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These are all the posts that have been tagged with asia.

Mini real fruit pieces

Taura Natural Ingredients has introduced Mini’s – an innovative range of extremely small real fruit pieces developed to enable food manufacturers to add the benefits of real fruit to applications where it has not before been possible. Demand is increasing across Asia-Pacific markets for very small real fruit pieces that are suitable for use in […]

Expanding operations in Asia

Packaging and processing solutions provider, tna, has expanded its operation in Asia with a new office in Bangkok, Thailand, as part of its global expansion strategy. The Bangkok office will host tna sales, project management and service teams and will enable the company to better serve its is customers across Asia. Paul Webster will be […]

Sourcing palm oil

Mondelēz has announced that it will revise plans on how it sources palm oil in a bid to address deforestation. Greenpeace forest campaigner, Annisa Rahmawati, responded: “With Greenpeace and its supporters having already moved consumer giants like P&G to begin cleaning their supply chains, the momentum for clean palm oil is undeniable. But while Mondelēz’s […]

Packaging firm set to expand

Bosch Packaging Technology is aiming to expand its position in the packaging technology market globally by 2020, and in particular in Africa and Asia. The company also intends to spur further growth by venturing into new fields of business. “We expect to see fundamental change in the market for packaging machinery. We not only want […]

Sustainable cocoa farming in Indonesia

Cargill’s Cocoa and Chocolate business has teamed up with international development agency Swisscontact and the Soppeng Regency Government to implement the Cargill Cocoa Promise in the Soppeng Regency of South Sulawesi Province, Indonesia. The Cargill Cocoa Promise demonstrates the firm’s commitment to developing a sustainable cocoa supply chain by improving the lives of cocoa farmers […]

Non-GMO lecithin production expands

Archer Daniels Midland Company is set to expand its production capacity of non-genetically modified lecithin. The firm will expand capacity at its soybean processing facility in Latur, India, and adding new rapeseed processing capabilities to its facility in Hamburg, Germany. Lecithin is an emulsifier that is used in a wide variety of food processing applications […]

Sustainable cocoa production

Cargill has presented the first Cocoa Technology Transfer Centre in Ba Ria Vung Tau, Vietnam, to the Xa Bang Cocoa Co-op and the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of the province. The centre, supported by Cargill, cost US $60,000 to build and will serve as a cocoa training campus for around 2,000 farmers in […]

Cocoa demand rises

North American cocoa grindings rose for the sixth straight quarter with the smallest increase in nearly a year and a half after the 2013 figure was revised upward, according to data from the NCA, Reuters has reported.

Danish companies in Asia

Palsgaard, a Danish producer of dairy, confectionery and bakery ingredients, received a visit from Danish Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Mr Dan Jørgensen, during a recent visit to Malaysia. On 7 April, a Danish trade delegation headed by Mr Jørgensen visited Palsgaard’s newly inaugurated emulsifier factory in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. The aim was to […]

Sales capabilities expand in Japan

Tate & Lyle is set to expand its direct sales capabilities in Japan with a new office in Tokyo. “Japan’s food and beverage companies are highly innovative, so they expect nothing less than world-class experts to help them create new products,” says Joan Braca, senior vice president and general manager, Asia-Pacific. “Tate & Lyle has […]

Going organic

Rafal Taciak, commercial director for cocoa and Christina Franken, marketing communication, Tradin Organic, discuss the challenges of meeting a growing demand for organic cocoa.

Stevia distribution agreement

GWI, a raw ingredient distributor from California, has been selected to distribute and sell Chenguang Biotech’s Stevia products in North America. “We have been looking for a partner in North America for many years on a variety of our herbal products”, says Mr. Qingguo Lu, President of Chenguang Biotech. “With GWI’s customer service, their reputation, […]

Confectionery operation expands

Yusen Logistics (YL) in the UK has confirmed further expansion of its operations in food and confectionery. Building on relationships with leading food manufacturers and grocery multiples, YL is providing solutions throughout the grocery supply chain from raw materials through to finished products. With ocean, air and contract logistics services, YL is adding value to […]

Trade mission to Thailand

Senior executives from Taura Natural Ingredients have accompanied New Zealand’s Prime Minister, John Key, on a high profile trade mission to Thailand. Based in Mount Maunganui, Taura is one of the world’s leading suppliers of real fruit products. It is among 23 New Zealand companies chosen to participate in the Prime Ministerial visit, organised to […]