China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) and WeChat, the country’s messaging service giant, have jointly developed and launched the country’s first WeChat mini programme for infant formula traceability.
Coca-Cola, Nestle and Fonterra, which all participated in the surveys and interviews conducted for the report by IGD and Food Industry Asia, reaffirmed to FoodNavigator-Asia their commitment towards healthier reformulation, especially around sugar reduction.
The Bangladesh High Court has publicly slated the nation’s food standards agency Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) for a lack of responsibility amidst contrasting dairy adulteration test results circulating in the country.
Four major trending issues are driving the health foods market in China today, with a combination of strong national pride and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) influence having particular sway over the younger generation of local consumers.
Jealous Sweets, a London-based vegan confectionery business, has grown its international footprint and doubled its turnover, after securing a working capital facility from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.
A new report has revealed that the number of notable investments into China’s plant-based sector rose significantly over the past year, whether in the areas of plant-based snacks, plant-based beverages or tech-enhanced alternatives.
China xylitol manufacturing firm Anyang Yuxin Xylitol Technology (Yuxin) is looking to extract xylose and xylitol from wood by-products as it seeks to ramp up the sustainability credentials of its products.
Lebanon’s chocolatier Patchi, UAE’s Al Rawabi Dairy, and Saudi’s Almarai food conglomerate are the top three ‘most intimate’ consumer brands among UAE consumers, according to a survey by brand insights agency MBLM.