Southeast Asia

Singapore has been setting itself up as a regional hub for food science for more than 10 years. Pic: Getty Images/CharlieTong

Lobby group wooing region with whey ingredients

US dairy targets SE Asia in protein charm offensive

By Richard Whitehead

American dairy has been on a charm offensive in Southeast Asia recently, in a bid to persuade more food companies to feature its protein and permeate ingredients in their products.

Maori milk company Miraka has signed an MOU to distribute its Whai Ora product in Malaysia.

Miraka expands with Malaysia deal

By Jim Cornall

Miraka, New Zealand’s first Maori-owned milk company, has signed an MOU with Malaysian company Storiiu, a food distribution business, to supply their flagship consumer food, Whai Ora. 

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This week Down Under

Baby of the family is least likely to be breastfed

By RJ Whitehead

A family’s youngest child is most likely to miss out on breastfeeding, according to an Australian study that also found that a woman’s education level and the number of children she has also affect its likelihood.

FrieslandCampina has extended its partnership with the NBA for the Southeast Asia market

FrieslandCampina renews NBA partnership

By Jim Cornall

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and FrieslandCampina have announced a multi-year extension of their marketing partnership.

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