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Asia Pacific: Cost-cutting, lifestyle changes drive lightweight packaging in Australia, says report

The Australian packaging market is expected to grow at a volume compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.21% up to 2017, finds Canadean’s report...

Asia Pacific: Danone raises stake in China’s dairy company Mengniu

Danone has announced an agreement, together with COFCO Dairy Investments, to subscribe a reserved rights issue by China’s leading dairy company Mengniu, raising its...

Asia Pacific: Palsgaard to open margarine pilot plant in Singapore

Palsgaard says it is the process of installing a margarine pilot plant at its facilities in Singapore, which will be operational by March 2014. "With...

Asia Pacific: Japan sees more functional carbonates in the market, finds Canadean

A new cola flavor of the Mets brand has won the Japanese government approval for its health-enhancing claims, and is helping to shore up...

Asia Pacific: Japanese regard quality packaging highly, finds report

The demand for high quality and aesthetically pleasing packaging will aid the growth of the Japanese plastics industry, according to Canadean’s report Latest trends...

Asia Pacific: China makes better nutrition a high priority, says Arla Foods Ingredients

Arla Foods Ingredients says China’s reform of governmental institutions in 2013 leaves no doubt that nutrition and health are high on the national agenda. Accompanied...

Asia Pacific: Bühler completes turnkey project processing rice, beans in China

The Bühler Group has completed a turnkey installation processing Chinese rice and beans at the Hangzhou Wahaha Group’s plant in Haining, China. Dedicated to the...

Asia Pacific: Consumers in region concerned over food safety, health issues, finds report

A Mintel research has found that 40% of spirit drinkers in the UK and 67% of spirit drinkers in the US say they like...

Asia Pacific: India’s food additives market to thrive on changing consumer preferences, says Frost...

The changing lifestyles and hectic work schedules have spawned a large market for processed and packaged convenience foods, as the booming organized retail sector...

Asia Pacific: China’s health and wellness market to reach nearly $70B by 2020, says...

Consumers in China are the most health-conscious people in the world, according to a new report entitled Capturing a Share of China's Consumer Health...

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