Obesity policy to be approved in April

A National Policy on Addressing Overweight and Obesity is in its final review stage, and is scheduled for approval in April by the governing board of the next National Nutrition Council (NCC). The multisectoral policy addresses the growing obesity rates in the Philippines by providing guidance for population-based approaches for prevention, mechanisms to influence the food environment, […]

Resintech Bhd Acquires 30% stake in Bionutricia for RM8.7 Million

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 10, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Resintech Berhad (Bursa: RESINTC, 7232), a fully integrated provider of polyethylene products and unplasticized polyvinyl chloride (uPVC), is pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the acquisition of a 30% stake in Bionutricia Holding Sdn. Bhd. from the controlling […]

Transport snags, feed shortage hindering food production, gov’t aid sought

FOOD PRODUCERS said they are unable to meet production requirements due to transport and feed supply problems. At a virtual forum Monday, Finfish Hatcheries, Inc. Assistant Vice-President Renato B. Bocaya said hatcheries are currently only able to produce less than half of the requirement for milkfish (bangus) fry. “Just to give you an idea, the […]

Tianyun International (6836.HK)’s Acquisition of a Parcel of Land in Honghe Prefecture, Yunnan Province

HONG KONG, Dec 22, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Tianyun International Holdings Limited (“Tianyun International”, together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”) (Stock Code: 6836.HK), a leading manufacturer of processed fruit products in the People’s Republic of China (“PRC”), today announced the successful acquisition of a parcel of land located in Honghe Prefecture of […]

As more people eat better, Philips predicts double-digit growth in air fryers in SEA

WITH THE growing adoption of healthy lifestyles in the Philippines and the rest of Southeast Asia, Philips foresees double-digit growth in air fryer sales, according to Ipek Akinci, Philips Domestic Appliances’ country manager for Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, and other emerging markets.    “With more people staying home and discovering their inner home cook, we are seeing consumers […]

Bite-sized convenience: Foodpanda helps entrepreneurs grow their food business

FOODIES have become accustomed to having their cravings delivered conveniently at home, and many businesses have found growth through partnering with Foodpanda and its convenient in-app services. For some entrepreneurs, it is a fulfillment of their dream to start serving their food brand to a wider customer base, enabled by Foodpanda’s support that takes care […]

Tracer and Verofax usher Food Traceability and Sustainability to UAE with Blockchain-based Management Platform

DUBAI, UAE, Nov 7, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Tracer Tech, headquartered in Sharjah Research Technology and Innovation Park (SRTIP), UAE, is set to launch its new food safety and traceability application, powered by leading asset management provider Verofax. Tracer’s food safety solution enables CPGs (consumer packaged goods) and retailers to engage with […]

Inflation slows to three-month low

Inflation eased to a three-month low in October amid a slower increase in food prices, the Philippine Statistics Authority reported on Friday. Headline inflation settled at 4.6%, slower than the 4.9% median estimate of 21 analysts in a BusinessWorld poll last week. “The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) stands ready to maintain its accommodative monetary […]