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The facility in the main tapioca region of Thailand will enable Tate & Lyle to offer a broader range of solutions including for dairy products. Pic: Tate & Lyle

Tate & Lyle to acquire Thai tapioca business

By Jim Cornall

Tate & Lyle PLC, a global provider of food and beverage ingredients and solutions, has signed an agreement to acquire an 85% shareholding in Chaodee Modified Starch Co., Ltd. (CMS), a tapioca modified food starch manufacturer located in Thailand.

Synergy will use the new facility to manufacture its Dairy by Nature range of flavors for the bakery, beverages, and cheese market segments. Pic: Synergy Flavours

Synergy Flavours opens new blending facility in Thailand

By Jim Cornall

Synergy Flavours (Thailand) Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Synergy Flavours Ltd, UK, has completed a new high-care blending facility which has been added to its existing production site in Samut Prakarn, Thailand.

Yili Group donates anti-epidemic supplies to the Thai Ministry of Public Health. Pic: Yili

Yili Group donates face masks to Thailand

By Jim Cornall

Chinese dairy company Yili Group has collaborated with its Thai subsidiary Chomthana and Thailand Siam Dragon Association to deliver 170,400 face masks and other anti-epidemic supplies to the Thai Ministry of Public Health, Royal Thai Police and Phuket...

Thai farmers need help, according to the director general of the country's Department of Trade Negotiations. Pic: ©Getty Images/cocorattanakorn

Australia-New Zealand FTA is an ‘opportunity’ for Thai dairy producers, as long as they learn how to compete with the titan

Thailand preparing dairy farmers in time for 2025 Down Under deal

By Richard Whitehead

As the clock ticks down to 2025, when tariffs and quotas on shipments to and from Australia and New Zealand will be abolished, Thailand’s government is ramping up preparations for the increased competition that will come with free trade between the countries.

The Thai facility produces sweet and savory flavors, as well as seasonings in liquid and powder formats.

Synergy expands Thai manufacturing hub

By Jim Cornall

International flavour company, Synergy Flavours, a division of Ireland’s Carbery Group, has doubled the size of its Thai operation to meet growing demand for its flavor solutions in the Asia-Pacific region.

Antica Luna is supplying cheeses to the food service industry, including hotels and restaurants in Bangkok. Pic: ©Getty Images/Kinwun

One town boasts two artisanal cheesemakers, though locals couldn’t give a hoot

Who said there’s no decent cheese in Thailand?

By Richard Whitehead

Thailand isn’t well regarded for dairy consumption, never mind production, so it might be surprising that a small city in the country’s heartland is building a reputation for its cheesemaking.

The region has some powerful reasons to attract Chinese companies. Pic: ©Getty Images/PytyCzech

Thailand and Indonesia in particular will take over from 10-year antipodean foray

SE Asia’s perfect storm of factors lures Chinese dairy investment

By Richard Whitehead

Dominating the news headlines twice in one week is not something done often by dairy majors anywhere in the world, never mind Southeast Asia. But Chinese dairy giants have now signaled their intent to set up a major presence in a region ranked the world’s...

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