A new report has revealed that the number of notable investments into China’s plant-based sector rose significantly over the past year, whether in the areas of plant-based snacks, plant-based beverages or tech-enhanced alternatives.
China xylitol manufacturing firm Anyang Yuxin Xylitol Technology (Yuxin) is looking to extract xylose and xylitol from wood by-products as it seeks to ramp up the sustainability credentials of its products.
Malaysian trade officials have insisted they are standing firm on a decision to grant sugar import licenses to eight Sarawak food and beverage manufacturers, allowing them to bypass local sugar refiners, despite vehement protests from the latter.
New Zealand’s Lewis Road Creamery has cited its dairy quality and innovative capabilities as major reasons it is not concerned about competition from the plant-based products sector as it targets expansion into Asia.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is looking to amend the Food Safety and Standards (FSS) Act to expand its jurisdiction over the country’s food product exports, in addition to relaxing licenses and gaining control over animal feed.
Australian researchers have voiced their support for two large international studies that further hammer the nail into processed food’s coffin by finding an association between eating or drinking junk food and an increased risk of heart disease and dying....
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has been ordered to head up a committee examining the necessity of establishing further regulations governing the use of plastic packaging for food products in the country.