Robotics has long been thought of as a crucial area of technology that industries, including F&B, must incorporate to achieve next-generation levels of advancement. In this edition of Asia’s Food Future: Industry 4.0, we take a look at robots in food...
The Taipei City Government Department of Health has issued a warning against the use of the blue butterfly pea plant for direct consumption as a food or beverage, although its use as a natural food colouring agent has been permitted.
Researchers at the University of Sydney have discovered that the food additive E171 - commonly known as titanium dioxide and found in over 900 common food products - significantly increases the risk of gut disease and cancer.
Japan's Ezaki Glico is breaking the norm of selling infant formula at supermarkets and mum-and-baby stores, and will now sell its liquid infant formula under the label Icreo Baby Milk through a vending machine in Hokkaido.
With Asia’s interest in cocoa and chocolate at an ‘all time high’, Olam Cocoa has identified three key factors fuelling the region’s rising demand which looks set for continued increase across the next five years.
China, Korea and Japan are leading the Asia Pacific region and the rest of the world in the adoption of connected packaging and especially on-pack QR codes, according to Mintel’s recent Global Packaging Trends 2019 report.
A consortium of industry big names, including General Mills, Coca-Cola, and Danone, has joined the China Food Tech Hub – a project aimed at partnering outstanding start-ups with major industry players to meet the ever-changing consumer demands in China.
Fonterra farmers in Australia participating in the company’s Fixed Base Milk Price will be paid a guaranteed price of A$6.80 (US$4.74) per kilogram of milk solids (kgMS) for a portion of their milk for the 2019/20 season.