Food cultures and tastes differ wildly across the countries of Asia and within them. Manufacturers track consumer trends closely and develop food and beverage products with specific regions and tastes in mind.
Crown Holdings has been supporting local and international brands with packaging designs to mark Singapore’s 50th birthday (SG50) this year.
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...
Chinese grocery sales will grow from US$1,119bn in 2015 to US$1,491bn in 2020, an increase of around one-third.
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.
The proportion of Australian adults drinking wine has been in decline for some years, including the Aussie wine cask, whose popularity is also dropping.
Is it time to look beyond insect protein to… insect oil? This is the next opportunity within edible bugs, says researcher.
Tea has a long history in China and is still the country’s most popular drink, but coffee is catching up slowly but surely, a new report from Canadean has revealed....
As consumer demand for spicy food increases, it also is evolving beyond that for just eye-watering and mouth-burning heat to include a desire for more complex blends of pungent flavors,...
Powerade still winning in race for sports drink supremacy
Givaudan, a global flavour and fragrance house, has pumped more than €11.5M into a new Tokyo-based technical centre.
The savory snack market will grow 7.1% each year, driven by the increasing purchasing power of developing countries, says P&S Market Research.
Britain’s biggest hand-cooked premium potato chip brand will establish a foothold in Australia with its purchase this week of Yarra Valley Snack Foods.
Matcha tea, known for its vibrant green hue, is hitting its stride in the U.S. where household penetration is currently low but sales are climbing double-digit year-over-year – representing significant...
The food industry is missing a billion euro trick when it comes to ageing population, says Lauren Bandy, senior nutrition analyst at Euromonitor International.
Grandparents largely to blame for China’s spiking childhood obesity
The United Nations’ food champion is investigating if the introduction of more kitchen gardens at schools and in homes would bring with it an improvement in childhood nutrition across Asia-Pacific.
Most people accept that animals have been slaughtered for meat because they have no choice – but lab-grown meat could change that, says Professor Mark Post.
China’s taste for premium beef has transformed one of Beijing’s rural districts into a breeding base for one of the country’s key processors of premium Angus beef.
Most UAE consumers are aware of, and approve of, organic food, but feel limited by inadequate knowledge, high cost and poor availability of organic products, according to a study.
The quest for alternatives to animal-derived proteins has led to a huge amount of innovation - some proteins are already thriving on the market and others have some way to...
A visit to a winery's cellar door has a lasting effect on consumer behaviour inside, and can even influence buying habits for months afterwards.
While Diet Pepsi will go aspartame-free in August, PepsiCo says fans of the original formula should still be able to buy it online.
Germany is a leading market for stevia-derived sweeteners in Europe – but more education is needed to further boost its usage, according to Mintel.
Asian consumers are fuelling demand for clean labels and natural colourings - and will bolster a trend that has been dominated by western Europeans until now, a 5000-strong global survey has...
The insect protein market has been relying on its youthful enthusiasm and faith in sustainability but it needs a solid business plan to move forward, says Invenire as it seeks...