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Asia Pacific: Indonesian bottler installs Sidel’s dry aseptic line

PT.Hokkan has installed the first Sidel dry aseptic line in Indonesia and expanded its production capacity as a co-packer of non-carbonated healthy soft drinks...

World: Report finds high demand of carbon dioxide sensors by bulk food storage sector

The global gas sensors market was estimated at US$1,700.5 million in 2012, and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of...

Europe: More food manufacturers comply with regulations, lowers risk of recalls, finds report

Stericycle ExpertSOLUTIONS has revealed that there was a significant rise in food recall and notification occurrences across Europe during the final three months of...

Asia Pacific: Ingredion to buy TIC Gums for US$400M

Ingredion Incorporated has entered into a stock purchase agreement to acquire all of the outstanding shares of TIC Gums Incorporated, a privately held, US-based...

Asia Pacific: Making a nutritious beverage out of soy pulp waste

Associate professor Liu Shao Quan and doctoral student Vong Weng Chan from the NUS Food Science and Technology Programme have devised a cocktail of...

Asia Pacific: Rice index finds declining food security robustness

The fifth edition of the Rice Bowl Index (RBI) report has highlighted changes in the food security landscape in Asia Pacific over the last...

Asia Pacific: Singapore’s quick serve salad chain gets S$5M in funding

Singapore's chain of salad bars, SaladStop!, has raised S$5 million (US$3.67 million) from private equity firms Hera Capital and DSG Consumer Partners for a...

Asia Pacific: More small, bulk packaging formats seen in India, finds report

Besides the ordinary multi-serve packaging found through all soft drinks categories in India, a Canadean report has found smaller ‘on the go’ packs, and...

Asia Pacific: Using solventless, water-based lamination adhesives

Preferences for lamination adhesives used in flexible food packaging, such as stand-up pouches (SUPs), wrappers and bags, are shifting away from traditional solvent-based products....

Americas: Diageo to offer nutritional information on alcoholic beverages

Alcohol company Diageo says it will provide alcohol content and nutrition information per typical serve online and/or on-pack in a majority of its markets subject...