India seeks US$3bn in spice exports by 2017

India target US$3bn in spice exports by 2017

By Ankush Chibber

India is embarking on ambitious plans to increase its spice exports, further increasing its domination of the world’s spice trade, experts from the sector said.

Mintel Asia Pacific basic nutrition insight at Vitafoods Europe 2012

Dispatches from Vitafoods Europe 2012

All eyes on what Asia does best: Basic nutrition, says Mintel

By Kacey Culliney from Geneva

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) rulings on health claims has caused a ‘softer’ market approach from EU manufacturers and Europe can learn a lot form Asia on what it does best – basic nutritional ingredients like vitamins and minerals, says Mintel.

Naturex targets China with fruit extract

Naturex targets China with fruit extract

By Ankush Chibber

Specialty ingridients maker Naturex is banking on a growing trend towards healthier and more natural products in China to boost the market for its newly approved Thaumatin fruit extract.

International wines set to splash into China's lucrative market online, according to market expert

Yihaodian: A wine gateway to China?

Chinese online supermarket giant, Yihaodian, is set to launch wines from New Zealand, France and the US on its site – offering a complete business solution for new international entrants, according to a market expert.

Young India takes to vodka

Young India takes to vodka

By Ankush Chibber

The white spirits segment in India is easily outstripping other liquor segments on the back of increased consumption of vodka among the country’s increasing youthful population.

Brand owners must shift focus to rural China, says Nielsen

Rural China cannot be ignored: Nielsen

By Kacey Culliney

China’s US$500bn rural consumer market holds huge growth opportunities for the fast-moving-consumer-goods (FMCG) segment, with juices and teas set to soar, according to Nielsen.

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