McDonald’s Japan has registered its first sales increase after a year and a half in the doldrums.
Excessive iodine intake may cause thyroid disease in lactating women and should be monitored as closely as deficiency, Chinese research of 343 women has said.
The rate that Korean teenagers regularly consume has halved over the past 10 years, the country’s health watchdog has found.
South Korea is hoping to establish a strong export trade in meat with the United Arab Emirates, and has announced it will adopt the Emirate’s halal certification system to help...
Cargill has not yet decided if it will appeal a ruling by South Korea’s competition authority claiming the firm was part of an animal feed price rigging cartel over several...
German pharmaceutical company, Pharmalink, is moving from pharma to food with a contaminant-free seafood flavouring made from green-lipped mussels.
Leading convenience retailers in Asia generated more than US$130bn in sales in 2014, through a combination of higher sales from existing stores, as well as significant new-store expansion, according to...
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.
Korean producer Haitai Beverage has launched two ‘Sunkist’ smoothies in SIG Combibloc combiblocMini 200ml cartons.
Low self-sufficiency rate stays put in Japan for fifth year
Chronic consumption of beetroot juice may improve cardiovascular health and potentially delay the onset of fatigue in healthy people, says a new study.
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
Iggesund Paperboard will open a sheeting and warehousing facility in Taiwan at the end of July 2015.
Korea offers hope to US beef and pork exporters after international trade lost momentum in May, falling below levels for last year in both volume and value.
Cargill may challenge the ruling of South Korea’s competition authority that claims the company was part of an animal feed price rigging cartel over a number of years.
Taiwan updates its certification in wake of scandals
One in four Taiwanese elementary students either obese or overweight
Finnish food-agriculture giant Raisio has launched its cholesterol-lowering, plant stanol-based Benecol brand in China in a powder form via mostly medical channels in its big coastal cities.
Health ministry blamed for doing too little to prevent gutter oil scandal
Allicin from garlic may prevent the metabolism of unabsorbed L-carnitine or choline into TMAO, a compound linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases, says a new study from the...
For consumers in newly wealthy countries like China and South Korea, nutrition is not improving at anywhere near the pace their nations’ economies are growing, a leading think tank believes. ...
Nearly one-quarter of Seoul residents are vitamin E deficient, a study has revealed, providing more evidence to the argument that even apparently healthy or affluent populations cannot take adequate vitamin...
An extract of three herbal roots marketed for menopause is to be evaluated as a novel food ingredient in the European Union.