Latest food news & analysis in Asia
The global market for halal food is expected to grow from US$698bn in 2012 to reach US$830bn in 2016, according to Malaysia's department of...
In a period of escalating international tensions, Russia is turning to the use of trade restrictions as a political weapon. This adds a laye...
Carrefour's move to exit India underlines the ongoing challenges international retailers and food manufacturers face in the market where res...
China's biscuit market has seen rapid growth in recent years. However, as the category matures the pace of expansion is slowing. With catego...
Vietnam is an up-and-coming emerging market that is gaining increasing attention as international companies seek out fresh avenues of growth. Nestle first established an office in the country in 1912. In the 1990s the company took its presence in Vietnam to the next level with the establishment of a local subsidiary. Today, the firm is focused on accelerating growth in the market. Katy Askew spoke to Rashid Aleem Qureshi, MD of Nestle Vietnam, to find out more about the group's plans in the country.
Arla Foods has a sizeable presence in infant nutrition and long-life milk categories in China and the company is now working to develop the long-term potential of cheese in the country. To this end, the European dairy cooperative is opening a cheese innovation facility in Beijing. Senior vice president Frede Juulsen, who is responsible for Arla's business in China, spoke to just-food about the company's plans in the market.
New Zealand's A2 Milk Co. has received the green light from the Chinese authorities to start shipping its A2 Platinum brand infant formula back into the country.
Rice manufacturer Amira Nature Foods has announced the launch of a range of products in Ratnadeep supermarkets in India.
Indian biscuit manufacturer Britannia Industries has confirmed strike action by contract labour has hit production at a factory in Delhi.
Japanese food group Nissin Foods Holdings has insisted its sponsorship deal with Manchester United is the "first step" to become a "true global brand".
Documents from China's anti-graft watchdog show the extent of its warnings to COFCO - China's largest state-owned food manufacturer and trader - that it faces a risk of potential corruption.
General Mills today (15 July) opened its first innovation centre in China and signalled its belief it could tap into demand for healthier and more convenient products in the country.
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