The chocolate category still accounts for over half of new confectionery product launches in Japan, but the functional segment is beginning to steal some of the limelight, according to a new report from market researchers Datamonitor
New Zealand’s Food Safety Authority has received a dozen responses supporting a proposal to allow the manufacture, sale and import and export of unpasteurised dairy products, and which would open up a new global market.
FSANZ says the majority of Australian adults are not exceeding its recommended maximum daily salt intake, following media reports that claim some Australians could be consuming 40g of salt a day – almost seven times the recommended max.
Despite a sharp increase in beverage consumption amongst
Australians over the last decade, sales of sugar-sweetened
carbonated soft drinks have fallen "dramatically",
according to a national trade association in the country.
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...
Nutrition House, part of the consumer goods group Pan Group, has
expanded its frozen ready-to-eat meals line with the launch of a
line of vegetarian meals, claimed to be the first product of its
type on the market in Thailand. The...