This round-up features new developments in the South East Asian region, including the launch of a new foodtech facility opened to local and foreign companies in Singapore, and how companies are putting a spin on the way edible bird’s nest and jamu herbal...
APAC supplement brands are increasingly unveiling new packaging developments to not only capture consumers’ attention, but also to preserve product stability and meet sustainability objectives, as we reveal the very latest innovations from some of the...
The Food Safety and Standards Authority India (FSSAI) has issued new, stricter standards to govern the use of recycled plastic for food packaging after facing pushback from a group of concerned scientific experts.
Researchers who have developed a self-cleaning bioplastic inspired by the lotus leaf that is sturdy, sustainable and compostable, and ideal for fresh food packaging, are now looking for commercial partners.
Packaging firms are clamouring to respond to the surge in fresh food and grocery sales in Asia’s e-commerce channels, with the market set to double in the next five years to tip US$250bn in South East Asia alone, while simultaneously striving to meet...
Japanese beverage giant Asahi is using an AI-powered design technology to design product packaging with a focus on ‘objectivity’ and ‘originality’, as opposed to going with the general industry flow of creating personalised designs.
With the food adulteration situation in India showing no sign of slowing down, an authentication expert has argued that food packaging developments can help improve the situation and raise food safety levels in the country.
Guangzhou-based probiotic yoghurt producer Honest Dairy and light protection technology company Noluma have developed what is claimed to be China’s first functional yogurt product contained in a light-protected packaging.
Korean red ginseng giant Korea Ginseng Corp is looking to further grow its China business by bringing tradition to the younger generation of consumers with trendy packaging designs, and developing products specifically targeting the female market.
Alibaba's e-commerce arm Tmall has revealed seven trends in China's F&B consumer market, including small packs, diet replacements, low-sugar, international, Internet sensation, inter-industry cooperation, and cultural element revival.
Recent efforts by European countries to send plastic East for recycling have become a major cause of the marine litter problem that has been plaguing Asia-Pacific waters, according to an explosive report from the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF).