Nestle China has responded to criticism from the plant-based industry about its recent CNY730m (CHF100m/US$98.9m) investment and plant-based facility, amid concerns over the lack of detail and sustainability focus.
JD’s online fresh food business JD Fresh recorded a 800% increase in sales year-on-year in the first hour of its June 18th grand promotion (618) – with the firm tipping the trend that first appeared during the COVID-19 outbreak to persist.
The Fragrances and Flavours Association of India (FAFAI) hopes to inaugurate its Research and Development (R&D) centre in Mumbai by the end of the year, after the Covid-19 pandemic scuppered its plans to open in March.
Plant-based meat firm Karana is bidding on its whole-plant and minimal-processing approach to product innovation to help it stand out from the crowd as it gears up to launch its jackfruit-based pork in Singapore.
Non-alcoholic spirits firm Lyre’s has launched into Singapore right after winning multiple awards at an international spirits competition, and hopes to use the City State as a stepping stone to further expansion across Asia.
Snacks giant Mondelez has launched a new logo for all of its Cadbury Dairy Milk products, with the global brand refresh first rolled out via returning fan favourite Cadbury Dairy Milk Marble in Australia.