29-Aug-2014 - The a2 Milk Company believes its share of the Australian fresh milk market could increase “north of 10%” in the next 12 months.
28-Aug-2014 - A combination of demographic, social and economic factors is helping grow India’s baby food market, which is set to cross the US$250m mark in 2014, a new report has said.
28-Aug-2014 - New Zealand’s dairy industry is milking its Australian counterpart out of A$30m a year, according to a dairy farming lobby group that is calling for a free-trade agreement to level the playing field.
28-Aug-2014 - Australia’s wine industry needs to turn to the perfume industry to learn how wines affect a consumer’s emotions, according to a researcher from Adelaide.
27-Aug-2014 - When in June of this year, British newspaper The Guardian published a damning report tracing fishmeal that it claimed had been caught by workers kept in slave-like conditions, a public relations storm seemed to have broken loose.
27-Aug-2014 - There is absolutely no doubt that the Chinese authorities are doing everything they can to bring the country's food industry to order, but they are facing a daunting task. We take a look at best-known scandals that have rocked consumers so far this year
27-Aug-2014 - Fonterra is prepared to pay NZ$615m (US$514m, €390m) for a 20% stake in Chinese baby food manufacturer Beingmate in its latest attempt to expand its presence in China’s lucrative infant formula market.
27-Aug-2014 - PepsiCo chairman Indra Nooyi has pledged to double the company’s investment in its Indian food processing operation to add to the sizeable sums it has already spent in the country.
26-Aug-2014 - Back when Europe and North America were there dominant growth markets for the food industry, Asia was considered as little more than an extension of their traditional business and dominated by unorganised local companies.
26-Aug-2014 - China might be one of the world’s biggest producers of hemp, but the quality of the crop is low compared to Australian imports, according to one of the first hemp farmers Down Under.
26-Aug-2014 - Founded in the early ‘Nineties by a group of Australian pastoral families, OBE claims to be the “oldest, biggest and most trustworthy” supplier of organic beef.
26-Aug-2014 - Policies governing nutrient and health claims, labeling and use of mascots on breakfast cereals in New Zealand need a serious re-think, researchers say.
26-Aug-2014 - One of the more common gripes we hear at FoodNavigator-Asia from international companies looking to sell their products and services in Asia’s vast new market, is the loops they have to jump through to find the right local distributor.
26-Aug-2014 - When Michael Jolley left his carob orchard in South Australia to attend his first Asian food industry show in Hong Kong recently, he was amazed by the response of visitors who had never before seen the ingredient.
26-Aug-2014 - Over half a century ago, Ben Winters Sr arrived in New Zealand from the Netherlands and soon established Aroma NZ, a manufacturer of freeze-dried marine products including green lipped mussels.
26-Aug-2014 - With Australia's domestic market maturing, many complementary health companies are seeing the growth that some of the big brands are enjoying in Asia and are keen to ride in on their coat tails.
26-Aug-2014 - The annual Mooncake Festival celebrated in China and Vietnam is by far the biggest event for cake manufacturers in the region, says an analyst.
25-Aug-2014 - Asian companies will soon cotton on to the idea that they can export organic goods into China just as smoothly as Australian companies, which have traditionally enjoyed a strong link through its leading certification body.
25-Aug-2014 - China’s craft beer market might not yet be as dominant as its Australian counterpart, but this will change as a growing and affluent middle-class opens its eyes and palates to craft beer imports.
25-Aug-2014 - China’s health food and supplements niches need filling, even if the current regulatory environment continues to put off some key international players.