Synergy is opening a new technical centre in Thailand - a resource
intended to help it tap local Asian markets and to lend its
knowledge of western markets to manufacturers wishing to export to
Two Singaporean firms, Tee Yih Jia Food and Super Coffeemix, are
working with Chinese firm Jiangsu Hengshun Sauce and Food on
building the world's largest vinegar factory in Zhenjiang city,
China, producer of half the world's fruit and vegetables, is set to
overtake the Netherlands in the next two to three years to become
the world's third biggest fresh produce exporter in value terms,
predicts a new report...
Increased meat and fat consumption, and lower grain and vegetable
intake has left 60 million urban residents in China overweight and
160 million with high blood pressure, according to a report
released at the weekend.
With coffee sales in China growing by 90 per cent in the five years
up to 2003, international companies are queuing up to carve up
their slice of a market. Although tea is still the mainstay, the
rapid switch to all things western...