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How to avoid FDI turning into a nightmare

Dreaming of an international expansion for your company? Consider these cautionary tips from FDI consultant Douglas van den Berghe first....

Covid sweetens China interest in functional candy

That Covid-19 has increased demand for healthier products is being seen in markets worldwide. In China, the trend is creating opportunities...

Plant-based meat's Asia optimism

A clutch of announcements this week underline the optimism among makers of plant-based meat alternatives about the opportunity in Asia, writ...

Nurturing China's growing interest in cheese

Demand for cheese in China is on the rise and the forecasts for growth are bullish but there remain barriers to consumption. GlobalData Cons...

Latest Interviews

"We want to be Asia's leading plant-nutrition company" – Growthwell Group's Justin Chou on how Singapore alt-protein firm plans to grow 20 Jan 2021

Dean Best

Growthwell Group executive director Justin Chou on the Singapore alt-protein firm's plans, which involve expansion in Asia and a vision for a presence along the supply chain.


Chocolate maker Landbase eyes China's interest in low-sugar treats – interview 4 Jan 2021

Wang Fangqing

Landbase is a fledgling Chinese firm building a business to cater for interest in healthier options for chocolate products in China in the country. We speak to CEO Ethan Zhou.

Latest News

Dutch Lady Milk Industries plans new dairy facility in Malaysia 19 Apr 2021

Simon Harvey

Malaysia dairy business Dutch Lady Milk Industries is planning a new production facility in south-east Asia to replace an aged plant.


China D2C dairy business Adopt A Cow gets KKR backing 19 Apr 2021

Dean Best

The buy-out house said the Chinese firm had a "disruptive strategy to change the way dairy is produced, marketed and sold to customers".


Nestle joins Magnit-led Russia initiative to promote healthy food 16 Apr 2021

Simon Harvey

A raft of consumer goods companies have joined an initiative in Russian to promote healthy food and beverages.


OmniPork owner Green Monday to open plant in China 9 Apr 2021

Dean Best

Green Monday Group, the Hong Kong supplier of plant-based meat, is set to open its second manufacturing plant.


Nestle's new plant-based facility in Malaysia comes on-stream 7 Apr 2021

Simon Harvey

Nestlé has opened a new manufacturing facility in south-east Asia to supply the regional market with animal-free products.


Nestle ups investment in pet food in China 6 Apr 2021

Dean Best

The world's largest food maker has increased the amount of capital spending being put towards expanding its pet-food production in China.



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