China xylitol manufacturing firm Anyang Yuxin Xylitol Technology (Yuxin) is looking to extract xylose and xylitol from wood by-products as it seeks to ramp up the sustainability credentials of its products.
The Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority (ADAFSA) has stressed the need for farms in the region to implement biosecurity requirements to prevent zoonotic diseases from entering the food chain.
Lebanon’s chocolatier Patchi, UAE’s Al Rawabi Dairy, and Saudi’s Almarai food conglomerate are the top three ‘most intimate’ consumer brands among UAE consumers, according to a survey by brand insights agency MBLM.
Malaysian trade officials have insisted they are standing firm on a decision to grant sugar import licenses to eight Sarawak food and beverage manufacturers, allowing them to bypass local sugar refiners, despite vehement protests from the latter.
An increasing focus on gut health, alternative protein sources and better-for-you product development are amongst the major trends that industry experts have identified as crucial to the Australian healthy foods industry.