Chinese consumers have determined the traffic light labelling system as well as distinct warning labels highlighting ‘negative’ nutrients such as sugar, salt and saturated fat to be the most effective forms of front-of-pack labelling (FOPL), according...
Indian and Chinese food firms should seek alternative or additional sources of vegetable oil, with both countries facing severe shortages and price hikes due to the Ukraine-Russia conflict, according to an industry analyst.
The All-China Bakery Association (ACBA) has partnered with Shanghai Sinoexpo Informa Markets International Exhibition Co. (IM Sinoexpo) to form a joint venture to further expand the reach of one of the country’s largest trade shows on the bakery calendar.
China protein bar ffit8 recorded its biggest sales yet in October, raking in RMB20m (US$3m) for its protein bars, just months after launching, thanks to considerable success on social media and e-commerce.
Palm oil demand and consumption in the Chinese food sector is expected to see significant growth next year as the government clamps down on the use of genetically modified (GM) products which are especially common in the soybean area.
Kids Smart, the children nutrition portfolio under Australian supplement brand Nature’s Way, has highlighted three areas for product innovation, namely new dosage formats, new ingredient combinations, and new flavours to meet rising demand at home and...
The Barry Callebaut Group is pushing further into the Asian market with the opening of a fourth office in the Chinese southern city of Shenzhen, coupled with the announcement of a third Chocolate Academy in the country.
Shanghai-based wholegrain product brand Wholly Moly! is anticipating sales to more than double last year’s sales as it looks to offer Chinese consumers a healthier alternative to refined carbohydrates.
Mondelez China has launched two limited-edition OREO flavours to tie in with the spring season: Sakura Matcha and Peach Oolong, going all-out with both colourful packaging and collaborative marketing to attract young consumers.
INX International, which produces inks and coatings for commercial packaging and digital applications, has spoken out about the impact of COVID-19 coronavirus, saying 'the potential supply chain impact of this pandemic is immense and unpredictable’.
Health & Happiness (H&H) Group’s Good Gout is focusing on its China expansion this year, with new product launches and more offline distribution channels in the pipeline for the firm which specialises in organic snacks for children.
AIPIA, the Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association has announced it is postponing its China Summit, due to be held in Shanghai in April, due to concerns about Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in China and many other regions.
China’s largest online snacks retailer Three Squirrel enjoyed sweeping success and dominated e-commerce platforms during Alibaba’s recent 11.11 sales. But how did a relatively young company go from start-up to major player in just seven years?
Technological innovations which were once driving the market have already disappeared (dvds, answering machines, MP3 players) and companies are still struggling to connect with millennials between 20-40 years old, according to Daniel Langer, CEO, Équité,...
AIPIA (Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association) kicked off its AIPIA China Summit in Shanghai last week (July 18-19) setting out the advantages of active and intelligent packaging technologies for many sectors of Chinese manufacturing....
Irish dairy processor Glanbia is capitalizing on the Chinese consumer’s growing penchant for full-fat dairy creams – especially prevalent in raft of exquisitely decorated cream-topped cakes on show at Bakery China.
Biscuit consumption is soaring in China, on the back that these intrinsic snacks offer pleasure and convenience, a boost of energy as well as satisfying hunger. They are also regarded as a well-heeled gift.
Once perceived as an exotic delicacy – bought only as a luxury gift or an extravagant treat – the Chinese consumers’ taste for chocolate is growing and the ingredient is quickly cementing a niche for itself in bakery.
Calbee has entered China’s brick-and-mortar retailers with its fruit cereal brand Frugra, as the company’s CEO Akira Matsumoto hopes the country will contribute one-third of Calbee’s international sales by 2020.
China’s diverse bakery industry – encompassing bakers of traditional ‘pinyin’ (literally translated as ‘Chinese style cakes and snacks’) and producers of modern items like croissants and waffles – is growing at a rate that far exceeds most other segments.