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.
Euromonitor International has pinpointed several promising chocolate markets that may help manufacturers offset slowdowns in traditional emerging markets such as China and Brazil.
When it comes to Australia’s overall liqueur consumption, one brand towers over all the others: Baileys Irish Cream, which is more than three times more popular than second-placed Kahlúa, and...
A Thermos-like device to keep water for infant formula at the ideal drinking temperature is being developed in South Australia.
A first-ever scientific analysis of different types of breakfast cereals and their impact on the health of Australians has found positive benefits for body weight and nutrition, regardless of the...
There is barely a food or beverage category that has not been invaded by coconut in some shape or form, says Euromonitor International contributing analyst, Simone Baroke. But is the world...
New market research has revealed that soy drinks are now more popular with Australians than energy drinks, sports drinks, iced teas or breakfast drinks.
The recent craze of the Pokémon GO app has users not only getting outside their homes but also into local businesses where they might discover their next Pokémon catch. ...
The progress of personalised nutrition is being hampered by the food industry’s ‘lack of trust and transparency,’ in product composition and effects on health.
US retail sales of non-dairy ice cream surged 43.7% to $75.2m in the year to May 28, as more consumers enjoyed almond and coconut-based products in addition to dairy, while...
With value growth in its FMCG market reaching a five-year low, China is marching towards a “two-speed” consumer economy, though the situation is not yet one of general malaise.
The Internet of Things is about to shake up the home brew industry after one of the world’s biggest manufacturers of home brew ingredients announced the launch an automated system...
Last month, DuPont became the latest food and nutrition ingredients supplier to open a flagship regional headquarters in Singapore, which is fast becoming a hub in this regard.
Brazilian meat processor BRF has announced plans to set up a subsidiary tasked with strengthening the meat giant’s supply of meat to Muslim consumers.
As most residents of Bangkok, where I live, will confirm, food is a matter of national pride. And most of the eating happens outside the home.
In half a decade, seaweed has made the leap from traditional Korean side dish to an ingredient making a big impression on the US snacking scene.
Passengers at the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) are now able to pick and mix their favorite Lindor chocolate for the first time, thanks to the recent partnership between Lindt...
Companies interested in selling flavored milk in China might find it a little more complicated than simply getting it on the shelves.
For soft drink and fruit juice manufacturers looking to expand into new geographies, understanding global regulations is vital. However, this is no mean feat.
Haloodies, the halal food brand aimed at millennial Muslims, has launched 16 lines with Amazon Fresh.
Australian kangaroo meat has passed a series of food safety tests with flying colours, proving the nutritionally-rich, low-fat meat is a safe and healthy choice for consumers.
Meat consumption in Myanmar has grown due to an influx of tourists and investment, while a limited manufacturing base presents new opportunities for international suppliers.
Scotch whisky’s revered reputation is providing an opening for a new wave of Scottish beverages in Asia: craft beer.
Yakult was founded in Japan in the 1930s, and the probiotic fermented milk drink has been expanding around the world ever since.
The street food of India, called chaat, has inspired a newly-launched US brand of healthy dairy products aimed at afternoon snacks.
Only half of Australians have tried quinoa despite its trendy status, and as many are unaware of how to pronounce it.