China e-commerce giants JD say they have seen sales of fresh foods, especially vegetables, increase both online and offline during the Chinese New Year period and during the Wuhan Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak.
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.
Coca-Cola New Zealand have announced a goal to reduce the amount of sugar in its beverages by 20% by 2025, including Sprite, Fanta, Powerade, Kiwi Blue water, Pump, Keri Juice as well as its Coca-Cola range.
An international group of scientists has pinpointed the genes responsible for the dietary content of white flour, which opens possibilities to manufacturers to satiate the consumers' love of white bread, while critically boosting their fibre intake.
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.