Haze from slash-and-burn agricultural has returned to Southeast Asia this year. Is it enough to wait for regulators to bring the (mainly palm oil) culprits to justice? Asian resource legal experts Rick Beckmann and Kresna Panggabean enter the storm.
Filipino food major Universal Robina Corp's has partnered with Calbee Inc., Japan's largest snack food company, a move that will further establish both firms in Philippines’ growing packaged food market.
Danisco Flavours has said that it will double its flavour
production in Asia with the construction of a brand new production
facility at its existing emulsifier and functional systems plant in
The US could see its share of the wheat market in Indonesia,
southeast Asia's biggest buyer, cut by half this year as a result
of surging freight tariffs. Rocketing prices are transforming
global food export markets as importers...
The price paid to British farmers for chicken needs to increase by
8p a kilogramme if the industry is to survive, the National Farmers
Union said yesterday. Poultry producers are getting an average of
2p less than the cost of production...
December is proving to be a good month for the UK pig industry. A
national pig health and welfare strategy has been launched, and the
government yesterday announced that the Japanese market to British
pork has officially been reopened....
Swedish firm SCA has increased its ownership interest to 65 per
cent in Central Package Group, which holds a stable position on the
Chinese packaging market. The move represents the latest European
foray into Asia's burgeoning...
Food processing and food science are the focus of the 8th ASEAN
food conference taking place in Hanoi, Vietnam this week. Organised
by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations the event will set
out to inspire new business opportunities...