South East Asia

Doug Tough sees tremendous growth potential in Asian markets

IFF inaugurates Singapore plant

By RJ Whitehead

International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) announced this week the opening of its new liquid manufacturing plant in Jurong, Singapore. The 12,000 square-metre facility is part of a previously announced US$100 million investment by the company in Asia,...

Vietnam also faces Japanese heat on ethoxyquin

Vietnam also faces Japanese heat on ethoxyquin

By Ankush Chibber

After India, Vietnam has become the second seafood-exporting nation to face the brunt of new Japanese regulations that will lower the acceptable levels for a key anti-oxidant used in fishmeal.

Aung San Suu Kyi: iconic Burmese opposition leader and chair of Burma's National League for Democracy

Burma now awash with Sprite as well as Coca-Cola Light

By Ben Bouckley

The Coca-Cola Company has relaunched Coca-Cola onto the Burmese market, while Coca-Cola Light and Sprite are also now available, as it works to found a bottling venture with a local soft drinks firm.

Dr Rajeshwar Smarta: “This dialogue forms a process of trust.

Peering into Asia's health claim progression

By RJ Whitehead

In a freewheeling panel discussion during the second afternoon of the Vitafoods Asia nutraceuticals and supplements show, regulations in food and packaging claims came under the spotlight.

US food exports jump 27% in the Philippines

US food exports jump 27% in the Philippines

By Ankush Chibber

The Philippines has emerged as a top destination for US food and beverage manufacturers, says the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS).

Filipino legislator seeks trans fats law rewrite

Filipino legislator seeks trans fats law rewrite

By Ankush Chibber

A Philippines lawmaker has introduced a new bill in the country’s Congress that would make it mandatory for food makers to label food products containing industrial trans-fatty acids (TFAs).

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