Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has sold its stake in GrainCorp Limited soon after separately reopening its oilseed processing facility in Chornomorsk in the Ukraine.
Though its baked goods market is 125 times smaller than its counterpart in Europe, China still holds enormous potential for businesses exactly because of this low per-capita consumption.
RSPO co-chair and boss of Malaysia’s United Plantations Berhad, Dato’ Carl Bek-Nielsen gave a measured address at the opening of the organisation's RT14 conference in Bangkok.
Cake Concepts has taken an idea from Japan and adapted it to American and US tastes to create a niche market in the bakery industry.
Kerala-based botanicals major Arjuna Natural Extracts will launch a range of preservatives that the company says will appeal to the clean-label food fixation of millennials by combining herbal extracts with advanced technologies.
Global sales of halal products have surged in recent years, yet the potential for further growth, both in Islamic and non-Islamic countries, remains vast.
Natural sweetener major PureCircle will build a new processing plant that will double its capacity to produce a proprietary stevia leaf extract.
The antipodean food regulator has sought public consultation on an application to allow the use of a new enzyme as a processing aid.
In the first of a two-part interview, DuPont’s Asia president for health and nutrition Dr Li Yongjing discusses the initial turbulence created by the ongoing merger with Dow, and explains why he believes the new relationship will make the firm better equipped to deal with Asia’s fast-moving emerging markets.
Reformulating products such as biscuits, confectionary and sugar-sweetened beverages would have only a “small to moderate” impact on the diets of Australians, while simply telling people to eat less is “unsustainable”, an international diabetes conference has heard.
Indian-based ingredient firm Roha has continued its global expansion by opening a German office to increase technical and consumer support in Europe.
China’s fast-growing bakery market is likely to experience consolidation as larger players develop, analysts at Mintel have suggested.
Hong Kong authorities have warned the public against buying mooncakes with high levels of sugar, fat and sodium ahead of the Mid-Autumn festival later this month.
‘Significant progress’ has been made in rolling-out voluntary Guideline Daily Amounts (GDA) nutrition labelling in Asia over the past four years, but more work is needed to educate consumers and emphasise their benefits to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
Indian food manufacturers face four fundamental hurdles when it comes to expanding their use of natural ingredients, in addition to the extra cost that they can incur.
Indian consumers are increasingly aware that all fats are not bad, are demanding more products that offer “complete wellness” and are becoming increasingly opening to exploring alternative proteins and natural sugars.
A “packaged roti” for a market that has been turning its back on homemade breads in favour of more convenient products with longer shelf-life is now available from a range of baking solutions by DuPont.
General Mills is set to close production lines in Brazil, China and the US - with the potential loss of almost 1,100 jobs - as part of plans to improve operational efficiency.
The long-running potassium bromate in bread affair seems to have reached a conclusion, after India’s food regulator banned the chemical—a common bakery additive.
Regularly eating cereal fibre could reduce the risk of heart disease-related deaths by up to 18% and cancer mortality by 15%, a new analysis claims.