European restrictions on genetically modified (GM) crops have
driven BASF Plant Science to intensify biotech cooperation
activities in Asia Pacific with an agreement with China's National
Institute of Biological Sciences (NIBS).
Swiss-based Barry Callebaut today announced the completion of a
deal to acquire production facilities from Japanese company
Morinaga, only one day after the inauguration of the company's
manufacturing plant in China.
Institut Rosell-Lallemand has teamed up with Ranbaxy and Aristo
Pharmaceuticals to distribute supplements based on a probiotic
bacteria, which will see it become available in the massive Indian
market for Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
New Zealand farmers continue to step up milk production following a
bumper year for their exports, though the country's long-term
status as a low cost dairy producer could be under threat,
according to the US Department of Agriculture...
Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA), a major soft drinks producer in Australia
and Asia, has acquired the country's Bluetongue brewery brand to
extend its premium beer focus in a bid to further diversify its
Energy drinks giant Red Bull may need to reconsider its expansion
plans for the Asia Pacific region if it is to capitalise on massive
potential in the area for energy drinks, says a new report by