Numico ups Indonesian functional foods investment
Dutch infant nutrition group Numico is to increase its stake in
Indonesian company Sari Husada to capitalise on major growth in the
country for nutrition and health products.
Asia Pacific leads growth in record year for Nestlé
Nestlé's Asia pacific operations led record growth in its full year
2006 results published today, as the company continues to increase
its focus on the global health and well being food sector.
Flat Korean market could prompt Coca-Cola sale
Coca-Cola's Australasian bottler may offload its operations in
Korea, as it reviews its operations in the country amidst declining
sales of its brands, due to consumer health concerns.
Strong results support Asia Pacific Breweries expansion
Asia Pacific Breweries posted a 7.3 per cent rise in organic growth
through its first quarter results, as it increases its presence in
the region to meet growing demand for its products.
China to lead Unilever's Asia Pacific ambitions
Unilever, the world's second largest food company, is to increase
its focus on its Chinese operations to allow the country to meet
its potential as a market leader in the Asia Pacific food industry.
Chinese tea exports brew record year in 2006
China has consolidated its position as one of the world's leading
tea producers as export demand continues to drive growth in the
sector, according to figures by China's chamber of commerce for the
import and export of foodstuffs...
China helps drive carbonated beverage growth
China is one of five nations worldwide set to drive massive growth
of in the carbonated drinks market by 2011, according to a new
report by consumer analyst Euromonitor.
China powers SAB beer growth
China, South America and Europe combined to offset disappointing
performances in North America and South Africa during brewer
SABMiller's third quarter.
Indonesian food and beverage exports gaining value
Indonesia's food and beverage exports will grow by between 10 and
15 per cent this year, surpassing the US$2 billion in earnings
previously forecast for 2006, according to the Indonesian Food and
Beverage Producers Associations...
New snack products tap on-the-go trend in China
Popcorn is one of the fastest growing products in China's emerging
snack food market, according to new data from Euromonitor.
Globalisation boosting Australian food industry
Globalisation is creating a challenging environment for Australia's
food industry but has also opened up new markets with strong
potential, finds a new report.
China clamps down on corn use in biofuels
China will restrict the use of corn for producing biofuel in a bid
to keep corn prices down and protect its growing food industry.
Chinese economy boosts food industry
China's food industry has grown a further 23 per cent during the
first ten months of the year, helped by a buoyant economy and
supportive government policies.
Asia's organic food industry coming of age
Asia's organic food industry has surged in recent years, with a
marked increase in both consumption and production in the region,
shows a new report.
New food processing park to boost Vietnamese exports
Vietnam's first industrial park catering solely to food processors
is set to boost the country's position in value-added products for
export markets, says the project's founder.