China Modern Dairy Holdings - China’s largest milk producer - has denied any knowledge of talks designed to discuss its takeover by Mengniu.
Lifestyle-related issues is pushing Indians to drink more non-carbonated beverages –a market set to grow by 35% annually according to a new report.
Heineken has struck an agreement with the board of Fraser and Neave (F&N) to acquire the latter’s interest in Asia Pacific Breweries (APB) for over S$5.1bn, as one analyst told...
Japanese probiotics pioneer Yakult has launched a light version of its fermented dairy drink in the US.
Global sales of aspartame “decreased considerably” during the first quarter of Ajinomoto’s financial year, according to the company.
Snacks and soft drinks brand owners looking to build traction in Indonesia should target local convenience stores amid a soaring trend for young, wealthy consumers to socialise in this retail space,...
Asahi’s Malaysian unit has built a new bottling line to cope with a growing demand for carbonated beverages in Malaysia.
Indian spirit imports will soar to five million cases or 55m litres by 2015, says the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM).
Japanese probiotics hulk Yakult is driving up production of its iconic fermented milk drink at its Tianjin facility in China amid ‘promising’ growth opportunities.
Functional confectionery that targets Thailand’s ageing population is an area of opportunity for manufacturers, says analyst.
Manufacturers must refocus efforts on Tier III and IV cities in China and delve into e-commerce to re-ignite consumer spending in the fast moving consumer goods (FMCGs) sector amid a...
Wine makers in New Zealand are planning to use an “influence the influencer” strategy in an aim to increase their market share in China’s booming wine market.
Natural ingredients specialist Nexira hopes to bite into burgeoning opportunities in India’s nutraceutical sector with a new sales office.
Religious and cultural values in Asia combined with food safety concerns in the EU and US has spurred Chinese ingredients firm Fenchem Biotek to develop vegetarian softgel supplements.
The unique flavours of Filipino foods should captivate the global market and underpin a surge in exports, according to the Philippines’ Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).
US premium alcohol specialist Winery Exchange has struck up a partnership with a local Chinese food and importing company in a bid to cash in on the lack of brands...
PepsiCo and its snacks arm Frito-Lay has opened a news snacks factory in Wuhan, China to expand further into central and western parts of the country by catering to local...
Chr Hansen has committed to growing its presence in China significantly, celebrating a decade of business in the country.
Emulsifier and stabilizer specialist Palsgaard has commenced work on its US$30m production plant in Malaysia; chosen for its raw material access and strong logistics, the CEO said.
Indonesian herbal drug specialist Dexa Laboratories will push its natural diabetic product into European and wider Asian markets, following success in its domestic market.
Research conducted by Thailand’s top food institute has found that the majority of food manufacturers are unprepared for the looming deadline of a regional cooperation treaty.
Investing in clinical trials for our green lipped mussel extract was the best move we’ve ever made, managing director of Aroma NZ said.
PepsiCo is pumping more than 50 new products into India’s dynamic and surging snacks sector but it needs to be sensitive to localised differences to secure stable growth, according to...
Belgian bakery ingredients firm Puratos has a new manufacturing and innovation centre in China that will be dedicated to developing products for the local Asian taste requirements.
India’s bottled water industry is poised for stark growth pushed by pure drinking water shortages and a rising awareness of water-related health issues, a new report said.