With the Asia Pacific food and beverage food industry growing at a rapid rate over the past few years, and even more advancement predicted to come, we bring you three of the most significant emerging categories showing strong potential for growth moving...
Australia’s largest organic children’s snacks brand Whole Kids sees convenience for both mothers and kids as well as delivering delicious tasting products as its major priorities whilst planning for its upcoming expansion into the Asia Pacific region.
The New Zealand government has invested NZ$75,000 (US$48,210) into a high-value transformation project undertaken by local company Wakame Fresh, which specialises in the seaweed wakame - a species traditionally known as a pest in the country.
China’s largest online snacks retailer Three Squirrel enjoyed sweeping success and dominated e-commerce platforms during Alibaba’s recent 11.11 sales. But how did a relatively young company go from start-up to major player in just seven years?
In this episode of our Food and Beverage Trailblazers podcast, we speak to the co-founder of two hemp product specialist companies Georgia Branch about her unwavering belief in the ingredient as the way forward for the food and beverage industry, and...
Australian plant-based foods firm v2foods is banking on its strong science backing from governmental science agency Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in its bid to expand into and develop products for the Asia Pacific...
Singapore’s major food research entities will be consolidated under a new institute by the second quarter of 2020, enabling F&B firms large and small to access a ‘one-stop shop’ of research and information pertaining to food safety, regulations and...
Australian hemp snacks company Soul Seed has launched its first convenience-based snack into local supermarkets, which it claims to hit multiple major trends driving the healthy snack industry in the country today.
In the very first episode of our new Food and Beverage Trailblazers podcast, we speak to vegan start-up founder and angel investor Simon Newstead about his mission to both lower the prices of vegan products worldwide, as well as to help put more vegan...
Vegan start-up Bite Society has just launched its first chocolate products into APAC, and has revealed plans for further portfolio and geographical expansions, as well as a focus on competitive pricing for its products.
Thai specialist fruit and vegetable firm Chiangmai Bioveggie is looking to reinvent the way consumers view the sector via the development of new formats through the use of their self-innovated processing technologies.
Australian energy drink brand Kanguru is making its debut in Korea next month, with big plans for the local market banking on its ‘real’ ingredients, strong local know-how and understanding of domestic consumer preferences and trends.
Yeast extract specialist firm Angel Yeast has identified clean label, sodium reduction and rising demand for vegan/vegetarian foods as three mega trends driving the rapid rise of yeast extract popularity as a flavouring replacement worldwide.
New Zealand plant-based meat company Sunfed Meats has entered its next phase of growth with the launching of its Chicken Free Chicken into Australia, and is banking on its food engineering capabilities and unique product offering to support its scale-up.
New Zealand’s High-Value Nutrition (HVN) National Science Challenge and industry partners are seeking to establish two new ‘highly functional natural foods’ – Karengo, a type of edible seaweed, and Mamaku, a type of tree fern.
Just as there is not only one diet that is best for the health of all people, so too is it true for the health of the planet, according to new research from the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future.
Vegetarian and pescetarian diets are linked to a lower risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), but vegetarians and vegans may have higher risk of stroke than meat eaters, suggests a study published in the BMJ, which claims this may reflect low blood levels...
Australian ‘health and wellness’ products including functional foods, supplements and personalised nutrition, along with more sustainable products such as alternative protein, will become a AU$25bn billion market by 2030, according to new data.
Plant-based seafood firm Sophie’s Kitchen is now producing food-grade protein from microalgae, with firm confident it can become a long-term and more sustainable solution to animal and traditional plant-based proteins.
Health ingredients firm Diana Foods has its eye on further expansion into the Chinese market, banking on a rapid shift towards consumer health awareness backed by governmental policies focusing on improving food safety and quality.