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Asia Pacific: Culture affects healthy eating outlook, FNI finds

Consumers in Asia are far more likely to be interested in healthy eating than those in the western world, according to a survey commissioned...

Asia Pacific: Using solventless, water-based lamination adhesives

Preferences for lamination adhesives used in flexible food packaging, such as stand-up pouches (SUPs), wrappers and bags, are shifting away from traditional solvent-based products....

Asia Pacific: Business and corporate citizenship can co-exist together, says FrieslandCampina Asia

Over the years, patterns of urbanization, changes in affluence and consumption habits along with population growth and environmental degradation have affected the security of...

World: Plant-based water sales set to double by 2020

Global sales of alternative waters increased by 21% in 2016 to more than US$2.7 billion, finds a Zenith Global report. Volume has been driven by...

Americas: Yogurt gets spicy, salty, says report

No longer confined to sweet flavors, the yogurt category is rapidly diversifying into a range of new salty and spicy segments. Innovations in savory tastes...

World: Growing sales of organic foods in 2017, report

The global sales of organic foods are expected to continue the positive trajectory, with most growth envisaged in North America and Northern Europe,...

Americas: US retailer uses Uflex’s packaging solution for chips

US-based Whole Foods Market has repackaged its tortilla chips with India’s Uflex to prevent product spoilage, wastage whilst maintaining a green look. Whole Foods Market...

World: Consumers would pay extra for ingredients they recognize

As many as 73% of consumers are happy to pay a higher retail price for a food or drink product made with ingredients they...

World: Consumers to favor the ancient, familiar, sustainability, says report

The year 2017 will be one of extremes, from 'ancient' products including grains, recipes, practices and traditions to the use of technology to create...

World: F&B industry dominates hydrocolloid market, report

The global hydrocolloid market is expected to reach US$108.4 billion by 2020, growing at a compound annual growth rate of more than 5%, according...

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