The Philippines Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has named five ‘fake vinegar’ brands following continued pressure by government officials and the public – but consumers are now demanding to know why the other 275+ have been kept confidential.
The wider Asia-Pacific and Middle East regions contain a host of opportunities for Chinese food, beverage and nutrition brands, but navigating the complexities of multiple markets, with different consumer trends, regulatory environments and economic conditions,...
Four key trends will lead to shifts in the major sources of protein consumption by 2025, according to a major new study commissioned by Food Innovation Australia Limited (FIAL) which analysed 50 food types across 11 regional markets.
Popular China-made candy White Rabbit has recently been under fire in Brunei after a study conducted by the country’s Islamic authority revealed it to contain pig protein, and Malaysia now looks likely to follow in its South East Asian neighbour’s footsteps.
Almost half of Nestle Malaysia’s RM220mn (US$52.4mn) CAPEX investment for this year will be going into the development of its Milo Manufacturing Centre of Excellence, a nod to the country’s passion for the chocolate malt drink.
High intake of folate, insoluble and soluble dietary fibre, carotene, iron, vitamin C and potassium has been associated with a lower risk of metabolic syndrome in a first-of-of its kind assessment of nutrient patterns in a Japanese population.