23-Oct-2014 - From an €80 million market for anti-ageing placenta supplements to the world’s most innovative (and fad-driven) functional foods and drinks market, Japan’s healthy ageing market is unique and instructive.
23-Oct-2014 - Foodborne illness has declined 17% overall in Australia but the number of Salmonella and Campylobacter cases has risen.
23-Oct-2014 - Hit by a succession of high-profile recent scandals involving industrial oil used in food processing, Taiwan’s government has launched a food safety office as a means to quell public outrage and tighten control of the industry.
23-Oct-2014 - Australasia’s food regulator has released a consultation paper on the back of calls by an Australian food industry body for the start date for new dietary fibre content claims to be delayed.
23-Oct-2014 - An industry-backed centre dedicated to creating healthier food choices for Australian and Asian consumers has opened at the University of Queensland.
22-Oct-2014 - Sushi’s popularity is on the rise while spring rolls appear to be gradually falling out of favour in Australia, new figures reveal.
22-Oct-2014 - Fruit and vegetables have been identified as a vital key to mental well-being by researchers in Queensland, challenging nutritional recommendations around the world.
22-Oct-2014 - Melinjo resveratrol has become the first product in Japan to receive a patent in Japan for sleep improvement.
22-Oct-2014 - Once upon a time there was China tea. If you were Chinese and liked hot drinks, the local tradition in tea led the way. If you preferred coffee, especially the brewed kind, you were plain out of luck, as until recently, Nescafé was one of the very few alternatives and the market was small.
21-Oct-2014 - Next Tuesday NutraIngredients is proud to host our first healthy ageing forum, an hour long online discussion about a booming sector with leading experts.
21-Oct-2014 - Irish dairy and ingredients group Kerry sees a lot of potential in an Indonesian market where sophisticated nutritionals are gaining ground with a young demographic. It is upping investment in a country with south east Asia’s largest population (250m).
21-Oct-2014 - With more than a quarter of Japan’s population over the age of 60, it is said that country suffers more from the issues of an ageing population than any other country. That’s no doubt why the anti-ageing industry is doing so well.
21-Oct-2014 - HJ Heinz has recalled Golden Circle Beetroot Slices in Australia and New Zealand due to a processing error which could lead to microbial growth.
20-Oct-2014 - Indonesia's food industry will continue to grow in importance as its population of around 300 million gains wealth, according to some voices in the halls of the Jakarta International Expo at Food Ingredients-Asia last week. But it may have some way to go yet.
20-Oct-2014 - The ‘surprising’ discovery of a previously unidentified class of lipid molecules that enhance insulin sensitivity and blood sugar control could offer a route to the prevention of type 2 diabetes, say researchers.
20-Oct-2014 - Japanese ice cream manufacturers are a "couple of years ahead" of their counterparts in Europe and North America in terms of innovation, says market research firm Mintel.
20-Oct-2014 - Tony Abbott’s crusade to cut Australian bureaucratic red tape will now target the complementary medicines industry by considering a greater acceptance of international standards.
20-Oct-2014 - After making one of the biggest dairy investments in its history, Nestlé has opened the doors a dairy farming institute in northeast China, which it hopes will help modernise the country’s farming practices while encouraging farmers to sustainably meet the country’s fast-growing demand for milk.
20-Oct-2014 - The world’s biggest salt market will gain a new player after North America’s Morton Salt signed a joint-venture with local player China National Salt of Shanghai.
17-Oct-2014 - The source of an outbreak of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis which has sickened at least 127 people in New Zealand remains unclear, according to the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).