Philippines MNC Century Pacific is adopting parallel B2B/B2C retail plans for its new plant-based brand unMEAT, with a focus on simplicity and affordability as it eyes international markets from ASEAN to the Middle East.
China online commerce giant Alibaba has predicted that the retail sector in China will see a boom in digitisation as well as a rise in healthy food options moving forth as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak.
Experts have identified convenience, experience and personalisation as the key trends that food businesses need to pay attention to in order to retain customer loyalty amidst the rapid evolution of the Middle Eastern F&B market.
Food and beverage manufacturers continued to promote healthier choices, and achieved sales success, during the indulgent Chinese New Year festive season, according to international grocery research Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD) Asia.
The boss of Dairy Farm International Holdings – the owner of retail powerhouses Giant, 7-Eleven and Cold Storage – has shared his top tips of retail management…including what he learned from rap superstar LL Cool J.
China's 'new retail' phenomenon — whereby companies like Alibaba seek to converge e-commerce insights with bricks-and-mortar retail operations — could provide as many opportunities for supplement brands as it has done for food firms, Blackmores...
Most retailers are woefully unprepared for the imminent arrival of Amazon in Australia, even though it has been an open secret for most of this year that the American insurgent will arrive in the market.
E-commerce startup Chocozonia has upped its distribution to include Cadbury, Nestlé and Mars products as well as homemade Indian chocolates after spotting an unmet need for an online confectionery channel in India.
One of China’s most ambitious beef processing and distribution firms has said it is setting up its own online store, which will eventually become China’s largest online retailer of beef and fine foods.
Japan’s packaging industry is being forced to dramatically change its formats, portion sizes and adopt technologies such as light-weighting and downsizing its products thanks to a rise in ‘konbini’ convenience stores, according to Stuart Hoggard, CEO,...
Adelaide University has embarked on a new, three-year research project to identify the key concerns among consumers about how livestock is treated and how much they are willing to pay for ethically produced meat.
There was a time when convenience for China’s meat-eaters was a bag of frozen pork dumplings. But today the offerings of convenience meat products are exploding across the aisles of China’s supermarket, with everything from pre-prepared frozen kebab sticks...
A report released by Australian supply chain industry body Efficient Consumer Response Australasia (ECRA) has highlighted the significant security challenges for the grocery industry stemming from smartphone technology.
US-based Nutranomics has received trademark approvals for the its brand in Japan, Malaysia, and Taiwan as a means to safeguard its brand in the countries as it prepares to launch several new products there over the next year.
British supermarket chain Tesco and state-run China Resources Enterprise have quashed growing media speculation with the announcement of exclusive talks between the two majors to combine their Chinese retail operations and form what will become the biggest...