recommended in a landmark review of the country’s eating habits.
Pork prices in China increased by 48% April over the same month last year, according to commodities analyst Mintec.
Chinese consumers appear to be falling out of love with Western fast food after a McKinsey & Company survey revealed a significant drop in customers between 2012 and 2015.
Asia’s beverage market will experience unprecedented growth, taking two-thirds of global incremental consumption by 2021, according to figures from Canadean.
The New Zealand Food Safety Science and Research Centre has been officially launched.
South Australian health authorities have re-issued a warning on mung bean sprouts almost a month after saying they were safe to eat.
Despite hopes from Iranian meat exporters that they could increase supplies to the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), deliveries to the region, including most of the post-Soviet Union area, are...
An investment firm that now owns almost 13% of the stock of Cyanotech is announcing an effort to push the company to speed up the process of bringing additional astaxanthin supply...
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has said global prices of key food staples rose for the third consecutive month in April, after four years of previous decline.
Indian lentil prices have more than doubled over the last year, with reduced production volumes in the 2015-16 season contributing to a 117% year-on-year cost increase.
News that the European Union has ended a 19-year ban on imported Chinese scallops buoyed prices by 23% in April.
Fonterra says increased demand in the marketplace for organic milk means prices are higher for farmers supplying it to the New Zealand cooperative.
The Korean government is stepping up its food industry promotion in the Middle East with a new regional office and new initiatives, with the aim of growing food exports by...
Founding member AstaReal has withdrawn from the Natural Algae Astaxanthin Association, while at the same time the association announced a new member, Chinese company Yunnan Alphy Biotech Company, Ltd.
The source of Salmonella which has sickened more than 300 people in Australia has been traced to a factory in South Australia.
With momentum building for crowdsourcing and funding as a platform for nutrition research, scientists warn that greater control may be needed to safeguard the quality and validity of such studies. ...
China’s pork imports more than doubled in March 2016 as environmental regulation slammed the brakes on domestic production for the country’s largest producers.
Consumer demand for healthier foods that don’t sacrifice taste has led to a spike in interest in Asian cuisine, but so far home cooks have not embraced this trend fully...
Research into the adulteration and poor manufacturing practices of ginkgo products has highlighted the need to reign in unregistered food supplements containing the botanical.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will create new export opportunities for US dairy exports to Vietnam.
A Salmonella outbreak which has sickened more than 150 people in Australia has been linked to raw mung bean sprouts.
The chocolate market in Asia Pacific is expected to grow around 2% faster than Europe and North America up to 2019, according to a Transparency Market Research’s (TMR) report.