China’s fast-growing bakery market is likely to experience consolidation as larger players develop, analysts at Mintel have suggested.
Asia-Pacific countries are coming to prominence in the US$31bn global ice cream market, with first-placed China now accounting for roughly one-third of consumption after years of steady growth.
There is a rising trend for a new category of ‘everyday’ sports products, and Aussies can’t get enough of it, says Mintel.
Strengthening domestic demand for Australian lamb has forced prices to grow to be 32% higher in August than they were in the corresponding month in 2015. This represents a two-year...
A home-delivery craft-beer service is helping put independent brews in the hands of ale lovers around Australia.
A new Mintel report shows that Chinese consumers drank an additional 545m liters of sports drinks in 2015 compared to the previous year, a 25% volume growth.
A chicken hatchery tasked to produce 12 million birds has been created in Burma by a joint venture of animal feed and poultry breeding companies from the Netherlands and Belgium.
Asia-Pacific is due to emerge as the leading market for hemp-based foods and sustain an annualised growth rate of over 23% until 2020.
Brazilian food conglomerate BRF has entered into an agreement with Malaysian agri-food firm FFM Berhad to acquire a 70% stake in its subsidiary FFM Further Processing (FFP) for $16m.
The Republic of Ireland has welcomed “very positive” talks and “constructive engagement” with China over plans to open the market for beef exports.
Australian food packaging firm Pact is to acquire specialty nutraceutical manufacturer Australian Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (APM) for A$90m.
Brazil has seen exports of grape juice drinks soar in Japan, but wine exports are struggling to get a foothold abroad, according to IBRAVIN Brazilian wine institute.
Weak underlying income growth is squeezing turnover in food retail, while non-food categories are still benefiting from low interest rates and asset price inflation.
Edible oil consumption has increased in China at a compound rate of over 15% since 2005, according to a new report on the market.
UAE-based investment firm Food Capital has acquired a significant stake in Ice Cream Dana Group of Saudi Arabia, the owner of 20 stores under the Yummy Yoghurt, Bun & Patty,...
Global and local players in Asia’s heart health sector are adopting radically different strategies – but dubious health claims from some of the latter threaten to undermine the market, according...
A rotary dairy platform designed and manufactured by Waikato Milking Systems is now available in a range of sizes from 40 up to 84 stalls.
Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Barnaby Joyce has announced an Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) inquiry into the country’s dairy industry.
Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA), the country’s red meat levy board, will invest $12.7m to bolster the competitiveness of feedlot operators via an innovation and marketing push.
The Indonesian Bureau of Logistics (Bulog) is promoting buffalo meat as an alternative to beef in an effort to keep prices down.
‘Significant progress’ has been made in rolling-out voluntary Guideline Daily Amounts (GDA) nutrition labelling in Asia over the past four years, but more work is needed to educate consumers and...
Asia’s booming seaweed industry – buoyed by demand for nutraceutical, pharmaceutical, and antimicrobial products – needs to avoid the ecological and societal pitfalls experienced in agriculture and fish farming, according...
Indonesia’s growing food and drink sector makes Jakarta the ideal location for 2017’s FI Asia exhibition and conference later this months, show organisers claim, with the industry seemingly shielded from...
Chinese garlic prices continue to remain high, up 30% since the start of the year due to a decline in yields.
The Asian Development Bank has issued a US$125m loan to Inner Mongolia Saikexing Breeding and Biotechnology Group to and expand the domestic supply of milk in China.