More than one in 10 drinks on sale in China did not meet national standards in the first six months of this year, China’s food regulator has announced.
Lagging Chinese demand and the impact of the Russian embargo are likely to put "considerable pressure" on FrieslandCampina's sales in the second half of 2015.
Vitamin D supplementation may cut the risk of asthma exacerbation in children but it does not impact respiratory infections in healthy children, a review has found.
Fonterra has moved to strengthen its position in China's kids' milk market with the launch of a vitamin-enriched "ultra-premium" product.
Jeff Hilton, the healthy lifestyle branding guru, has been invited lead three sessions at Vitafoods Asia in Hong Kong next month.
Turmoil in global financial markets has hit food companies’ share prices and could directly impact exporters, according to a leading analyst.
Chinese grocery sales will grow from US$1,119bn in 2015 to US$1,491bn in 2020, an increase of around one-third.
Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics has revealed it will bring PacXpert flexible packaging technology to China and South Africa.
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....
Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification for Cargill’s feed mills in Central America underlines the continued importance of the region to Cargill’s aquafeed business. However, it is the fast-growing Asian region...
China’s State Council has unveiled guidelines to increase agricultural production to promote more secure food supplies as the country modernises its agriculture system.
UK-based ingredients distributor Direct Food Ingredients has opened an office and warehouse in Los Angeles where it will focus its activities in nutraceuticals and sports nutrition and push its quality...
The Hershey Company reported a net loss of almost $100m for the second quarter of 2015 - a result "adversely impacted" by its performance in China.
Child obesity has already doubled this century in Beijing
Around two-thirds of Australians are obese and consume on average a quantity of chocolate each year equivalent to a passenger’s first-class baggage allowance on long-haul flights, Csiro, the country’s government...
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.
A prebiotic-rich diet may shift the gut microbiota profiles of obese children to a more beneficial profile, regardless of whether the obesity was related to lifestyle or genetics, says a...
AB InBev says its premium and super-premium strategy in China is paying off, with the brewing giant building the category to meet ‘pent up demand.’
Mead Johnson Nutrition has agreed to pay $12m (€10.9m) to settle a US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) investigation into the "promotional practices" of its Chinese business.
Chinese scientists have developed a method to detect melamine in milk and infant formula using gold nanoparticles.
Blendhub Corp. has set up its third Portable Powder Blending plant (PPB) in Mexico, after Spain and India, as it plans to open 40 factories in the next three years...
Grandparents largely to blame for China’s spiking childhood obesity
Danone plans to use proceeds from the proposed sale of its Dumex China infant formula business to increase its stake in Mengniu.
A ‘Smart Wine Bottle’ is being used to help a wine company ensure its authentic products are reaching consumers in China, rather than counterfeit goods.
China has overtaken the US to become the “powerhouse” of the global ice cream market, says Mintel.