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The demand for lactose-free dairy products is rising among consumers who struggle to digest lactose, the primary sugar in milk and other dairy products. In fact, the lactose-free market is the fastest growing segment in the dairy industry, with lactose-free milk leading the charge.

According to the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), nearly 50 million adults in the United States are lactose intolerant and seek alternative dietary options to replace widely used traditional dairy products. This minority population, along with those wanting to consume less ...

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With growing consumer sophistication in Asia Pacific demanding for ideal balance between good taste and health, Sweegen has taken a step further into the China market by formulating premium low-calorie confectionery chocolate for the ...

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Bunge’s plant-based lipids business, Bunge Loders Croklaan (BLC), has launched NuliGo1, a uniquely structured medium- and long-chain triglyceride (sMLCT) that supports muscle building and maintenance. With NuliGo, BLC brings an innovative ingredient developed through insights from clinical nutrition into the sports nutrition and active ...

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Meatable, the cultivated meat startup, has entered into a joint development agreement with Royal DSM to co-develop growth media for cultivated meat. Growth media is a nutrient-rich liquid which contains the essential nutrients such as carbohydrates, proteins, salts, vitamins, and growth factors that cells need ...

Dairy protein ingredients are not only meant for growing-up children and athletes active in sports, but they can also be formulated for the aging population who has special health concerns such as sarcopenia, malnutrition and other health issues.

In a recent webinar entitled ‘Unlocking Healthy Aging Opportunities with US Dairy Proteins’ conducted on 19 August, AFBR gets to know more ...

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Healthy aging products have long been targeted at older consumers who naturally have an interest in retaining youthfulness and offsetting the less desirable aspects of longevity. In truth, however, tackling age-related concerns is best started early and food and beverages offer a simple, convenient path towards better holistic health. The World Health Organization agrees that healthy ageing can be boosted with nutrition which aids cognitive function, slows the onset of frailty and, as a result, delays ...

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“Health and wellness remain at the forefront of the global conversation,” said June Lin, Vice President, Global Marketing, Health & Wellness at ADM. “The pandemic has transformed how consumers perceive holistic health and wellbeing. It’s impacting how we live and increasing the importance of the foods, beverages and supplements ...

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Güntner has recently launched its most advanced air cooler. Originating from Güntner’s customer-collaboration platform Vordenkerprojekt (‘pioneer project’), the new Process Air Cooler is tailored to the cooling requirements in food processing rooms, industrial kitchens and other labour-intensive environments.

This announcement came right after Güntner’s announcement of its new brand identity and logo. The new logo and identity will be updated across all markets and this new air cooler will be ...

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To help customers find the right linear module for their application, igus has made a new drive technology configurator available free of charge.

The new online tool uses application data such as installation position, load, stroke length, speed and self-locking to make suitable product suggestions that fulfil the customer's requirements. ...

On 21 September, PwC, Rabobank and Temasek launched their 2nd edition of The Asia Food Challenge report which identified 6 major consumer trends in this region that will drive US$2.4 trillion or 55% of the US$4.4 trillion of incremental food spend in the next ...

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Ayam Brand, known for its canned sardines and tuna, has recently launched yumeat™, a new line of healthy plant-based food products, specially formulated for the local Singaporean palate. Developed locally, it brings back the nostalgia with every bite of plant-based luncheon or plant-based minced meat with bean paste when prepared with popular local recipes, ...

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AFBR has the opportunity to interview Lee Jie Ying, Senior Strategic Marketing Manager, Plant-based Marketing of Kerry APMEA to gain in-depth insights on the latest development within the non-dairy plant-based milk alternative space, as well as to find out what Kerry can offer to manufacturers that are keen to venture ...

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Shanghai-based startup CellX has recently unveiled a selection of lab-grown pork dishes in early September as it seeks to produce the more environmentally friendly meat at competitive prices for the huge China market by ...

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Homegrown PT Foodex Inti Ingredients (FOODEX) is a leading seasonings and food ingredients manufacturer in Indonesia. Despite the challenges posed by the new normal, FOODEX has continued to pump in new investments and focus on supplying its customers with the right ingredients following the constantly evolving consumer demand during ...

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A Hong Kong food tech startup Allklear has raised a further HK10 million (US$1.28 million) thereby putting the company’s valuation to HK$100 million (US$12.8 million).

Allklear success is attributed to a new wave of healthy living and futuristic food trends, in which plant-based milk and vegan meat options have seen rapid growth in market share and became a promising industry ...

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Diageo has recently announced the opening of a new research & development (R&D) centre in China.

The Shanghai-based facility will work on product innovation and development with a particular focus on ‘premium’ spirits in the country. Construction will commence later this year and it will be ...

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BERICAP is showcasing its consumer and climate friendly closures during FACHPACK 2021, scheduled to be held in Nuremberg, Germany from 28 to 30 September this year.

BERICAP is one of the leading global manufacturers of plastic and aluminum closures. During the fair, it will be showing its range of innovative ...

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Roquette, a global leader in plant-based ingredients and a pioneer of plant proteins, has announced the opening of a 2,000 sq.metre center of expertise on its site in Vic-Sur-Aisne, France.

Fully dedicated to plant protein, this center will enlarge the field of possibilities in terms of food innovation, new ...

1 August 2021 marks the 19th month anniversary of COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, and the virus continues to infect millions more every month with the highly infectious mutated Delta variant, which is now rampaging through much of Southeast Asia. When it first started in Wuhan, China it took the virus close to 4 months to reach its first million cases, but currently it takes just 2 days to record one million new cases, sadly more than 20% of the new cases ...

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Despite China’s falling birth rates and unfriendly political and business relationship with Australia, 2 major formula milk producers in Australia have reasserted their commitment to the China market.

Bubs Founder Kristy Carr has confimed this, so as the newly appointed Chief Executive of a2 milk, David Bortolussi saying ‘China drives ...

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Date of Exhibition: April - October 2021
Venue: Virtual (online)
Organiser: Informa Markets
E-mail: enquiry@foodnhotelasia.com
Website: www.fhafnb.com/fha-match
Name of Exhibition: MIHAS 2021
(17th Malaysia International Halal Showcase)
Date of Exhibition: 9 Sep - 31 Dec 2021
Venue: Matrade Exhibition & Convention Centre (MECC), KL
Organiser: MATRADE
Tel: +603-6203 7032
E-mail: azlina.jane@qube.com.my
Website: www.mihas.com.my
Date of Exhibition: 29 Sep - 03 Oct 2021
Venue: Impact, Muang Thong Thani, Bangkok
Organiser: Koelnmesse, Department of International Trade Promotion (Ministry of Commerce, Thailand) and The Thai Chamber of Commerce
Contact Person: Lynn How
Tel: +65 6500 6712
E-mail: lynn.how@koelnmesse.com.sg
Website: www.thaifex-anuga.com
Date of Exhibition: 27 - 30 October 2021
Venue: Jakarta International (JI) Expo, Kemayoran
Organiser: Krista Exhibitions
Tel: +62 21 634 5861; 634 5862 ext. 110
E-mail: pr@kristamedia.com
Website: www.allpack-indonesia.com
Date of Exhibition: 24 - 25 November 2021
Venue: Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands
Organiser: Informa Exhibitions
E-mail: Malika.Kingston@informa.com
Website: www.vitafoodsasia.com
Date of Exhibition: 10 - 13 November 2021
Venue: Jakarta International Expo, Kemayoran
Organiser: Krista Exhibitions
Tel: +62 21 634 5861
E-mail: info@kristamedia.com
Website: https://sialinterfood.com/
Date of Exhibition: 18 - 21 November 2021
Venue: KLCC, Kuala Lumpur
Organiser: Invest Selangor Berhad
Tel: +603 5510 2005
E-mail: selina@investselangor.my
Website: https://selangorsummit.com/sie_fnb/
Date of Event: 16 - 18 November 2021
Venue: Day 1 (in Singapore), Day 2-3 (Virtual)
Organiser: Rethink Events
Tel: +44 (0)1273 789989
E-mail: sarah.curry@rethinkevents.com
Website: https://agrifoodinnovation.com
Date of Exhibition: 28 - 31 March 2022 (new)
Venue: Singapore Expo
Tel: +65 6233 6688
Contact person:
E-mail: enquiry@foodnhotelasia.com
Website: www.fhafnb.com
Date of Exhibition: 10 - 13 May 2022
Venue: Singapore Expo
Tel: +65 6233 6688
Contact person:
E-mail: enquiry@foodnhotelasia.com
Website: www.fhahoreca.com/
Date of Exhibition: 15 - 18 June 2022
Venue: BITEC, Bangkok
Organiser: Informa Markets
Tel: +66 2036-0500
Fax: +66 2036-0595
E-mail: Nongnaphat.J@informa.com
Website: www.propakasia.com
Date of Exhibition: 24 - 26 August 2022
Venue: JI Expo, Kemayoran, Jakarta
Organiser: PT Global Expo Management (GEM)
Tel: +62 21 5435 8118(Hunting)
E-mail: lie.yun@gem-indonesia.com
Website: www.foodmanufacturing-indonesia.com

Date of Exhibition: 7 - 9 September 2022
Venue: JI Expo, Kemayoran, Jakarta
Organiser: UBM Asia
Tel: +66 2 036 0500 Ext 275
Contact person: Nureen Chantarawirod
E-mail: Nureen.C@informa.com
Website: www.fiasia.com
Date of Exhibition: 5 - 7 October 2022
Venue: Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre, Bangkok
Organiser: Informa Group
Tel: +66 2 036 0500 Ext 275
Contact person: Nureen Chantarawirod
E-mail: Nureen.C@informa.com
Website: www.fiasia.com/thailand

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September 2021
Agri-Food Innovation Challenge 2021
Wed September 8, 2021
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September 2021
FHA Match: Drinks Series
Wed September 15, 2021
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September 2021
Global Food Security & Sustainability Summit 2021
Fri September 17, 2021
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September 2021
TechInnovation 2021
Tue September 28, 2021
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October 2021
Future Food Summit
Wed October 27, 2021
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November 2021
Asia Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit 2021
Tue November 16, 2021
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March 2022
The Future of Protein Production Summit
Tue March 8, 2022
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