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.
China has a snowballing interest in the seafood market and while this is driving the global industry, it is also putting pressure on it, according to industry expert.
An Australian winegrower has launched a scathing attack on supermarket chains in the country and their lean towards private label wines, which he says is squeezing the industry’s profits.
Singapore’s government has pledged funds over the next five years towards the country’s food manufacturing sector in a bid to improve productivity by 20%.
China Tontine Wines Group, one of the largest wine producers in China, is looking to expand its current offerings with its intended acquisition of Yantai Baiyanghe Winery.
India is engaging in rice diplomacy with Indonesia to whom it is willing to sell 500,000 tonnes of rice, but also wants the latter to cut its export tax on...
Indonesia's economy continued to show rapid growth, boosted by strong consumer spending and rising exports.
Continued research and development combined with exposure will drive and strengthen the functional foods market in Asia Pacific, according to analysis.
An initiative is underway to strengthen research and development in Australia’s sugarcane industry.
Danish business in China was celebrated at a business awards ceremony on Saturday, but the future needs to be focused on combining operations with Chinese management, according to business expert.
Hong Kong’s total wine imports reached US$940m in the first 9 months of this year, according to the secretary for financial services and the treasury.
The Asian food market has seen value growth but a volume slowdown and manufacturers need to be innovative to succeed in driving development of the sector amid an economic downturn,...
Fonterra chairman Henry van der Heyden believes that the current dairy boom in China and India that has underpinned rising prices for products worldwide will continue.
China’s baby food market is a growing and strengthening market favouring internationals and premium brands, as a consumers focus on safety post melamine scandal, according to Euromonitor.
GE Food and Beverage Solutions is targeting China due to considerable growth in the food and beverage sector and the growing trend towards greener manufacturing, the company said.
Changing consumer eating patterns and greater western influence has seen an upward trend in the bakery industry in Malaysia, but trade group urges education drive to enhance the sector’s growth...
Thailand’s chocolate confectionery segment showed it jumped 20% last year to reach THB3.360bn ($0.1bn), notes UK market analysts Mintel in a new review.
Asia is the fastest growing omega-3 market and global association, GOED, plans to cultivate a responsible market through education and quality controls, with a specific focus on China.
Foreign firms are the biggest players in a rapidly growing chocolate confectionery market in China – but a fragmented market means there are opportunities for smaller companies, according to a...
Drinks manufacturers need to be strategic to succeed in the struggling Japanese market, paying attention to the trend for gourmet and healthier beverages and the younger generation’s preferences, according to...
Food production in India will exceed projections and reach the target 4% growth in 2011 to 2012, according to a government minister.
Enzyme producer Novozymes is focusing on new enzyme applications that can be applied to convenience foods that appeal to the Indian consumer.
The Indian market for pasta is set to develop and strengthen, offering opportunities for international manufacturers, according to industry analyst.
The severe flooding in Thailand is merely a second blow to its already unsteady rice market, an industry expert has said.
The Kiwi meat industry is in the process of investigating whether it would be feasible for it to set up an online trading auction to sell export meat products as...
A surging demand for chicken, meat and eggs is putting the Indian poultry sector on the path to being a US$27.2bn industry by 2015, finds a new report.