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Asia Pacific: Probiotic for gestational diabetes

A study by the University of Otago has found a Fonterra probiotic could reduce cases of gestational diabetes in pregnant women by 68%. It is...

Asia Pacific: Fonterra milk cans to have QR, traceability codes

Fonterra is using quick response (QR) codes as part of a program to track and trace ingredients and products electronically throughout the organization, from...

Asia Pacific: Healthy snacking on the rise in China, report

While snacking is often thought of as an indulgent and convenient alternative to traditional meal times, many consumers are now focusing on their health,...

Asia Pacific: Ingredion launches dietary fibers

Ingredion launches a line of low cost-in-use dietary fibers for manufactures wanting to easily add fiber to foods. The Novelose dietary fiber series are designed...

Asia Pacific: Masan’s meat business gets second round of funding

Investment firm KKR has pumped a total of US$250 million in Masan Group and in its branded meat platform, Masan Nutri-Science. KKR’s investment is comprised...

Asia Pacific: tna doubles production speed with system

tna has launched performance 5.0, an approach to high-speed production line performance ahead of this year’s interpack in Düsseldorf, Germany. Comprising a new vertical...

Americas: Graphene-infused packaging blocks moisture, researchers say

04Plastic packaging might seem impenetrable — and sometimes nearly impossible to remove — but water molecules can still pass through. This permeability to moisture can...

Asia Pacific: Barry Callebaut strengthens Gourmet offerings in China

The Barry Callebaut Group has strengthened its Gourmet capabilities and expanded its offerings to professional users of chocolate in China. Gourmet products, such as chocolate...

Asia Pacific: Chinaplas 2017 exhibitors display lightweight, green solutions

Lightweight plastic packaging requires less resin in the extrusion molding process, which is not only environmentally friendly, but also able to effectively reduce the...

Europe: Tetra Pak releases Coconut Handbook online

With growing global demand for coconut-based products, Tetra Pak has launched an online version of its Coconut Handbook. Providing an in-depth guide to the entire...

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