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Asia Pacific: Fonterra site to boost capacity with US$20M

Fonterra will invest almost US$20 million at its Te Rapa site in New Zealand to meet growing demand for cream cheese and mini-dish butter. Robert...

Americas: Tree nuts as healthier snacks, study

A new study finds replacing typical snack foods with almonds and other tree nuts would decrease empty calories, solid fats, saturated fat and sodium...

Middle East: Nestlé inaugurates US$149M factory in Dubai

Nestlé has today inaugurated its new Al-Maha factory in Dubai, producing Nescafé coffee and Maggi cooking aids for the local and regional markets. Now operating...

Americas: Dannon offers healthier food

The Dannon Company has met and in some cases surpassed its commitment to the Partnership for a Healthier America by improving the nutrient profile...

Asia Pacific: 75% of Chinese babies drink organic IMF, report

China’s infant milk formula (IMF) market is poised for impressive growth in the next five years as a result of the new 'two-child' national...

Americas: Consumers perceive sports drinks as healthier beverages than others

Over the past five years, the US retail market for energy and sports drinks expanded in vigorous fashion culminating in sales of US$25 billion...

Americas: Pinnacle Foods to exit certain frozen breakfast products

Pinnacle Foods has decided to exit certain low-margin and non-strategic Aunt Jemima frozen breakfast products sold to retail and foodservice customers, following its voluntary...

Europe: Ajinomoto expands into French retail market

Ajinomoto and a French retailer are rolling out eight varieties the former's frozen Japanese foods throughout France in April 2017. In April 2017, Ajinomoto's French...

Europe: PMMI shares trends in packaging

Consumer focus on wellness, environmental impact and macroeconomic factors such as the growth of the middle class creating more disposable income are shaping the...

Asia Pacific: India poised to be huge consumer of chocolate, report

While the global chocolate confectionery market posts slow growth, research from Mintel finds that India is defying the odds as one of the world’s...

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