Mead Johnson Nutrition cannot foresee "how or when" the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will conclude its investigation into the promotional practices of its Chinese infant formula business.
Sales of probiotic food, drink and supplements are set to reach £29bn by 2018, as consumers seek food-based answers to health issues, according to one expert commentator.
Fraser and Neave (F&N) has extended a series of licenses to manufacture and distribute several Nestlé canned milk brands in South East Asia.
Functional beverage firm ANZ Nutrition has developed two "competitively priced" dairy drinks "to boost the health status of Myanmar people."
Indian dairy giant Amul will invest Rs5,000 crore (US$812m) on around 10 milk processing plants over the next year as it targets revenues of 10 times that investment by 2020.
Arla Foods has brought its Chinese and South East Asian interests under one roof, creating a new segment called Business Unit Asia.
Tetra Pak has opened a €5m technical training centre in Rayong, Thailand, with courses in automation, filling line equipment, quality assurance and food safety for dairy and beverage producers.
On Wednesday, January 21 FoodNavigator-Asia will be holding its first free online forum under the banner "Red flags and white gold: Marketing infant formula in Asia-Pacific". Join us as a panel of experts debates the vital subject of how the food industry should approach infant nutrition in Asia-Pacific.
Infant formula-hungry China is now the second largest export market for Irish dairy, according to Bord Bia (Irish Food Board).
China’s Ministry of Commerce has given Fonterra the green light to establish an Australian infant formula joint venture with Chinese firm Beingmate.
Hong Kong has proposed banning nutrition claims on infant formula products over concerns they mislead consumers and discourage breastfeeding.
Traditionally a dairy wasteland, China is fast developing a love for cheese, with the fist 10 months of last year showing astonishing growth in imports, interest and consumption.
The last 12 months have been turbulent for much of Asia-Pacific's food industry, with regulations, legislation, markets and partnerships continuing to develop in the latest step in the region's economic development.To mark a fascinating year for everyone involved in the region's food industry, we have taken a look at the year's most widely read stories one month at a time.As we take a break now over the holiday period, please accept our warmest wishes for a happy New Year and a successful and productive 2015.
SurePure has initiated commercial trials of its photopurification technology with "key dairy producers" in India.
Hong Kong is the world’s fastest growing market for infant formula, followed by mainland China, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam and Indonesia, latest Euromonitor research shows.
More than a quarter of all samples of milk taken across India are adulterated, the country’s health minister has revealed.
Fonterra has slashed its farm gate milk price (FGMP) forecast for the 2014/15 season to NZ$4.70 (US$3.63, €2.93) - the third such reduction since it was first announced in May.
The Philippine Department of Health has banned donations of infant formula in evacuation centres for those fleeing Typhoon Ruby.
The whey protein concentrate (WPC) botulism scare was a "watershed moment" for Fonterra in terms of food safety, an independent inquiry into the incident has concluded.
Indonesia plans to process half of its seaweed domestically by 2020, meaning the carrageenan supply chain could see massive geographic diversions in the future.
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