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China's massive population base – of roughly 1.4bn consumers – rising urbanisation and an expanding middle class make it one of the most pri...
Chinese dairy companies dominate the country's highly consolidated liquid milk sector. A focus on quality and innovation is driving growing...
Dairy and energy sector experts are optimistic about effective cold chain solutions they say are being developed for India’s dairy sector. S...
Nestle's operations in Asia, Oceania and Africa have had a challenging few quarters. CFO Wan Ling Martello has been asked to take charge of...
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.
Japan has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organisation to challenge South Korea over its import bans and demands for additional testing on Japanese food following the 2011 Fukushima disaster.
Nestle has insisted its Maggi noodles on sale in India are "safe" after local reports suggested food safety authorities in Uttar Pradesh have detected monosodium glutamate and lead in product tests.
China has lifted an embargo on beef imports from Brazil three years after a cow in the country tested positive for mad-cow disease.
Hong Kong has banned the import of poultry meat and products, including eggs, from the US and Turkey.
PepsiCo and its local bottling partner, Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines Inc, are preparing to start manufacturing the Cheetos snack brand in the Philippines.
Taiwan-based Ve Wong Corp. and Kinh Do, the Vietnamese food group, are to build an instant noodle plant in Vietnam.
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