The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is developing a taste for luxury products, especially premium bakery goods, snacks and confectionery.
In the second part of our interview with DuPont’s Asia regional president Dr Li Yongjing, we assess the potential for the dietary supplements industry in South East Asia and examine why probiotics may be about to go mainstream in emerging markets.
In the first of a two-part interview, DuPont’s Asia president for health and nutrition Dr Li Yongjing discusses the initial turbulence created by the ongoing merger with Dow, and explains why he believes the new relationship will make the firm better equipped to deal with Asia’s fast-moving emerging markets.
The increasing demand for consuming cannabis through confections has pushed the California-based Kiva to launch its first CBD chocolate bar line.
E-commerce startup Chocozonia has upped its distribution to include Cadbury, Nestlé and Mars products as well as homemade Indian chocolates after spotting an unmet need for an online confectionery channel in India.
Australia’s prawn sector must prioritize sustainable fishmeal replacement and R&D in protein alternatives will be the key, say industry heads.
tna celebrates its 33rd anniversary this year and was recently recognised as an ‘Australian icon’ in the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Eastern Australia, for its innovation in the food industry.
Mondelēz is challenging palm oil suppliers to step up their game so it can move towards using physical supplies of purely sustainable palm oil for all its products.
AFA Systems whose clients include Kellogg’s, ConAgra Foods, Kraft Foods and Nestle is looking to expand in China.
Ritter Sport has delayed buying a second piece of machinery from Ishida following a legal battle with German consumer group, Stiftung Warentest.
Natra announced it will open a sales office in Hong Kong this year, as well as its first production site outside Europe, in Canada.
The way we taste foods is actually far more complex than their flavour alone. Neuroscientist Professor Charles Spence discusses how the shape, smell and colour of a food, its packaging, and even the setting in which it is eaten, affect the way it tastes.
Naturex hosted 500 of its employees and guests the weekend just passed as it inaugurated a €12m expansion of its Avignon HQ in southern France. We caught up with CEO Thierry Lambert who said further expansion at its other global sites was very much on the agenda for the €300m business with 15 production units in Europe, the US, Brazil, Australia, Morocco and India.
Packaging firm Manjushree Technopack aims to double sales by 2015, driven by the growth of the middle class in India, and is poised to start construction on a fourth factory.
It is well known that most food shoppers are women, but does the food industry get that in its marketing? Not really, says female marketing expert, author and CEO of The Female Factor, Bridget Brennan.
There has been a fundamental and significant shift in global business moves, with Asia now bypassing EU and US markets to work directly with Latin America and this is a trend set to stay, according to Mintel analyst.