Guangzhou-based probiotic yoghurt producer Honest Dairy and light protection technology company Noluma have developed what is claimed to be China’s first functional yogurt product contained in a light-protected packaging.
Food hygiene and safety concerns in China have prompted equipment firm Shikoku Kakori to launch a new carton-filling machine for the market, which includes automatic-cleaning and decontamination functions.
Japanese F&B giant Suntory has recently revealed its performance in the South East Asian to be stronger than other foreign markets, but also expressed caution over continued growth in the region due to sugar tax implementations.
Sustainability claims carry hefty weight within the Japanese market and are an important consideration for food and beverage companies looking to increase market share or impose premium pricing, according to analysis from insights provider Lumina Intelligence.
China’s national health strategy guidelines, dubbed the ‘Healthy China Movement’, has announced ambitious goals of cutting dietary oil, salt and sugar nationwide by 2030, in tandem with the overarching ‘Healthy China 2030’ initiative.
From store design to product selection, Japanese convenience store giant Lawson has made great strides in transforming its stores to cater to the country’s increasingly elderly population, including one-stop healthcare shops especially tailored to their...