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Asia Pacific: China boost demand for virgin plastics material, analyst

Global demand for polyethylene (PE), the world’s most used plastic, has nearly doubled since 1999, according to information provider IHS Markit. It states global demand...

Asia Pacific: Food-grade gases better food preservation

High food waste levels remain a serious problem in cities today, placing a strain on global resources and government expenses. Up to a third...

Asia Pacific: SCIEX releases study that detects low levels of Pesticide 1080 in hours

SCIEX's application team is developing a new method for screening of monofluoroacetic acid (MFA), also known as ‘1080’. In 2008, a melamine milk scandal posed...

Asia Pacific: TricorBraun opens office in India

Packaging company TricorBraun has begun operations in India with the opening of TricorBraun-India, Pvt. Ltd. in Mumbai, India. “We have experienced excellent growth in India...

Asia Pacific: Fosun buys stake in Tsingtao

Fosun International Limited is acquiring from Asahi Group Holdings 243,108,236 H-shares in Tsingtao Brewery Company Limited for HKD27.22 (US$3.48) per share. The total consideration...

Asia Pacific: FSANZ seeks submissions on adding nutrients to beverages

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has called for submissions on an application seeking permission to voluntarily add vitamins and minerals to nut- and-seed...

Asia Pacific: Japanese investors to boost spirulina production

Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) and Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) have jointly invested in Tavelmout Corporation (Tavelmout) through the acceptance of a third-party allocation...

Asia Pacific: Dairy Farm invests in retail chain in China

The Dairy Farm Company (DFCL) has agreed to acquire a 19.99% interest in Yonghui Superstores Co., Ltd (Yonghui) by way of subscription of new...

Asia Pacific: Indian online delivery set-up receives US$3M

Milkbasket, a micro delivery platform for groceries, has secured a US$3 million investment in a Pre-Series A Round. Unilever Ventures, the venture capital and...

Asia Pacific: China’s Pingtan to open seafood processing factory

Global Deep Ocean Fishing (Pingtan) Industrial Limited Company (GDOF) has begun development of a new processing factory in Pingtan Comprehensive Experimental Area, Fujian, China. China-based...
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