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Oct 08, 2020

• After 10 years of the Free Trade Agreement between the two countries, agri-food exports to Singapore have grown by 23%.
• Pomegranates, asparagus, quinoa, chestnuts, chia seeds and jalapeño peppers were the main Peruvian food imports in Singapore during the first six months of 2020.

Oct 07, 2020

SOURCE and Conservation International partner for third installation to provide sustainable water and improve health in support of UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 6)

MANILA, Philippines -- Today, SOURCE Global, PBC and Conservation International announced their third successful collaboration, which will...

Oct 06, 2020

BANGKOK, Oct. 6, 2020 -- Thailand's high-tech Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), already positioning itself as the gateway to Asia, is aiming for a new post-COVID-19 role as incubator of innovative food products to nourish the world, officials said.

Oct 06, 2020

Faced with an existential crisis, the poor southern Taiwan county of Pingtung transformed its agricultural sector. How did they put Taiwan chocolate on the world stage?

As the car approached Neipu Township of Pingtung County, the view was full of tall, narrow betel palms. More than two decades ago, these...

Oct 06, 2020

Sintang, West Kalimantan, 5 October 2020 -- ( ASIA TODAY ) -- Forestwise, supplier of quality raw ingredients that are sustainably sourced from Indonesian rainforests, now offers organic- and Fair for Life-certified, refined, bleached, and deodorized (RBD) Illipe butter. The removal of color and odor from Illipe...

Oct 06, 2020

SINGAPORE, 6 October 2020 -- ( ASIA TODAY ) -- 100 bidders from 17 countries and regions joined the Singapore Specialty Coffee Auction held on 1 October 2020 virtually for the first time. The event saw some modest prices going to the Geisha bean variety from Panama. MD Estate Coffee Inc’s Geisha beans from Boquete...

Sep 30, 2020


How many of us have ever had one too many shots at a party, waking up in bed with a pounding in your head like there’s a sledgehammer going to town in your skull? That is just one of the many symptoms of alcohol use disorder and if...

Sep 25, 2020
  • FluroSat from Australia earned the US$ 100,000 Future Food Asia Award.
  • Two start-ups were awarded Bühler and Givaudan’s Plant Protein Award – DAIZ from Japan and Let’s Plant Meat from Thailand
  • Peer-to-peer microfinance initiative, Crowde from Indonesia, was awarded the Corteva Agriscience...
  • Sep 19, 2020

    SHANGHAI, Sept. 18, 2020 -- Yum China Holdings, Inc. ("Yum China" or the "Company") (NYSE: YUMC and HKEX: 9987), China's largest restaurant company in terms of 2019 system sales, have held a series of activities across China to mark the 30th anniversary of Pizza Hut in the country. Pizza Hut's anniversary...

    Sep 03, 2020

    SINGAPORE, 3 September 2020 -- ( ASIA TODAY ) -- 45 producers and 56 lots of specialty grade coffee from 12 countries will be joining the first Singapore (Micro-Lot) Specialty Coffee Auction organised virtually by the Singapore Coffee Association (SCA), in partnership with Food&HotelAsia (FHA), on 1 October...

    Aug 19, 2020

    HONG KONG -- In view of the uncertainties concerning the Covid-19 pandemic, the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) today announced that its annual signature event “Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival” will, for the first time, take on a virtual format.

    Aug 17, 2020


    Hanging around at a bar with friends while having drinks is definitely one of the best ways to destress after work. But most importantly, the bar itself matters.

    If bar hopping is one of your favorite things to do, then look no further! The following features a list of the very top...

    Aug 14, 2020

    • The main foods imported by Asia in recent years are grapes, cranberries, mangos, mandarins and avocados, among others.
    • Peru has positioned itself among the top ten fruit and vegetable exporters worldwide.

    Aug 12, 2020
  • Initial efforts will focus on innovating vegetable varieties that deliver optimized quality and sensory experience
  • Called Unfold, the new company will be headquartered in the Davis, Calif., area with key operations in both the U.S. and Singapore
  • John Purcell appointed as CEO
  • Aug 02, 2020

    In the past five years, 340 new restaurant brands have sprouted up in Taiwan and old favorites have gotten facelifts as second-generation restaurateurs take over. How are they changing the vibe of Taiwan’s food scene?

    Step into the Sinchao Rice Shoppe in the Breeze Xinyi complex in eastern Taipei and one is...

    Jul 11, 2020

    From eggs to cookies, from feed to vaccines, from livestock to schnitzel - the business of Taiwan’s DaChan Great Wall Business Group spans the entire supply chain from producing livestock to processing foods and bringing them to restaurants and dinner tables. What started out as a small processor of soybean oils in...

    Jul 07, 2020

    Singapore, 7 July 2020 -- ( ASIA TODAY ) -- FHA-Food & Beverage, held 2 – 5 March 2021 at Singapore EXPO & MAX Atria, today announced the launch of a brand new sector – Restaurant, Bar & Café for international suppliers serving end users in the F&B retail industry.

    Jul 04, 2020

    Vietnam’s government will sell its remaining 36-per cent stake in the country’s largest brewer Sabeco by the end of this year, according to a government document released this week, Reuters reported.

    Sabeco, formally known as Saigon Beer Alcohol Beverage Corp based in Ho Chi Minh City, has a market...

    Jul 02, 2020

    July edition of Food & Hotel Digital Week will explore the challenges, new norms, technologies and practices for the industry post-pandemic

    Jun 30, 2020

    New York’s Beloved Burger, Hot Dog and Frozen Custard Stand Expands in South China, Starting with 2021 Shenzhen Opening

    NEW YORK-- Hello Huanan! Shake Shack’s expansion plans in China are firing up. Shake Shack Inc. (“Shake Shack” or the “Company”) (NYSE: SHAK) and licensee Maxim’s Caterers Limited are proud...

    Jun 13, 2020

    Sunkist creates virtual citrus grove to bring people together during social distancing measures

    [Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, June 11, 2020] -- ( ASIA TODAY ) -- Sunkist Growers, the fresh citrus cooperative from California, is making its debut in the virtual world of Animal Crossing™: New Horizons on the...

    Jun 13, 2020

    The second Taiwan International Water Week (TIWW) and the third Circular Economy Taiwan (CE Taiwan) will be jointly held at Taipei World Trade Center Hall 1 from September 24 to 26, 2020.