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...
Bubble tea chain Chatime Malaysia has grand plans to emerge as the top operator globally by the end of 2019 – this despite a long and hefty court case with its previous master franchisor in the country.
Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable exports reached the VND 63.5tn (US$2.7bn) mark as of September 2018, up 14.1% year-on-year, but officials are concerned that more needs to be done to improve sales to domestic consumers.
The boss of San Miguel Food and Beverage (SFMB) has vowed that the firms planned IPO will go ahead, despite its value being slashed by roughly 50% to US$920mn (PHP 49.4bn) as a result of weak market conditions.
India may be the world’s second-biggest tea producer, but it has perennially struggled to develop brand names with domestic and international appeal, but this may now be starting to change with the growth of several new-generation speciality tea start-ups.