Latest food news & analysis in Asia
The newest of Nestle's 40 R&D facilities is a unit in Singapore specialising in nutrition to support healthy ageing. Ben Cooper reports on t...
The regional government in the Indian state of Kerala has become the latest administration to impose a tax on less healthy foods. Ben Cooper...
A fresh scandal has brought the sale of fraudulent infant formula in China to the fore once again in recent weeks. Mark Godfrey examines wha...
April saw Wal-Mart continue the expansion of its click-and-collect service in the US, while Kroger invested in a local retailer focused on n...
With tourism supporting growing demand for branded foods in Myanmar, the growing market offers international food makers a growth opportunity. However, the country - which has infrastructure and regulatory challenges - can also be difficult to navigate. just-food spoke to industry experts on the ground to find out more.
Devendra Chawla, group president for food, FMCG and brands at India's Future Group, has a clear view of how the Indian branded food sector is, and has been, developing. While Indian consumers love to try new products, they prefer them to be spiced with some familiar flavours from the past. Mini Pant Zachariah caught up with Chawla to learn more about his take on the evolution of the Indian palate.
Nestle is expanding in the Indian cereal market with the launch of Nestle Ceregrow, a multi-grain cereal targeting children.
Lithuanian dairy group Vilkyškiu Pienine has said it will start exporting dairy products to China after gaining export approval to ship products into the Asian country.
Chinese dairy giant Mengniu said its strategy is paying off today (25 August) as it booked higher sales for the first half of the year, although its profits were dented by losses from associates and other items.
Vietnamese food group Kido Corp., formerly Kinh Do Corp., has sold the remaining 20% of its snacks business to Mondelez International for a reported VND2 trillion (US$90m).
Biostime International Holdings was another infant formula business operating in China to see its sales come under pressure in the first half of 2016 but expressed optimism the recent changes to regulation in the country on recipes and births would boost the sector from next year.
China’s ministry of commerce has extended for another five years countervailing (anti-subsidy) duties that have been charged on US imports of broiler chicken products.
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