Kerry Group has cemented its long-standing ties with India by contributing €500,000 to fund a new wing at the Noon Hospital and Research Centre in Rajasthan, India, as part of a five-year support programme.
Welch’s – which is owned by the US National Grape Co-operative – has unveiled its new global ingredients strategy, with expansion in Japan and an examination of the potential in China high on the agenda.
Olam International launched a new sustainable and traceable sourcing system, AtSource, which Group CEO Sunny Verghese said will help the global agri-business company in “changing the sector and changing the world”.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is proposing to introduce a traffic light labelling measure, with red spots being used to warn of high fat, sugar or salt content in packaged foods.
Swisse Wellness' head of government relations Justin Howden will deliver a keynote address at our upcoming Healthy Ageing APAC Summit, assessing how policymakers and industry can best work together to improve the health and well-being of the population.
A severe shortage of salt in Indonesia, which has led to local food firms having to ration the ingredient in order to maintain production, looks like it has received a shot in the arm with President Joko Widodo stepping in to resolve the saga.
Coca-Cola India has launched the first no-sugar variant of a home-grown brand – Thums Up Charged No Sugar – with a leading executive claiming it is a “significant milestone in its sugar reduction strategy”.
Start-ups including a Cambodian firm that produces a unique banana sugar and a Vietnam cricket protein company are among the 23 businesses selected to take part in the Mekong Agritech Accelerator (MATCh) programme.