Singapore’s thriving food eco-system in addition to its ambitious food security goals were key factors behind Givaudan and Buhler’s decision to open a joint Protein Innovation Centre in help businesses and researchers develop plant-based foods.
Mondelez Australia is looking to cash in on the rise of healthier savoury snacks in the country via its recent entry into the local premium cracker category, a sector it believes to be leading this trend nationally.
Japanese cup noodle pioneer Nissin Food Products has launched a high protein, low carbohydrate range, as well as a solidifying agent for leftover soup in a string of innovations to mark the golden anniversary of its flagship products.
Plant-based meat firms in Australia need to overcome production hurdles and increase volumes in order to achieve price parity with traditional meat products and better appeal to cost-conscious Asian markets.
An artificial intelligence (AI) tool created by Australian start-up GoMicro to test the quality and safety of foods is hoping to expand its use to allow retailers to create and meet desired standards from their suppliers.