Japan’s Asahi Breweries is focusing on its beer business this year, as it seeks to replicate its sales of JPY 666 billion (US$6 billion) in 2019, despite a forecast of 2% decrease in Japan’s overall beer market.
Sugarcane growers in north Queensland are using a new app created by Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, to help them manage fertiliser use and reduce nitrogen runoff onto the Great Barrier Reef.
A major Japanese population study has found that people who eat more fermented soy products, such as miso and natto, have lower mortality rate, but found no such link between consumption of unfermented items like tofu and soy milk.
New Zealand’s Movers in Hemp Innovation (MIHI) has received a $100,000 Māori Food & Beverage Development Grant from the High-Value Nutrition (HVN) National Science Challenge to boost the commercial prospects of the sector in the country.
Japanese researchers have found a link between high household salt intakes and increased deaths due to various forms of cardiovascular disease, renewing calls for lower salt consumption and increased intake of healthier foods such as fruits, vegetables...
South Korea has released a new 10-step nutrition labelling guidelines document to address challenges faced by food businesses in correctly labelling food and beverage items, in the hopes of increasing industry compliance to standards and regulations.
Fonterra’s 2019 Sustainability Report has highlighted various strategies that the major dairy co-operative intends to implement to 2025, with particular emphasis on key areas such as health and packaging.
Spanish biotech company Pharmactive plans to target APAC’s heart health market with its aged black garlic, with launches planned in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Australia and Singapore later this year.