Thailand will ban all plastic waste imports by 2021, making it the latest country in South east Asia to take policy-level action against a rising influx of foreign plastic scraps, much of which comes from food and beverage packaging.
Manufacturers in Australia may soon have to re-label all plant-based products containing the terms ‘meat’ and/or ‘milk’ in them, as politicians request Food Safety Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) to review the standards surrounding these.
Singapore’s Ministry of Home Affairs’ (MHA) decision to review the country’s 2015 Liquor Control (Supply and Consumption) Act (LCA) could be good news for manufacturers with alcohol-containing food products, especially confectionary and dessert items.
With one vending machine per every 23 of Japan’s 127m citizens, according to industry figures, it’s safe to say that mechanised grocery distribution is a thoroughly established retail channel...but what's hot right now?
The results of a ‘world first study’, showing how the consumption of fish and omega-3 helps alleviate depression will be revealed at the first NutraIngredients-Asia Omeag-3 Summit in Singapore in February.