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Doug Tough sees tremendous growth potential in Asian markets

IFF inaugurates Singapore plant

By RJ Whitehead

International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) announced this week the opening of its new liquid manufacturing plant in Jurong, Singapore. The 12,000 square-metre facility is part of a previously announced US$100 million investment by the company in Asia,...

Australian consumers still eating local

Australian consumers still eating local

By Ankush Chibber

Australian food producers have hit on a some good news after a new survey revealed that  Australians like to eat local food and shun imports.

India's supply chain lags far behind that of other countries

FDI throws a lifeline to India's crumbling supply chain

By RJ Whitehead

As the dust settles on Friday’s announcement by the Indian government to finally allow foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail, it is becoming clear that the country’s beleaguered supply chain will be one of the major winners.

Dole is well known for its global banana business

Itochu in talks for Dole’s Asian operation

By RJ Whitehead

Japanese trading major Itochu has disclosed that it is in advanced talks with Dole Food over the purchase of the American company’s processed foods business and Asian fruit and vegetable operation.

'NZ spirits industry ripe for investment'

'NZ spirits industry ripe for investment'

By Ankush Chibber

A growing number of investors are eyeing New Zealand’s nascent spirits industry, with many small and medium-sized firms jostling to replicate the successes of the country’s wine growers, a new report has revealed.

Dr Verghese Kurien

Verghese Kurien: death of an Indian milk revolutionary

By RJ Whitehead

Few individuals have had as much impact on a produce industry as Dr Verghese Kurien, who passed away in Gujarat last weekend. In a career spanning almost 60 years, Kurien transformed the way India's dairy industry operates and led Amul to become...

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