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Asia Pacific: Quarterly dairy pricing to remain high in 1H 2014 due to Chinese...

International dairy commodity prices strengthened from already high levels from in the three months to mid-December 2013 are expected to remain high at least...

Americas: Hershey to acquire majority share of Shanghai Golden Monkey Food Company

The Hershey Company says its wholly-owned subsidiary, Hershey Netherlands B.V., has signed an agreement to acquire 80% of Shanghai Golden Monkey Food Joint Stock...

Asia Pacific: IFF to invest $50M in Indonesia

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) said it plans to invest over $50 million in its flavors operations in Jakarta, Indonesia. The investment will include...

Asia Pacific: Barry Callebaut begins production in new, relocated factory in Japan

Barry Callebaut said it has completed the move of its Japan’s chocolate factory from Amagasaki to Takasaki, as announced in June 2012. The new and...

Asia Pacific: Region must prepare for catastrophic increase in fragility fractures, says report

New report shows ageing populations and urbanization will drive increase in osteoporosis and related fractures; health authorities must take action now to reduce future...

Asia Pacific: India is emerging as a global spice processing hub, says Rabobank

Structural changes in the global spice market mean that India, historically a bulk commodity supplier of spices, is now becoming a global hub for...

Asia Pacific: Fonterra Australia owns Tamar Valley Dairy

Fonterra Australia has finalized the purchase of the assets of Tasmanian yoghurt business, Tamar Valley Dairy on November 27, 2013. It now owns and manages...

Asia Pacific: DuPont expands R&D Center in China

DuPont opened the second phase of its China Research and Development Center on October 28, 2013. With this expansion, the Center adds 17,500sqm and will...

Asia Pacific: A2C launches a2 Platinum infant formula in China

A2 Corporation (A2C) and its China distributor partner China State Farm Holding Shanghai Company (CSF) launched the a2 Platinum infant formula in Beijing’s Great...

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...

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