Singapore-based Fraser and Neave Limited (F&N) recorded revenue of SGD$495m ($349m) for the first quarter ending December 31, 2016.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has set up a panel of doctors and research scientists to prepare the final version of its food fortification laws – a move that would facilitate the inclusion of micronutrients to several food staples.
Yogurt is enjoyed by almost all age groups across all regions, and endorsed now more than ever due to its probiotic benefits and nutrition value.
Somerdale International, an exporter of British cheese to more than 50 countries, has started exporting a range to the Philippines.
Canadian dairy company Saputo has made an offer to buy out the remaining shares of Australian firm Warrnambool Cheese & Butter (WCB).
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing a $500,000 technical assistance grant to prepare a feasibility study for a proposed project to improve food security in Tajikistan by boosting dairy production while making the industry more resilient to climate change.
Fonterra’s Research and Development Centre alongside its global ingredients business, NZMP, has developed a new white butter product for manufacturers in the Middle East market.
Fonterra and Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) are in the final stages of developing an online tool, Agrigate, designed to help farmers improve their farm performance by using their existing data.
Nestlé has laid the foundation stone of a new manufacturing facility at its factory in Pannala, Kurunegala, Sri Lanka.
New market research shows that three quarters of Australian shoppers buy cheese each month, with block cheeses alone accounting for more than half of the market.
Aptamil, one of Danone’s infant formula brands sold in 45 countries, has been launched in India, with the company saying it plans to produce local supply at the company’s Lalru, Punjab facility.
Modulation of gut microbiota through personalised diet or probiotic intervention will increasingly become a key focus for treating brain disorders including Alzheimer’s Disease, Chinese academics have concluded in a new review.
South East Asia functional food and supplement firms need to help educate consumers that whey protein isn’t just for body builders, and formulate new products that can help treat the rising number of sarcopenia cases among the elderly in the region.
Reports from Japan suggest officials are weighing up imposing stricter rules for the mandatory labelling of food items containing genetically modified foods.
The first stage of Blue Lake Dairy Group’s A$65m (US$48.8m) processing plant at Tantanoola in South Australia has been officially opened.
There have been changes at Australian formula makers Bellamy’s as CEO Laura McBain has stepped down and been immediately replaced with former COO Andrew Cohen taking over in a temporary capacity.
Despite Asia Pacific being a region with high incidence of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), sales of cardiovascular health positioned foods and beverages are not high, writes Maria Mascaraque from Euromonitor International.
With more than 100 infant milk powder manufacturers established and thousands of product lines launched in the last 30 years, overcrowding in the segment appears to have hit Chinese businesses hard.
Building an environmentally, socially and economically sustainable industry to meet the growing demand for sheep milk products is the goal of a new sheep milk Primary Growth Partnership (PGP) program that has officially kicked off in New Zealand.
China Mengniu Dairy Company Limited has made an offer to purchase the remaining shares of China Modern Dairy Holdings Ltd.