Higher incomes and an emerging middle class mean the Asia Pacific region delivers good growth rates for food businesses. Consumers are demanding new kinds of products, whether Western-style or convenient versions of traditional favourites.
AB InBev says its premium and super-premium strategy in China is paying off, with the brewing giant building the category to meet ‘pent up demand.’
Benjamin Franklin’s quote that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is often used when referring to health, though he originally meant it in the context of...
The emergence of a new middle class in emerging markets can serve as a catalyst to B-brand growth, rather than benefiting established global brands, say researchers.
H.B. Fuller will open a hot melt and water-based adhesives manufacturing facility in Surabaya, Indonesia, with operations starting in the second quarter of 2016.
Consumers demonstrate growing interest in environmentally sound packaging, with shoppers in developing countries wishing to secure a cleaner environment for their children, according to Tetra Pak.
Blendhub Corp. has set up its third Portable Powder Blending plant (PPB) in Mexico, after Spain and India, as it plans to open 40 factories in the next three years...
Taiwan FDA cracks down on imports from Fukushima
Malaysia: Quarter of a million tonnes of food wasted during Ramadan
South Korea has joined 15 other countries in holding fresh talks on a regional free-trade agreement to be held in Myanmar next month, when it is hoped that a cross-Asia...
Euromonitor International unveils the world’s fastest growing chocolate markets and earmarks three beyond India and China that should be high on every confectioner's agenda.
Iggesund Paperboard will open a sheeting and warehousing facility in Taiwan at the end of July 2015.
China has overtaken the US to become the “powerhouse” of the global ice cream market, says Mintel.
The a2 Milk Company (a2MC) has rejected a joint takeover bid by Australian firm Freedom Foods and US dairy giant Dean Foods.
Hawaiian antioxidant juice manufacturer KonaRed is moving into Japan with its nutritional supplements made from the American state’s indigenous coffee fruit.
Australians still enjoy their cheddar. Market research by Roy Morgan Research shows that almost 85% of Australian shoppers buy some kind of cheese at least once each month
Fonterra, the world's largest dairy exporter, is reducing its workforce by more than 500 in the face of falling milk prices.
Alga Technologies, an Israeli-based astaxanthin producer, has signed a deal to supply Fujifilm in Japan with AstaPure, which will be used in the firm's Astalift skin care products.
Tomra Sorting has launched three products to market in the last three months as it claims the emerging BRICS markets provide new opportunities but also very different challenges.
Saudi food producer Almarai announced a 22.4% rise in profits to reach US$141m for its second quarter, with increased sales, but also a US$87.5m write-down of its subsidiaries.
An Ireland based macroalgae derived feed ingredient firm has raised €1.4m in funding to significantly boost production output.
Fashionable food taking over from value as Chinese tastes change
Bindaree Beef, the Inverell-based Australian meat processor, has merged with marketing and logistics company Sanger Australia.
Korea offers hope to US beef and pork exporters after international trade lost momentum in May, falling below levels for last year in both volume and value.
King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands was on hand to officially open Fonterra's first wholly-owned and operated European ingredients plant.
Volac and Wilmar are scaling up an existing joint venture in feed fats to target both a broader range of livestock production and more regions.