The New Zealand High Value Nutrition (HVN) project has injected funds into a new research that assesses the potential of immune defence proteins (IDP), sourced from cow’s milk, in improving digestive health.
Australia and New Zealand ministers have opted to keep implementation of the Health Star Rating (HSR) system by F&B companies voluntary, although stricter guidelines for the governance of sugar, sodium and dairy will be enforced to ‘increase efficiency’.
Kerry has teamed up with IBM’s artificial intelligence (AI) arm Watson to develop a new AI-based tool aptly dubbed Trendspotter, which it claims can help F&B manufacturers to identify and launch new products ‘ahead of trend’.
Sustainability is undoubtedly one of the hottest topics in APAC’s food and beverage industry, but it can be hard to distinguish between greenwashing and a genuine commitment best practice. That’s why in this edition of Asia’s Food Future: Industry 4.0,...
China’s recent signing of a landmark agreement with the European Union (EU) committing to the protection of 100 EU and 100 Chinese products protected under the Geographical Indication (GI) system will see maximum benefits for EU alcohol and Chinese teas.
Singapore’s major food research entities will be consolidated under a new institute by the second quarter of 2020, enabling F&B firms large and small to access a ‘one-stop shop’ of research and information pertaining to food safety, regulations and...
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is implementing the Value Chains Competitiveness Programme, which aims at enhancing competitiveness of small and medium enterprises in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia.
The flagship dairy project of the Sultanate of Oman, Mazoon Dairy Company, has launched its first fresh milk and dairy products nationwide as it seeks to boost local self-sufficiency and meet rising demand.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has proposed a set of legislations four years in the making, which would see F&B manufacturers banned from selling or promoting foods high in fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) in or around school premises.
Coca-Cola and PepsiCo have responded to environmental NGO Greenpeace’s recent report ranking them within the top five polluters worldwide by reaffirming sustainability initiatives that cover both plastic reduction and alternative packaging innovation.