Halal is no longer the sole domain of Muslims, and is instead “a new culture many countries are keen to embrace” as they seek healthier and more sustainable food supplies.
The 17-strong delegation of Philippine food firms showcased at FoodEx Japan this week is targetting record total sales topping US$28m from the four-day event – with banana-based products booming in...
Functional soups featuring botanical and herbal ingredients such as ginger, ginseng and cordyceps are ripe for new product development in Japan, with the ageing population a particularly lucrative target market.
British beer exports to China have increased by 500%, according to figures published by HMRC, while beer exports overall rose by 6% in 2016.
India’s food processing minster has returned home after a trade tour to Japan, where she met executives of close to a dozen food companies in a bid to attract them...
The formation of The Dairy Association of Sri Lanka took place in February.
Healthy ageing, natural supplements and personalised nutrition: these are three emerging trends in Thailand offering ample opportunities for industry growth.
Australia’s a2 Milk Company (a2MC) has announced it will acquire approximately 8.2% of the shares of Synlait Milk Limited.
The United Nations’ agricultural funding agency will provide more than half of the US$62m set aside to expand commercial agricultural markets for 75,000 smallholder households and developing better links between...
New Zealand supplement and health food manufacturers are likely targets for merger and acquisition activity over the next year, with private equity firms, notably from China, increasingly looking to splash...
A stellar line-up of speakers has been announced for the second Food Vision Asia summit being held in Singapore – while food start-ups and entrepreneurs are being urged to enter...
As Woolworths’ fortunes continue to improve, the supermarket chain is now reporting that food sales had been driving its rebound.
Manchester United and Aladdin Group, the owner of Malaysian Halal ecommerce retailer AladdinStreet, have signed a global partnership deal.
Premium Irish beef has benefited from government support in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after Ireland’s Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, helped secure endorsement from one...
Dairy industry boardrooms have seen some turbulence over the last week, with two majors announcing widely differing commercial fortunes, and one formula maker facing the future with a very different...
An Australia pork processor that supplies meat to Southeast Asia will undergo a major expansion to become one of the biggest facilities of its kind.
There are “huge opportunities” for sales of baby water products to soar in China, with consumers extremely concerned about mixing infant formula with polluted tap water, analysts say.
Indian food processors are on track to tempt US$33bn in investment and generate employment for almost 10m in the next seven years.
Probiotics, functional dairy and natural colours – combined with Asia’s rapidly changing lifestyle and health needs – are among the top factors driving industry growth in the region.
Tetra Pak Pakistan has joined forces with Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) to sign a dairy sector agreement.
China’s cheese manufacturers are missing out on an important market segment as they vie for position in a lightning-fast cheese market.
A tripling of the price of vitamin A in China in early 2016 led an overall increase of almost 99% for the year.
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.