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.
Indonesia’s food watchdog has approved five DuPont Danisco range of bakery enzymes, giving the ingredients access for the first time to Indonsia’s sizeable flour milling industry.
Ülker Bisküvi Sanayi A.Ş is in talks to acquire rights to McVitie’s products in Middle East and North Africa.
Computer-generated frequencies are being charged through wastewater to help sugarcane-processing plants in Thailand meet environmental standards.
Japan’s households are spending less the across the board each month, but the amount forked out on food products has hit a 20-year high.
India’s tired citizens may just be the key to unlock a new market for functional food and drink formulations.
Anthocyanin-rich berries from Vaccinium glaucoalbum, a perennial evergreen shrub found in the Tibetan Himalayas, have great potential for functional food and nutraceutical products, according to researchers in China.
Singapore’s online grocery market is set to triple in growth over the next three years, from SG$130m (US$91m) to SG$0.5bn (US$0.35bn) by 2020, according to forecasts unveiled today by international...
Industry and academic experts have been responding to Australia’s decision to establish a legal medicinal cannabis trade – with most welcoming it as a positive first step – while others are...
Haldiram’s has announced a 13% revenue growth to reach Rs 4,000 crore (over $600m) in financial year 2016.
An increase in demand from China, combined with tight global supplies, has caused a surge in lobster prices, with the European Union reporting a 38% spike year on year at...
In a “landmark” intellectual property ruling, China’s supreme court has decided in Novozymes’ favour in a trial against two competitors accused of infringing its enzyme patent.
Hershey and Mars have lost market share in China's declining confectionery category to Nestlé and Ferrero, according to Euromonitor Shanghai.
We pinpoint six of the must-know food, nutrition and consumer trends taking shape in Japan, from superfoods to sports nutrition, ahead of one of the country's biggest trade shows, FoodEx...
Foreign feed companies are extending their reach in the Vietnamese market, according to the country’s ministry of agriculture.
FoodNavigator-Asia is running its inaugural state of the industry survey to gauge your views about the current state of the food and beverage sector, and to discover the issues that...
Thailand’s prime minister has made a personal plea to Korea in a bid to woo companies to invest in his nation.
A recently established Singapore centre is seeking to increase the standard of evidence-based data for SMEs in the supplements, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and functional foods space.
Prompted by a market that is showing signs of substantial growth, one of the world’s leading food packaging companies will invest US$25.6m to build a plant to manufacture packaging closures...
Students from Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) will be able to benefit from DSM’s facilities in a bid to boost the skills of the next generation of food and nutrition...
Pasta brand Barilla will expand into Saudi Arabia in partnership with Mayar Foods as its distributor.
Online orders grew by 150% last year, despite what appears to have been a difficult year for Indian food delivery startups.
The University of Queensland (UQ) in Australia is opening a $1m new Food Science Innovation Precinct to drive new products and research in probiotics, omega-3, functional foods and dairy.
Singapore-based Fraser and Neave Limited (F&N) recorded revenue of SGD$495m ($349m) for the first quarter ending December 31, 2016.
Cathay Pacific’s parent plans to nearly double the size of its retail bakery business by 202, to become one of the biggest bakers in China.
Belgian luxury confectioner Fairy Chocolates has introduced a mini version of its éclair praline fusion Cho’clair as it concentrates on expansion in Asia.