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Asia: Chinese Taipei donates $80,000 to food safety, animal and plant health standards

Chinese Taipei has donated $80,000 to the Swiss-based Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) in 2013 to help developing countries establish and implement sanitary...

Asia Pacific: India’s Tata Tea Premium rebrands

Tata Tea Premium, India’s tea and flagship brand Tata Global Beverages, will relaunch its brand in the country. The brand promises a blend of badi...

Asia Pacific: Labelexpo Asia 2013 sets records across the board

The 10th edition of Labelexpo Asia was held at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre during December 2-6, 2013, welcoming 21,416 visitors, an increase...

Asia Pacific: Fonterra, Beingmate form Australian JV

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited and the Board of Beingmate Baby and Child Food Company will form a joint venture (JV) to purchase the Co-operative’s...

Health & Wellness: 3 tips to create products that shrink waistlines

The sales of better-for-you (BFY) products by 15 major food and beverage companies in the US drove more than 70% of sales growth from...

Asia Pacific: International body celebrates 10 years in China; value, trust needed, finds FNI

The International Alliance of Dietary/ Food Supplement Associations (IADSA) Board met recently in Beijing, China to celebrate 10 years of close cooperation with the...

Asia Pacific: Brenntag to acquire specialties chemicals distribution business of Pioma Chemicals

Brenntag has signed an agreement to acquire the specialties chemicals distribution business of Pioma Chemicals, a distributor of specialty excipients and functional ingredients to...

Asia Pacific: Invisible Sentinel appoints New Zealand distributor for assays to detect food pathogens

Invisible Sentinel says its Veriflow assays will be distributed in New Zealand by New Zealand Medical and Scientific Ltd (NZMS). Based in Auckland, NZMS sells...

Asia Pacific: Lamination machines supplier Nordmeccanica to supply solutions to AFAP

Amcor Flexibles Asia Pacific (AFAP) has signed a preferred vendor agreement with lamination machines supplier Nordmeccanica. The agreement entails the provision of optimized standard machine...

Asia Pacific: Rengo’s JV buys 90% stake in Indonesian plant, names subsidiary in Japan

Thai Containers Group Co., Ltd. (TCG), a joint venture between Japanese company Rengo and SCG Paper Public Company Limited (a subsidiary of The Siam...

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