The Asia-Pacific cheese market is worth US$8.3bn and is expected to almost double to US$15.5bn by 2021, according to a Research and Markets report. This corresponds to an annualised growth...
This week has seen the launch of the world's first United Nations-backed standard for sustainable rice cultivation.
Mars Food, the owner of Uncle Ben’s, has announced the first global standard for sustainable rice in partnership with the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP).
After reviewing years of research that had suggested a link, yesterday the WHO classified processed meat as carcinogenic. Cue sensationalist headlines and huge industry backlash against these ‘obviously biased claims’....
The Anchor dairy brand has a “place to play” in mature as well as emerging markets, says New Zealand dairy Fonterra.
Asian chocolate players are expected to opt for compound coatings over real chocolate in 2016 due to the rising costs of cocoa, says supplier Aalst.
Brands often fall into the trap of thinking that consumers in emerging markets only want cheap, generic products. But these consumers are just as savvy as those in developed markets...
An advertising campaign that focusses on the transformative nature of cooking insects is more effective than 'entomophagy education', says a US-based researcher.
Formulation strikes, marketing makeovers, new ingredients, winning science, regulatory landscapes explained – take your seat for this and more at Sports Nutrition 2015, online and free on October 22, otherwise known as today!
RPC Superfos has partnered with Al Ain Dairy Company in the UAE to launch ice cream made from camel’s milk in RingLock tubs.
The baking and snacks industry must explore innovations in grains to meet the challenges of a growing population, according to PepsiCo's global R&D head.
Investment opportunities in the CBD space continue to abound despite the regulatory uncertainties, the director of a Boulder-based fund says.
PepsiCo, Mars, Mondelēz and Fonterra will focus their efforts on the Middle East at Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai next week (October 27-29) with two conferences entitled Next Generation Manufacturing and...
Nestlé has expansion opportunities in developing markets in Asia and Latin America for its leading confectionery brand KitKat, according to the company’s head of chocolate countlines.
Mintel has unveiled 12 top trends it predicts will shape the food and drink industry over the next year. To find out what they are and how each of them will...
Kantar Worldpanel has released what it claims to be the first report to chart the shift in the competitive landscape of Asia’s FMCG market, where local brands are asserting their...
Christine Spliid was looking for a new healthy food business. On a trip to Asia, she found an off-kilter ingredient that worked perfectly: Crickets.
The global industrial chocolate market is expected to grow volumes 2.4% a year up to 2019 as Barry Callebaut, Cargill and others make headway in Latin America and Asia, says Technavio.
Drinking cranberry juice may improve vascular function and blood pressure, says a new study funded by the Cranberry Institute.
Researchers working on ways to convert fish waste in to flavours say it may be a commercially viable proposition for the industry.
Edible insects pose no special risks to human health – when consumed directly or used as stock feed – according to a new risk assessment from the European food safety watchdog.
Thompson Reuters has cut its growth forecast for the global Halal food market, saying the market will grow to just under US$1.6tn by 2020, instead of 2018 as predicted last year.
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) nutraceuticals market will be worth US$9.1bn this year, with growth set to accelerate up to 2020, according to a new report from Future Market...
Developing countries in Asia account for roughly 90% of the world’s monosodium glutamate consumption, out of a 3m tonne market worth US$4.5bn.
The EU-funded project BIORICE has discovered how to turn starch production waste into protein supplements.