This week’s Food Ingredients Asia-China (FIC) expo in Shanghai had ‘Asia’ in its name but don’t be fooled by the moniker – this is very much a Chinese show (at least on the exhibitor side); and a vast one that demonstrates the variety, volume and sheer...
For someone more acquainted with ingredients expos in Europe and the US, walking around the vast halls of Food Ingredients Asia-China (FIC) in Shanghai today made me realise what a small percentage of the continent's nutrients industry fills those...
Clean label starches and phosphate replacers are the key focus for UK ingredients firm, Ulrick & Short, as it enters the Asia Pacific market for the first time via a distribution partnership in Thailand.
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Chinese online supermarket giant, Yihaodian, is set to launch wines from New Zealand, France and the US on its site – offering a complete business solution for new international entrants, according to a market expert.
Asia’s functional food market is still a new target area for pharmaceutical firm Vésale Pharma and working with regional agents will prove essential in gaining traction in the market, according to president.