We reveal the top 10 most viewed brands stories from the APAC food and beverage industry in 2020, featuring big brand names like Mondelez, Nestle and Heineken as well as up-and-coming brands like cell-based milk firm Turtletree Labs.
Nestle’s new time-bound sustainability plan will see well-known brands in the Asia Pacific region such as Harvest Gourmet and Nespresso pledge to achieve ‘carbon neutrality’, in addition to pushing regenerative agriculture and operational efficiencies.
New research has criticised the rapid rise in ultra-processed food consumption in Asia over public health concerns, urging total avoidance of these foods, but others are urging further research into the area in the name of food security before such an...
A combination of probiotics supplementation and intermittent fasting could improve the mental wellbeing of prediabetics but played no significant effect in diabetes prevention or weight loss, says a 12-week trial.
English sparkling wine specialists Nyetimber sees great growth potential in Asia for its products due to high consumer acceptance in the region as well as natural compatibility of its wines with local cuisine.
Arista Cereal Technologies has set its sights on Japan as the next big market for foods made from its special low-GI, naturally prebiotic-containing wheat, particularly in popular local items such as ramen.
The political and price sensitivities surrounding the rice market in Asia have declined massively over the past decade, and experts say this is giving food and beverage firms more freedom when it comes to ingredient sourcing.
More studies are emerging of food products as a potential carrier for SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus causing COVID-19, according to new review of the research, but there is no evidence of it leading to transmissions.
F&B firms and governments in Asia will need to step up and provide more reassurance regarding food product safety and supply chain transparency to local consumers, as recent studies have revealed a vast lack of confidence in several parts of the region.