While consumers have been curbing their intake of carbonated drinks in many markets, in Vietnam soft drinks consumption looks set to break the 1bn litres barrier this year.
Diageo hopes its non-alcoholic Guinness will improve fortunes in Indonesia, with the alcoholic beverage giant saying the beverage is addressing market trends in the country, and legislation which now bans...
Crown Holdings has been supporting local and international brands with packaging designs to mark Singapore’s 50th birthday (SG50) this year.
Climate change and the overuse of water in agriculture means water scarcity poses a growing threat to farmers, households and industry in Vietnam.
An official study has shown that the instance of diabetes had more than doubled in Malaysia over the last four years.
The Norwegian national investment fund has cut ties with four major Asian companies, citing the risk of ‘severe environmental damage’ as a result of palm oil plantations.
SilverQueen and Delfi brand owner Petra Foods has reported a 40% net profit dip in Q2 2015 as sales fall in its main market Indonesia.
EU and Vietnam close to concluding a free-trade agreement
Efacec has signed three contracts with PT Sinar Mas Agro Resources and Technology TBK (PT Smart TBK) in Surabaya, Indonesia, Lian Hock Hardware (Lian Hock) and a print and supply...
A combination of tocotrienols and alpha-tocopherol may help support endothelial function, but the effects were not observed when the tocotrienols were used alone, says a new study.
Ministry: Hiked import tariffs not a means to swell Indonesian coffers
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...
Malaysia: Quarter of a million tonnes of food wasted during Ramadan
Osamu Corporation is recalling all of its frozen tuna sourced from one processing plant in Indonesia because samples have been found to be contaminated with Salmonella.
Thai fishermen prolong strike after government impounds vessels
Aggressive food marketing throwing up weighty problem in Philippines
Malaysia’s baby food market closes in on half-billion value
Growth for spirits lies in export markets such as China, India, Brazil and South East Asia as EU consumption slumps, says trade association spiritsEUROPE.
Age making diabetes rates soar in Singapore; Indians and Malays not managing condition properly
Scientists have found an ‘optimal point’ at which switching to sustainable palm oil production methods actually becomes profitable.
Barry Callebaut has announced it will establish a chocolate plant on the premises of Indonesian biscuit firm GarudaFood to supply it 10,000 metric tons of compound chocolate per year.
Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) has announced an increase in the availability of PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) certified products, following certification in Indonesia.
Malaysia facing digestive health time bomb
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.