Health concerns and price hikes are taking their toll on the Chinese chocolate market – with value and volumes sales in decline according to analysts.
US retail sales of non-dairy ice cream surged 43.7% to $75.2m in the year to May 28, as more consumers enjoyed almond and coconut-based products in addition to dairy, while...
The global upswing in pork prices is bad news for Chinese consumers who will have to pay record prices for pig meat this year, claims Rabobank.
With value growth in its FMCG market reaching a five-year low, China is marching towards a “two-speed” consumer economy, though the situation is not yet one of general malaise.
BRC Global Standards has expanded in India to encourage and support growth in the country.
Meat suppliers in Lebanon were boosted by a surge in meat sales during the holy month of Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr.
As global krill oil major Aker Biomarine awaits regulatory approval for its new Superba 2 product line in China, increased consumer demand for omega-3s is bringing increasingly more local suppliers...
Genetics and nutrition companies look set to benefit from a Chinese crackdown on pollution from the livestock sector, after critics claim slurry is contaminating water supplies.
The UK and Hong Kong have agreed a deal to expand the Asian nation’s intake of British beef, meaning a rise in premium beef imports is on the cards.
Imports of pig meat to China will boom by a third as the government shuts down unsuitable farms and the sow herd shrinks to an historic low, analysts have claimed.
With three of the world’s leading dairy brands, Asia-Pacific will drive modest growth in the global market, alongside increased demand from the Middle East, Africa and Eastern Europe.
Livestock numbers in Mongolia reached a record level this year despite harsh climate conditions wiping out more than one million farm animals.
Pepper prices have declined year on year, supported by ample production volumes seen in Vietnam for the 2016 crop, with early production estimates at 160,000 tonnes, sharply up on the year.
The Middle East is a bright spot for Brazil’s confectionery industry as the only global market seeing growth, with Brazilian producers hoping to capitalise further on synergies with the region....
Sales of products with ethical labels of some sort reached more than US$2bn in the UAE last year, according to Euromonitor, with recycling and preservatives the main areas of focus....
Chinese lamb imports increased by nearly a fifth last month as the soaring price of pork made sheep meat more competitive.
Demand for tomato puree and ketchup has surged by 40% in just the last month due to surging prices and a trend towards easier-to-cook meals.
A joint project is helping cinnamon producers in Sri Lanka meet food safety and hygiene standards to boost export opportunities.
China is upset with the US after it asked the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to check if China complied with a 2013 order to reform its anti-dumping duties on chicken...
Companies interested in selling flavored milk in China might find it a little more complicated than simply getting it on the shelves.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) in New Zealand says that while dairy exports are down 6% in the past year, the future looks good.
For soft drink and fruit juice manufacturers looking to expand into new geographies, understanding global regulations is vital. However, this is no mean feat.
A shortage of sugar may force some Indonesian food and beverage companies to cease production ahead of the Idul Fitri celebrations, the chairman of the Indonesian Food and Beverage Association...
Norway has become the latest country to sign the Amsterdam Declaration which aims to see 100% of palm oil used in Europe certified sustainable by 2020.
A respected brokerage is betting Chinese companies with access to overseas beef supply will make strong profits by importing and selling the red meat this year.