The continuing recovery of Danone’s infant formula business, impacted by the 2013 Fonterra whey protein concentrate (WPC) botulism scare, has “buoyed” the French dairy's Q3 results.
Nestle has spent $36.6m expanding its Milo chocolate malt beverage factory in Vietnam and stressed its ‘firm belief in the potential of the country’ as nutritional drinks demand grows.
FrieslandCampina and China Huishan Dairy have entered into a joint venture to produce and sell infant formula in China under one of the Dutch dairy's existing brands.
McDonald’s Holdings Japan has revised its financial forecasts to take into account a damaging incident earlier this year, in which workers from supplier Shanghai Husi were filmed picking meat off...
“Our reactors can generate more protein that an acre of soy. Moreover, our process does not use herbicides, or fertilizer, and also diverts food waste from landfills,” said Robert Olivier,...
Innovations in packaging have allowed a newly formed Australian seafood company to expand their business to national and international markets.
Australia’s food and beverage, grocery manufacturing and fresh produce industry had a total turnover of A$114bn (US$99.4bn) in the 2012-13 financial year, the Australian Food and Grocery Council revealed in...
China will overtake the United States to become the world’s largest dairy market by 2017, Euromonitor has predicted.
US infant formula giant Mead Johnson Nutrition has bolstered its presence in the lucrative Asian market with the opening of a Singaporean research and production site.
Asian awareness of PVC-free packaging is growing, according to ACTEGA DS, a company which produces coatings and sealants for the industry.
Global animal nutrition group, Alltech, says it is intending to leverage the technical know-how and reach of recently acquired premix manufacturer Lienert, to develop the dairy and beef side of...
Australia’s complementary healthcare industry lobby has called on Canberra to embrace deregulation of non-pharmaceutical medicines as a means to reduce costs while safeguarding consumer health.
Chocolate makers are circling the rural Indian market as it is where the majority of consumers reside and infrastructure and incomes have improved drastically, says an analyst at ValueNotes.
Malaysia hopes to double its palm oil production by 2020 without having to dedicate more land to palm plants, according to a Malaysian minister.
A country boy, Peter Hastie has constantly been drawn to the importance of sustainable food production and health throughout his 15 year career on the land.
FutureCeuticals, the American nutraceutical major whose products are manufactured from fruit, vegetables and grain, has chosen Pathway International to be its distribution partner in Australia and New Zealand.
Faced with increasing gains across Asia-Pacific, not least in Australia where traditional brewers are fast losing market share, craft beer importers are now eyeing Southeast Asia as a new growth...
Asia-Pacific is driving global growth in food packaging technology due to the rising popularity of convenience foods and branded products, according to research and consultancy firm MarketsandMarkets.
Ten years into the process to harmonise the regulatory framework for nutritional and health supplements among Southeast Asian nations, there is light at the end of the tunnel.
Alpen bars targeting busy professionals are the first Weetabix products to be formulated specifically for the Chinese market, following the UK company’s majority buy-out by Chinese conglomerate Bright Foods in...
Coke’s largest Indian bottler has blamed officialdom for the 'inordinate delay' it said led it to abandon a newly built $25m bottling line in Uttar Pradesh, but insists it will...
Edible oils major AAK will make a significant investment in China for a speciality and semi-speciality edible oils factory in Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu province.
Australians are well known for fancying the odd flat white, but a new trend suggests they are also becoming quite partial to coffee-flavoured milk.
Ingredients manufacturer Tate & Lyle has opened a polydextrose dietary fibre manufacturing facility in Nantong after having been granted regulatory approval for its acquisition of Winway Biotechnology Nantong.
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