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.
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.
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.
The proportion of Australians buying instant coffee has declined over the last five years, while fresh coffee sales have increased, market research has found.
Probiotics manufacturers are increasingly witnessing the rising importance of Asia-Pacific as growing awareness of the health benefits of “good” bacteria continue to drive global growth.
Nestlé and Alibaba Group have launched an e-commerce and marketing campaign to bring the Swiss corporation’s brands from overseas markets to China as its celebrates 150 years in nutrition.
Three new gummies by Jarrow Formulas hint at the popularity of the candy-like delivery format, while pastry-like protein bars by sports nutrition brand Cellucor further confirm America's sweet tooth. Another...
One in six adult Australians choose to avoid milk and dairy, three-quarters of whom do so to relieve cramps, bloating or wind.
In these early days of edible insects going global, it is still unclear which products will stand out and make their way to the mainstream. The ideas popping out of...
Both Africa and Asia offer opportunities for beer brands: but neither market can be tackled with a ‘one size fits all’ approach.
Homegrown brands dominated over their foreign counterparts in India’s fast-growing Rs2.5tr (US$38.2bn) packaged food market last year.
Beijing is now encouraging Chinese consumers to reduce their meat and egg intake through new dietary guidelines that are also designed to help the environment.
China, the United Arab Emirates and Australia are expected to be the fastest-growing vegan markets between 2015 and 2020, according to data from Euromonitor International’s newly launched ethical labels database.
Malaysians should be sleeping in the early hours of the morning, not eating and watching football at a 24-hour restaurant, according to the president of the Malaysian Association for the...
Humans are the only species that likes and actively seeks out spicy chili flavours. What explains our love for what is, in reality, a sensation that signals burning pain and, possibly, danger?...
By the end of 2017 one third of soy imported into Europe will be certified, says the Roundtable on Responsible Soy, but will consumers know it?
Naturell India has launched a seven-grain protein snack which it claims is a first of its kind in the country.