Malaysia has signed an agreement with China to resume the much-debated East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, which will include increased palm oil exports to the latter, said Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
South Korea’s ban on seafood from Fukushima, Japan has been upheld by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) after a legal debate spanning several years, despite protests from Japan that the food products are ‘scientifically safe’.
Nestle Philippines has pledged will continue to place priority on its local manufacturing capabilities after opening a new ready-to drink plant in the country, with the firm revealing an annual CAPEX investment of some PHP2.7bn (US$52mn) on expansions...
Farmchimp General Trading, a Dubai-based e-commerce and bricks-and-mortar retailer, is seeking to bring “source traceable” products directly from farmers to end-consumers in the Middle East., by using QR codes to provide traceability information.
CP Kelco is eyeing aggressive APAC expansion with its recent global brand strategy launch, with the Philippines, Malaysia and Pakistan topping the list of countries for market entry, on the back of growing demand for plant-based protein and dairy alternatives.
Japanese authorities have been engaging both tourists and foreign governments in a double-pronged strategy to promote food products produced in areas that were hardest hit by the nuclear disaster in 2011, according to a senior government official.
Global food and beverage giant Nestle has published its second round of supplier lists for public perusal in an industry-first move towards total supply chain transparency, revealing Oceania, Malaysia and Indonesia as its biggest APAC suppliers so far.