Tea Board India has warned manufacturers and sellers of tea and related products that adulterating teas with any form of artificial colouring will see legal action being enforced, stating that there is ‘no provision’ of any sort for using colour in tea.
Flavours specialist company IGH is looking to expand into the Asian market as its main priority for the near future, but has stressed its need to properly investigate the multiple local trends driving growth across the region.
PepsiCo’s closure of its snacks factory in Philippines and gradual disappearance from the Indonesian market have been attributed to business strategy and declining local sales industry-wide, but one analyst has argued it could indicate a set of problems...
Simultaneous intake of vegetable and animal proteins may increase efficient protein absorption and possible muscle synthesis in the body, according to research from Japanese health food manufacturer Q’Sai Co.
Charoen Pokphand Foods (CP Foods), the food arm of Thailand-based global conglomerate CP Group, has plans to increase its level of partnership with companies in North America, and will prioritise seafood and new technology in its drive towards this.
A ban on all junk food advertising before 9pm has been recommended in Malaysia, with an obesity prevention experts claiming it will complement the health effects of the country’s recently-implemented sugar tax.
WOAH! Protein is achieving success in the Singapore market with its novel protein ice cream containing L-leucine, which was originally created for the founder’s mother who was undergoing treatment for leukaemia.
Global snacks giant Mondelez International is looking at portion control and the localisation of flavours for its snacks as two of its major growth and innovation strategies for chocolate in ASEAN, particularly Malaysia, Indonesia and Philippines.
The Philippines Senate panel has recommended that a bill to increase taxes on alcohol and other ‘sin’ products under Phase 2 of the controversial TRAIN law be passed, amidst government lauding of the first phase’s success.