India’s government has bowed to pressure from agriculture, and in particular the powerful dairy industry, and refused to join the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership trade deal with 15 other Asia-Pacific countries.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) recently released the results of its National Milk Safety and Quality Survey 2018, making numerous claims that these ‘demolish the perception of large scale milk adulteration in the country’ – but...
Tetra Pak has identified seven food and beverage trends surrounding the areas of hygiene, digitalisation and individual experience that have been and continue to be major drivers of the industry this year.
An expert in the Thai food and beverage industry has weighed in on major barriers that local firms and food researchers with commercial aims face when it comes to commercialising products, particularly centred around a lack of overall understanding of...
Flavours specialist company IGH is looking to expand into the Asian market as its main priority for the near future, but has stressed its need to properly investigate the multiple local trends driving growth across the region.
The Indian state of Madhya Pradesh has prosecuted 31 food and beverage manufacturers for adulteration under the National Security Act (NSA), following test results that revealed just 54% of all food samples tested so far to be safe for consumption.
A ban on all junk food advertising before 9pm has been recommended in Malaysia, with an obesity prevention experts claiming it will complement the health effects of the country’s recently-implemented sugar tax.
Pakistan’s Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has detected and discarded thousands of kilogrammes of adulterated food and beverage items over the past month, with over 100 brands deemed to be ‘unsafe’, amidst its efforts to intensify inspections in the province.