Spending on health foods has been identified as the number one
consumer trend in Asia although overweight and obesity percentages
are set to rise, according to a survey released by TNS Asiapanel,
reports Claire Johnston.
Growing consumer awareness of the health benefits of soya
consumption is reinvigorating sales of soy drinks in south-east
Asia, according to a new report from OrganicMonitor. And while the
category is dominated by Asian manufacturers,...
Campina, the international dairy company, is to acquire the Thai
dairy activities of disgraced Italian group Parmalat. Campina said
that the move was in line with its strategy to exploit the Asian
dairy market, and the fallen giant's...
The joint venture between Japan's Ajinomoto and US-based Bestfoods
- part of Unilever since 2000 - is to be wound up, with the
European group buying out its partner's 50 per cent stake. Unilever
will strengthen its position...