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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.

How Thai Union wants to be sustainability "leader" 28 Sep 2015

When unveiling its new name and corporate identity last week, seafood giant Thai Union Group placed sustainability at the heart of its agenda. Following her appointment as the company's group director of sustainable development, Dr Darian McBain spoke with Ben Cooper about Thai Union's approach to sustainability and aspirations for the future.

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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.

Charoen Pokphand Foods commits to sustainability targets 11 Jan 2019

Thai conglomerate Charoen Pokphand Foods joins a raft of global companies laying down a commitment to make packaging recyclable.

Chinese dairy group Yili acquires Thai ice cream maker Chomthana 30 Nov 2018

Yili, the China-based dairy company, has bought a business in Thailand as part of its overseas expansion plans.

Cargill funnels $70m into production plants in Thailand 29 Nov 2018

US agri-food business Cargill is funnelling more funds into a south-east Asian country to expand and upgrade production facilities.

Charoen Pokphand Foods to boost overseas presence to mitigate "economic uncertainties" 26 Nov 2018

Thailand-based conglomerate Charoen Pokphand Foods plans to increase the proportion of sales it makes from its overseas business.