27-Jan-2015 - China’s food watchdog will allow the import of all US-grown apples in a move that could be worth US$100m a year to the American apple industry.
27-Jan-2015 - India’s food market will nearly double in size between 2014 and 2020, with the premium segment among the biggest gainers, a report by Boston Consulting Group has revealed.
27-Jan-2015 - Australians are not in fact drinking more alcohol and cases of drink-fuelled violence are not on the up, in spite of longstanding beliefs in the contrary, if an industry analysis is to be believed.
26-Jan-2015 - Fraser and Neave (F&N) has extended a series of licenses to manufacture and distribute several Nestlé canned milk brands in South East Asia.
26-Jan-2015 - Functional beverage firm ANZ Nutrition has developed two "competitively priced" dairy drinks "to boost the health status of Myanmar people."
26-Jan-2015 - Most of New Zealand’s omega-3 fish oil capsules have less fatty acid that the level shown on the label, scientists have found.
26-Jan-2015 - Dietary supplementation with fucoidan from seaweed may delay fatigue during fatigue and boost overall endurance, says a new study from Taiwan.
26-Jan-2015 - There is a close relationship between a person’s perception of umami flavours and their appetite and physical health, according to new research.
23-Jan-2015 - Not a week goes by without media headlines talking about the potential of insects to help feed the world. But where does that potential really lie?
23-Jan-2015 - A carotenoid from green algae called siphonaxanthin may inhibit the development of fat cells and the build-up of fat in fat tissue, suggests new research from Japan. The compound could be a novel ingredient for use in weight management supplements, said the researchers.
23-Jan-2015 - Asia’s cocoa grind dropped 17.2% in the fourth quarter after an economic slowdown in China, adding another cocoa processing decline to the world jigsaw.
23-Jan-2015 - An essential input into the natural health supply chain is the provision of well-educated and sound practitioners—just as is the case of those who seek corporate jobs in wellness, media, policy and government.
23-Jan-2015 - SAB Miller says the knock-on effects China’s wet summer continued to hold back the group’s performance in Q3 2014, but tells BeverageDaily.com it is confident the market will bounce back, while its pending JV in Africa will enlarge its soft drinks platform.
22-Jan-2015 - Zeelandia and Fine Organics have set up a joint-venture for India and its neighbouring markets under the name Fine Zeelandia to sell mostly locally produced baking ingredients.
22-Jan-2015 - Almost 7m Australian adults drank beer at least once in any given month, with over three-quarters of these being men and nine out of 10 choosing at least one local brew, according to a study released in time for Australia Day.
22-Jan-2015 - The culinary practice of smoking bacon, a traditional method of preserving pork, has been banned in the Chinese city of Chongqing after being blamed for much of its noxious air.
22-Jan-2015 - In the future doctors could prescribe low calorie diets to reverse type-2 diabetes, not tablets and surgery, according to one scientist conducting a 5-year study on such a strategy.
22-Jan-2015 - Although the mechanism of action is somewhat unclear, polyphenols have a solid and growing body of research backing their effect on the regulation of blood sugar levels, experts say.
21-Jan-2015 - As EP Resources reports on a changing Japanese beverage landscape marked by a C-store surge, report author Stuart Hoggard talks trends including taller, slimmer bottles, and a willingness among global giants such as PepsiCo to let local partners manage this complex market.
21-Jan-2015 - ‘Don’t take sports supplements, they can’t be trusted’ was the takeaway message from Welsh track stars Rhys Williams and Gareth Warburton after the recent UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) tribunal agreed steroids got into their blood streams via contaminated sports drink powders. But is the sector really to blame?