Latest food news & analysis in Asia
Japanese food maker Ajinomoto is said to be interested in acquiring the Splenda sucralose business from UK food ingredients group Tate & Lyl...
Mars Inc plans to step up investment in the Indian chocolate sector by investing in local production. The Indian chocolate market is dominat...
E-commerce has rapidly emerged as a key battleground for multinational infant formula manufacturers in China. In a category that has come un...
Consumer goods conglomerate Hindustan Unilever is changing the operating model of its business-to-consumer direct sales arm in India, Hindus...
Like many Japanese food majors, soy sauce and seasonings group Kikkoman Corp. is battling an ageing domestic population. However, through innovation, Kikkoman is looking to meet changing consumer demand at home, while looking to expand further overseas. Julian Ryall met Kikkoman president and CEO Noriaki Horikiri to discuss the company's plans.
Indian dairy giant Amul is gearing up for growth. The company is preparing a push into the value-added nutraceuticals sector in India while, further afield, the co-operative intends to start manufacturing in Europe and Singapore by early 2016. Newly-appointed managing director Dr K Rathnam speaks to just-food about Amul's future.
China has reportedly passed amendments to its food safety rules that will see offenders given "the heaviest penalties yet".
PepsiCo has launched a product under its Lay's potato chip brand in India.
China-based infant formula manufacturer Beingmate is to buy 65% of a subsidiary of local dairy products company Meilijian Group.
China is reportedly working on a ban on advertisements for infant formula in a bid to tackle low breast feeding levels across the country.
India’s Devyani Food Industries Private Ltd is expanding its Cream Bell ice cream brand nationally, aiming to double its sales in the next five years.
Japanese seafood group Nippon Suisan Kaisha is eyeing expansion in North America and Europe, pointing to rising international interest in the Asian country's cuisine.
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