Blockchain technology is being introduced to strengthen supply chain management in the fresh and frozen tuna sectors of the Western and Central Pacific region, replacing ad hoc and paper-based records.
Just over three months since Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull quashed calls for a tax on sweetened beverages, the media as well as a coalition of health professionals have relit the torch on the debate.
Sugar taxes have continued to gain momentum in 2017, but the introduction of new legislation is rarely straight-forward. We take a look at countries around the globe where sugar taxes have been making headlines this year.
Amid the growing rise of e-commerce across Asia, culminating in remarkable sales figures from last month’s Singles' Day in China, it is easy to miss the changing face of online grocery in the wider region’s more organised markets, such as Australia.
Australia’s biggest kombucha manufacturer has launched a new, native flavour, reflecting the lightning-fast growth of the fizzy fermented beverage in the country – but so far the globals don’t seem to getting in on the act.