New Zealand's food processors are set to invest more in convenient and healthier foods as healthy eating and a balanced diet is becoming a high priority for most people – particularly in households with children.
The Australian food industry body has gone on the offensive against a call from health agencies for the prohibition of the use of cartoon characters and sport stars in the promotion of foods high in sugar, fat and salt.
Regular milk has won a vote of support for its general safety after the New Zealand government backed a European assessment that found no concerns about the A1 casein forms it contains and reversed an earlier commitment to conduct a review of its own.
China continues to reflect the growing opportunities across Asia for products designed to be beneficial in fighting health conditions such as obesity, claim the organisers of a major new show in the country.
Foodmakers offering products designed specifically for the elderly
should look at exporting to Japan, a market with one of the fastest
growing elderly populations, says the Australian export agency