From store design to product selection, Japanese convenience store giant Lawson has made great strides in transforming its stores to cater to the country’s increasingly elderly population, including one-stop healthcare shops especially tailored to their...
Saudi food conglomerate Almarai has reported a drop of 11.9% in second-quarter profits this year to SAR 582.5 million (US$155 million) compared to the corresponding quarter in 2018, attributing this to the performance drop in its dairy and juice category.
Faced with falling retail sales, the chief executive of Nani’s Frozen Foods - a small baked confectionery business in northern Malaysia - changed tack and is now achieving success in the halal-OEM market, with Japan her main focus.
Coca-Cola India has launched its first-ever beverage targeting sports hydration, which it claims will provide ‘that powerful push required’ for sports activities due to a special formulation of minerals.
Dairy giant Yili Group has retained its position as the most valuable food brand in Asia and third most valuable brand in the world, according to Brand Finance’s annual report on the most valuable food and soft drink brands published in July 2019.
Health ingredients firm Diana Foods has its eye on further expansion into the Chinese market, banking on a rapid shift towards consumer health awareness backed by governmental policies focusing on improving food safety and quality.
After launching its Asia business in Singapore and Hong Kong in 2014, swiftly followed by Vietnam and Thailand, Aussie craft gin brand Four Pillars is now seeking to build its name in the altogether different environment of Japan’s capital.
World-renowned tea giant Dilmah Tea has seen phenomenal growth and success since its humble beginnings as a small family business in Sri Lanka over three decades ago, but CEO Dilhan Fernando has told us in an exclusive interview that the firm will not...
Kirin is seeking to secure new markets for its functional food brand “iMUSE”, which contains the lactic acid bacteria Lactococcus Plasma, with work also underway to include another strain, Lactobacillus KW.
Kerry’s newly launched production plant in India has placed significant focus on technology and design catering to sustainability and efficiency, with the aim of using more energy from renewable sources, its South West Asia Vice President exclusively...
The founder of Malaysian brand Aya claims to have created the first ‘multipurpose’ sauce brand in Malaysia, with the product capable of being prepared in a number of ways, depending on the ability of the cook.