TNA opens new Tokyo office

TNA opens new Tokyo office

By RJ Whitehead

Processing and packaging major TNA has opened of a new office in Japan to host local technical support and sales staff.

Shuanghui said Chinese consumers increasingly shop online for food

Chinese meat major signs deal with e-commerce giant Jingdon

By Elsa Reed

Shuanghui, China’s biggest meat company, has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Jingdong (, one of China’s biggest e-commerce companies, to develop a new sales and distribution channel supplying fine-cut chilled meat online.

Wellard is the biggest livestock shipping business in Australia

Wellard expects profits, despite ‘complex’ position

By Oscar Rousseau

Australia’s largest livestock shipping business, Wellard, expects its full-year profits to be in line with company estimates, despite a double ship breakdown which cost the business AU$7.7 million in repair fees alone.

How marketeers can avoid falling into the ‘Asian abyss’

Food Vision Asia 2016

How marketeers can avoid falling into the ‘Asian abyss’

By Food Vision Asia

While Asia might be an appealing target for local and international food, beverage and supplement companies to release new products, only two in 10 launches this year will still be on shelves 12 months later.

Tea for three: Asia’s leading tea companies

Tea for three: Asia’s leading tea companies

By RJ Whitehead

Three out of the world’s five biggest tea companies are based in Asia, according to new market research by Technavio that predicts steady growth in the global market until at least 2020. We profile each of the leaders over the coming pages.

Chocodate: “We have to make awareness, to get people to try it...

Coconut Chocodate gets Gulfood splash

By Eliot Beer

Notions Group launched its new Chocodate coconut flavour at Gulfood, as it plans a major marketing campaign, along with a refresh of its other Chocodate products and web sales.

Nestlé is still feeling the impact of the Maggi noodles incident

Nestlé results show Maggi incident still hurts

By Laurence Gibbons

Nestlé’s still suffering from its Indian Maggi noodle recall and has lost touch with the Chinese consumer, hitting growth for the global food and drink manufacturer, according to market analysts.

Australian firm fined for labelling Danish bacon as a 'Product of Australia'

Australian retailer fined for mislabelling bacon

By Chloe Ryan

Australian firm Conroy’s has been fined $10,200 after it was accused by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to have mislabelled Danish bacon as Australian.

Insulated packaging market to reach $14.2bn by 2020

Asia-Pacific forms the largest market followed by Europe

Insulated packaging market to reach $14.2bn by 2020

By Jenny Eagle

The global insulated packaging market saw a rapid growth from 2013, and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.12% from 2015 to 2020, to $14.2bn by 2020, according to market research company MarketsandMarkets (M&M).

Processors will now have to take responsibility for red meat promotion

NZ meat marketing initiative ditched

By Chloe Ryan

A dispute over money has led to the scrapping of a proposed meat marketing campaign in New Zealand which has been in development for the past two years.


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