South East Asia

Halal recognition opens door for UAE food exports to Malaysia

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Food exports between the UAE and Malaysia are set to increase after authorities in the Southeast Asian nation agreed to recognise the UAE's national certification and halal mark. 

One million people are forecast to have diabetes in Singapore by 2030. ©iStock

Singapore’s war on diabetes: $5 screening test latest weapon in the armoury

Cargill buys unused feedmill in central Thailand

Cargill buys unused feedmill in central Thailand

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Industry leaders on edge after Duterte vows to abolish sugar promoter

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Bunge trains sights on SE Asia growth through Loder acquisition

The firm also hopes to receive self-approved GRAS status in the US.

Halal status raises Morinaga's sales hopes for immunity-boosting Lactobacillus strain

Large-scale lunch provisions had the “potential to improve food security of workers” at a cost of less than US$1 per person, per day. ©iStock

Nutrient-tailored lunches could bolster health among garment workers: Cambodia study

Baiju maker to target under-30s in Thailand launch

Baiju maker to target under-30s in Thailand launch

Cambodia enlists Malaysia to support halal strategy

Cambodia enlists Malaysia to support halal strategy

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Philippines soft drinks industry offers alternatives to sugar tax

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