Biocare Copenhagen, a Danish probiotics company, will enter the Korean market through a partnership with local health food manufacturer and distributor Health Balance.
More than a dozen Taipei hypermarket outlets will be fined for their failure to declare their disposal methods for expired produce, the city’s Department of Environmental Protection has announced.
Supplements containing a dried powder extract from black raspberry (Rubus occidentalis) may improve blood pressure and help support cardiovascular health, says a new study.
The US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) is focusing on promoting the quality of beef to South Korea
Cargill has filed an appeal in the Seoul High Court over claims it took part in an animal feed price fixing cartel in Korea.
NEC Corporation, the Japanese IT and networking technologies company, has developed a solution to analyse large-scale farming as part of a corporate programme to help increase agricultural efficiency.
Overweight Koreans may live longer than those who are underweight, possibly due to better awareness of the risks they faced, research has found.
Beingmate has joined forces with South Korean company Maeil Dairies to produce special medical purpose infant formula for the Chinese market.
Japanese institutions will join Oman’s biggest sovereign wealth fund in setting up a joint US$400m fund to invest in food and agribusiness.
Taiwan’s food regulator expects to begin a process whereby it will form a clear-cut definition of chocolate in a bid to weed out fake versions.
In a move to placate farmers worried about the impact of increased imports as a result of the recently agreed Trans-Pacific Partnership free-trade agreement, Japan will be allowed to return...
Korean food giant Daeseng wants to enter the EU omega-3 market and has applied for novel foods approval for an algae-derived DHA (docosahexaenoic acid).
Daily consumption of extracts from Prunella vulgaris var. lilacina may enhance cognitive function in lab mice, says a new study from South Korea.
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.