As the middle class continues to grow in China, penetrating this market becomes a priority for US brands. Negotiating that bewildering process may have gotten a little easier with the...
Food colouring major GNT has appointed AAFUD Group as its distributor for the Chinese market as as it looks to ramp up its presence in Asia-Pacific.
Canadian biopharmaceutical krill oil research and development company Acasti Pharma, which is working on the commercialisation of new forms of omega-3 phospholipid therapies for the treatment and prevention of certain...
Bacardi claims to have made a “breakthrough” in spirit production technology with a new liquor named TANG, that is distilled entirely from green tea leaves.
Fonterra has acquired an 18.8% stake in its Chinese infant formula partner Beingmate for around US$550m.
A combination of folic acid and the medication enalapril may be more effective in reducing the risk of stroke in adults with hypertension than the medication alone, according to large-scale research...
China is “unaware” of any consignment of New Zealand infant formula being held at its border in response to the 1080 contamination threat, says the New Zealand Ministry for Primary...
We are now in the third month of what could be a landmark year for food safety in China.
Ferrero plans to manufacture in China to heap further pressure on chocolate market leader Mars.
Tests show Viagra and Cialis APIs present in over 100 brands of bogus ‘sexual enhancement’ pill.
China is making progress as it sets out to improve its failing food safety record, according to hygiene services major Ecolab.
ConsumerLab.com (CL) has launched a Chinese-language service, cn.ConsumerLab.com, to help consumers in China evaluate the safety of food products.
Two years of supplementation with lutein and zeaxanthin may boost macular pigment optical density (MPOD) and retinal sensitivity in people with early age-related macular degeneration (AMD), says a new study.
China’s most powerful prosecutor will crack down on crimes involving food, drugs and environmental practices over the next 22 months, the Supreme People's Procuratorate has announced.
AB-Biotics, the Spanish biotech company, and leading Chinese women and infant nutrition player Derbycare will launch a gastropaediatric health product in China this year.
Snack bar makers can create instant wins in China with beauty bars or products containing Traditional Chinese Medicine ingredients, say Chinese consumer experts.
Chinese food is the nation’s favourite foreign cuisine research organisation Mintel has revealed yesterday (February 19) – the start of the Chinese New Year.
Mead Johnson Nutrition plans to boost its US infant formula manufacturing capabilities to supply the e-commerce channels opening up between the US and China.
The number of people dying of food poisoning grew slightly last year, with figures released by the National Health and Family Planning Commission showing an increase of less than 1%.
Supplementation with purified anthocyanins may improve blood lipid levels and lower blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetics, says a new study from China.
Nestlé has filed a patent on a recipe and process to increase crispiness in China’s traditional sweet pastry Sachima to draw in younger consumers.
The world’s richest confectioner Michele Ferrero, owner of the Ferrero Group, has died aged 89 as his company gains traction in emerging markets.
Berries from Patties Foods have been linked to an Australian outbreak of Hepatitis A which has sickened at least five people.
Chinese scientists have completed the genome sequencing of Vanilla shenzhenica, giving way to hopes that a synthetic version of the world’s second most expensive spice.
ANSES has created a cooperation agreement with the China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA).