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's wine producers will be raising a glass to a successful 2007 after posting record annual exports sales of NZ$700m (€361m), a 36 per cent increase over last year.
As New Zealand's dairy industry continues to profit from increased prices, politicians have hit out at the environmental impacts of the resulting rise in production.
Greater demand, rising incomes and changing consumer habits make China a strong potential confectionery market, according to a new report.
China's State Council has issued a special regulation, which intensifies control and supervision of food manufacturers and distributors, in a bid to improve food safety, according to Xinhua, the official...
Indonesia is expecting an increase in the country's cocoa production, despite recent poor crops, according to local news media.
Food allergies in Australian children have risen 12-fold since 1995 and there is an "urgent need" for further research into the trend, according to a new study.
The Australian government last week unveiled a new logo for food products either produced or grown in the country.
Unilever continues to step up its operations within Asia with the inauguration of its new distribution centre in Vietnam.
Australia can adopt commercialised genetically modified (GM) canola production without compromising its organic agriculture, say new findings from the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ABARE).
Korean production of wheat and corn is set to decline as the country's food industry turns increasingly to imported materials for its needs, says a new report.
The rapid growth of foreign food companies operating in China is driving the increase in the number of counterfeit goods in the country, says a new report.
Australia's food and beverage sectors dominate the country's export market, but with global and regional trade becoming increasingly competitive, their continued health is far from certain.
A new survey of Asian business leaders has tipped China to rival America as the world's largest consumer economy, as it continues to witness dynamic growth in its food and...
Thai and Vietnamese officials yesterday announced new cooperative measures designed to better contain and control the spread of deadly avian influenza in their poultry stocks.
A UN expert has slammed a Filipino advertising campaign for breast milk substitutes as "misleading, deceptive, and malicious in intent."
Nestle is to invest in sustainable coffee production within Vietnam in order to protect the quality and competitiveness of its brands in the growing markets of Asia.
Unilever, the world's second largest food company, is to increase its focus on its Chinese operations to allow the country to meet its potential as a market leader in the...
China has consolidated its position as one of the world's leading tea producers as export demand continues to drive growth in the sector, according to figures by China's chamber of...
China is one of five nations worldwide set to drive massive growth of in the carbonated drinks market by 2011, according to a new report by consumer analyst Euromonitor.
Two Korean companies, Eugene Science and RexGene Biotech, have entered into a contract to develop, produce and market a new supplement containing Eugene Science's proprietary cholesterol-lowering ingredient CZ in their...
Honk Kong based funds management firm, Value Partners, could be set to invest in the growing Chinese monosodium glutamate (MSG) and fermentation market, according to local news reports.
Drought and late frosts are expected to see Australia's production of apples and pears at itslowest in a decade, suggests a new report.
Indonesia's food and beverage exports will grow by between 10 and 15 per cent this year, surpassing the US$2 billion in earnings previously forecast for 2006, according to the Indonesian...
Australia's dairy industry will see export earnings drop by more than 24 per cent to under A$2 billion (€1.2bn) in 2006-07 as a result of the sharp reduction in output...
Popcorn is one of the fastest growing products in China's emerging snack food market, according to new data from Euromonitor.