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Climate change, aquaculture and healthy diets - Thai Union's Dr Darian McBain on seafood giant's sustainability targets 6 Dec 2019

Ben Cooper speaks to Dr Darian McBain, global director of corporate affairs and sustainability at Thai Union, about attempts to put sustainability at the heart of the business.


Packaged food in Thailand - online food sales are set to take off 27 Oct 2016

The online channel is expanding in south-east Asia and Thailand is at the vanguard of that development. Michael Tatarski analyses how the online space is growing in Thailand.


Packaged food in Thailand - impulse and health to drive premium segments 26 Oct 2016

After a period in the economic doldrums, Thailand looks set to be a potential opportunity for domestic and international food manufacturers marketing premium wares. Poorna Rodrigo surveys what is driving demand for premium products in south-east Asia's second-largest economy.


Packaged food in Thailand - demand for convenience to continue to thrive 25 Oct 2016

The growing urban lifestyle of Thai consumers has been driving demand for packaged convenient food. Convenience stores are gaining in importance for Thais amid the urbanisation of the country and look set to remain a key channel for manufacturers to target. Jens Kastner looks at the growing demand for convenience in the south-east Asian country.


Packaged food in Thailand - demographics driving healthier categories but price key 24 Oct 2016

As the Thai economy shifts away from being agricultural- to more skilled-based, as well as industry-and-commerce-focused, many consumers are gaining knowledge of the nutritional value and the health benefits of certain products and ingredients. Meanwhile, Thailand's population is ageing, which also looks set to drive demand for improved health through food. Jens Kastner surveys the development of the country's healthier food segments and looks at what could lie ahead.

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Atlantic Natural Foods builds plant-based facility in Bangkok with JV partner Pataya Food Group 26 May 2020

Atlantic Natural Foods, a plant-based products manufacturer in the US, is building a new facility in Bangkok with its joint-venture partner.


Thailand's Charoen Pokphand Foods hit by pork supply issues 21 Feb 2020

Thailand-based consumer-goods giant Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) has commented on the impact of African swine fever (ASF) on its pork supply.


Thai Union launches venture fund, makes first investment 17 Oct 2019

Thai Union Group has become the latest food company to launch a venture fund and has announced the recipient of its first investment.


Thailand's Srithai Daily Foods attracts private-equity investment 26 Sep 2019

Srithai Daily Foods, a Thailand-based maker of sauces and seasonings, has received an undisclosed investment from a private-equity firm. 


Consumers in Asia Pacific turning more to plant-based dairy products - survey 4 Jul 2019

Plant-based dairy products are growing in popularity within the Asia Pacific as consumers turn to environmentally-friendly options.


Thaifoods Group buys sauces business 21 Jun 2019

Thaifoods Group, the Thailand-based meat processor, has added a sauces and seasonings supplier to its operations.


CP Foods' parent company boss says CEO post could go to an outsider 13 Jun 2019

Dhanin Chearavanont, chairman of Thailand's CP Foods' parent company Charoen Pokphand Group, has spoken about the future of the CEO position at the business.


Thai hotel giant Dusit Thani expands into food business 3 Jun 2019

Dusit Thani, a Thailand hotel and property development company, has announced strategic plans linked to the food sector.


Tyson buys BRF's European, Thai assets 7 Feb 2019

Tyson Foods, the US meat titan, has made another acquisition to give a boost to its overseas operations.


Charoen Pokphand Foods to focus on healthy products from new R&D centre 25 Jan 2019

Thailand-based consumer goods giant Charoen Pokphand Foods has opened a new research and development facility north of Bangkok.