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Asia Pacific: Kerry expands in China with acquisition

Kerry has completed the acquisition of the Jining Nature Group, a Chinese manufacturer of savory flavors, seasonings and prepared food products in the savory...

Asia Pacific: Chinese seek fitness F&B, meal replacement products amid COVID-19, says GlobalData

With obesity suggested and accepted to increase the risk of severe symptoms and complications of COVID-19, 44% consumers in China are reportedly interested and...

Asia Pacific: Australia wine sector to grow A$12.7 billion in 2024, says GlobalData

The Australian wine sector is projected to grow from A$11.3 billion (US$7.9 billion) in 2019 to A$12.7 billion in 2024, with a compound annual...

Asia Pacific: Yum China’s green packaging initiatives to reduce plastics

Yum China Holdings has launched a series of plastic reduction and environmentally-friendly packaging initiatives across its brands in line with the latest regulations in...

Asia Pacific: Vinamilk won awards despite challenging 2020

Vinamilk is reportedly the very first and only Vietnamese company recognized as 'ASEAN Asset Class', while leading Vietnam's top three listed companies according to...

Asia Pacific: Japan’s packaging industry to reach 164.7 billion units in 2024, says GlobalData

The packaging industry in Japan is expected to reach 164.7 billion units in 2024, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 0.5%...

Asia Pacific: Hong Kong group proposes steps to recycling beverage containers

The Single-Use Beverage Packaging Working Group revealed its position statement on building a Producer Responsibility Scheme (PRS) for beverage containers in Hong Kong. The...

Asia Pacific: Dupont launches enzymes for baked sweets in Japan

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences (DuPont) has launched POWERFresh Special and POWERSoft Cake 8010 in Japan. These enzymes offers improver houses and industrial bakeries an anti-staling...

Asia Pacific: Cargill doubles starch production capacity in Indonesia

Cargill is doubling its cold-water swelling starch production capacity at PT. Sorini Agro Asia Corporindo, its sweetener plant in Pandaan, Indonesia. The expansion is...

World: Retort packaging demand to soar, pushed by Covid-19 pandemic, urbanization, says report

The retort pouch packaging market is expected to grow at a compound average growth rate of 5.61% during the forecast period from 2020 to...