Polyphenols from coffee may improve blood sugar levels and boost endothelial function in healthy men, says a new study from Japan.
Multivac says it is planning massive investments in Germany, US, UK and Japan with the first announcement being a €15m plant for machine parts in Bulgaria.
Obesity has emerged as one of South Korea’s biggest threats to health, according to a study released by the National Health Insurance Service last week.
Ingredients giant Ajinomoto has announced a business alliance with Japanese flavour and fragrance firm T.Hasegawa which will see the companies use fermentation technologies to develop natural flavours.
Nattokinase, an enzyme extracted from fermented soy, has seen tremendous growth in recent years, with its foundation of science key to driving future marketing and consumer understanding, says Vincent Hackel,...
Greater awareness about gout and low-purine diets has not only inspired innovation by Japan's major breweries, but the country's largest dairy, Meiji.
A group of international researchers have discovered two new genes in the barley plant that will shed light on the history of agriculture and also bring new capabilities to barley...
Low self-sufficiency rate stays put in Japan for fifth year
Givaudan, a global flavour and fragrance house, has pumped more than €11.5M into a new Tokyo-based technical centre.
A pair of Denver-based entrepreneurs decided to go top shelf on ingredients to launch what they claim is the first chewable dietary supplement product in the recovery space.
The food industry is missing a billion euro trick when it comes to ageing population, says Lauren Bandy, senior nutrition analyst at Euromonitor International.
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...
Taiwan FDA cracks down on imports from Fukushima
Hawaiian antioxidant juice manufacturer KonaRed is moving into Japan with its nutritional supplements made from the American state’s indigenous coffee fruit.
Alga Technologies, an Israeli-based astaxanthin producer, has signed a deal to supply Fujifilm in Japan with AstaPure, which will be used in the firm's Astalift skin care products.
Taiwan updates its certification in wake of scandals
Health ministry blamed for doing too little to prevent gutter oil scandal
Eight out of 10 residents of Fukushima prefecture are comfortable buying local produce four years after the nuclear accident in 2011, according to a survey by local consumer groups.
A green energy initiative by the Japanese meat processor NH Foods at its Oakey Beef Exports plant in Australiahas been hailed as a “poster child” for food producers worldwide.
Morinaga Milk, part of Japanese Morinaga Group, based in Tokyo, has developed 'Toyal Lotus', a non-stick yoghurt lid.
Japanese consumers are eating more dark chocolate at the expense of milk varieties as interest grows in cocoa polyphenols, says leading domestic chocolatier Meiji.
An analysis of the G8 nations has highlighted striking differences in calories and other macronutrients purchased from packaged food in these countries with Mediterranean and Japanese diets being the healthiest,...
Japanese food processor Kagome will acquire Tasty Bite, the ready-to-eat Asian meals manufacturer for an undisclosed sum.
Ajinomoto has denied claims published in the UK’s Telegraph newspaper that it was eyeing Tate & Lyle’s Splenda sucralose business.
Tomra Sorting Food is stepping up its focus on Japan by launching a Japanese-language website.