China’s devalued currency, in tandem with its slowing economic growth, is already putting pressure on the operating margins of the country’s food and agri-business (F&A) companies.
European supermarkets are losing out on halal meat sales because of trust issues and a lack of clear labelling, driving Muslim consumers to independent butchers, according to Euromonitor.
The rate that Korean teenagers regularly consume has halved over the past 10 years, the country’s health watchdog has found.
While consumers have been curbing their intake of carbonated drinks in many markets, in Vietnam soft drinks consumption looks set to break the 1bn litres barrier this year.
International buyers have swooped on this season’s Australian almond crop, generating sales expected to surpass A$800m (US$570m) for the first time.
Diageo hopes its non-alcoholic Guinness will improve fortunes in Indonesia, with the alcoholic beverage giant saying the beverage is addressing market trends in the country, and legislation which now bans...
The production estimate for the 2015/16 global wheat crop is 720.3 metric tons (Mt), according to a report from the International Grains Council (IGC), released late last week.
Leading convenience retailers in Asia generated more than US$130bn in sales in 2014, through a combination of higher sales from existing stores, as well as significant new-store expansion, according to...
A patent dispute among CoQ10 producers which had faded from view because many in the industry assumed it was settled is still very much alive via court procedures in Texas...
Chinese grocery sales will grow from US$1,119bn in 2015 to US$1,491bn in 2020, an increase of around one-third.
A study of the price irrigators are willing to pay in the world’s most established water market could help establish new markets across the globe.
The proportion of Australian adults drinking wine has been in decline for some years, including the Aussie wine cask, whose popularity is also dropping.
Prices on the Fonterra-owned Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction platform rose today for the first time since March.
Tea has a long history in China and is still the country’s most popular drink, but coffee is catching up slowly but surely, a new report from Canadean has revealed....
The global insulated packaging market saw a rapid growth from 2013, and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.12% from 2015 to 2020, to $14.2bn by 2020, according...
Powerade still winning in race for sports drink supremacy
Saudi Arabia remains the most attractive food and beverage market ahead of Egypt, with food consumption growth of 7.6% this year, says a new BMI report.
Syria’s food industry is still deteriorating, with bread prices up 87% since 2014, and 9.8 million people now classed as food-insecure, according to the FAO and WFP.
Botanicals are the fastest growing nutraceutical ingredient class in a category being driven by ageing populations around the world, a report has found.
Child obesity has already doubled this century in Beijing
Low self-sufficiency rate stays put in Japan for fifth year
China’s beef market will have great potential over the next decade, with its stakeholders expected to play an increasingly influential role in the global market, according to Rabobank.
SIG Combibloc has launched its smallest carton pack 80ml into Indonesia for the first time.
At least five premium chocolate makers are looking to build up India’s cocoa sector to produce single origin Indian chocolate.
The savory snack market will grow 7.1% each year, driven by the increasing purchasing power of developing countries, says P&S Market Research.