Asia’s large format retailers — supermarkets and hypermarkets — are set to grow 3.3% a year to 2022, with firms in Vietnam, India and the Philippines forecast to see double-digit growth over the next five years.
Coca-Cola Singapore has launched a new line of low- or no-sugar ready-to-drink (RTD) teas called Authentic Tea House, as the firm continues its focus on reformulating products with lower sugar content.
Australian researchers say they have taken the first steps in in breeding low allergy wheat varieties, which could be used by manufacturers to create products suitable for coeliac suffers and remove the need for total wheat avoidance.
A new case study analysis of advertisements on YouTube videos that are targeted at children in Malaysia has revealed that food and beverage ads appeared the most frequently, with more than half of them promoting non-core or unhealthy foods.
South Korea’s Seoul Dairy Cooperative (SDC) has launched Achimae Soymilk (meaning ‘morning soymilk’), a nutritionally-rich soy milk drink fortified with chickpea protein, in a microwaveable aseptic carton pack.