BoI to woo agri, food production locators to Bukidnon Industrial Zone

THE BOARD of Investments (BoI) is pitching the Bukidnon Industrial Zone to investors as a food manufacturing hub for local supply and exports, citing the readiness of existing infrastructure as well as potential expansion. “Located at Barangay Dicklum, Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon, the industrial zone boasts a complete access road, power and water supply and perimeter […]

ADB considering providing financing for Dali discount grocery expansion in PHL

THE Asian Development Bank (ADB) said it is considering providing financing for the Philippine expansion of Dali Modern Food Retail, a discount grocery chain, to increase access to groceries for the poor and boost female employment. “The project is expected to provide access to affordable food and non-food products in rural and peri-urban areas in […]

Private employers reminded to protect workers against food, waterborne illnesses

THE Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) has been urging private employers to provide a safe workplace and to implement occupational safety standards and practice to protect their employees from food and waterborne illnesses. Emmanuel Ferrer, Dole 7 acting assistant director, said on the “Labor Tik Talk” program on Friday, Feb. 3, 2023, that Labor […]

Protectionism shields bulk of PHL diet from imports — PIDS

THE bulk of the Philippine diet enjoys protection from import competition, according to the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS), a government think tank. “The food groups that contribute most to the Filipinos’ energy, protein, and micronutrient intake — including rice, cereals, fish, meat, and poultry — are all produced under high levels of trade […]

Baguio wins EPD service contract worth HK$37 million to provide food waste collection services in New Territories West

HONG KONG, Jan 16, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via – Baguio Green Group Limited (“Baguio” or the “Company”, Stock Code: 01397.HK) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a 2-year service contract worth approximately HK$37 million, by the Environmental Protection Department (“EPD”) of the HKSAR Government for the provision of food waste […]

Tianyun International Signed MOU with a Leading Korean Food and Beverage Company as a Strategic Partner

HONG KONG, Jan 3, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via – Tianyun International Holdings Limited (“Tianyun International”, together with its subsidiaries, (the “Group”) (Stock Code: 6836.HK), a leading seller and manufacturer of processed fruit products in the People’s Republic of China (“PRC”), is pleased to announce that the Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding […]

Favorite Mexican food joint in Cebu

I love my steamed white rice. The only time I skip it is when I’m at a buffet. Why? It’s part-penance, part-competitive eating, really. This two-hour advocacy against carbohydrates would be my shield against the sin of gluttony, and key to avoiding the trap of not getting my money’s worth. Asians know what I’m talking […]

Quibranza: An interview: Mark Wiens in Cebu

The Quibranza family has always been a foodie family from the start. Naturally, the content we consumed evolved as we grew: Think “Caprial’s Cafe,” “Iron Chef,” “Man V. Food,” “Masterchef,” “Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma.” With YouTube, we’ve arrived at a “renaissance” of food shows — produced by passionate, independent food bloggers from all over […]

Betagro PCL (SET: BTG) debuts on SET to follow IPO success that amasses fund to drive growth

BANGKOK, Nov 23, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Betagro PCL (SET: BTG), Thailand’s leading international food company with over 55 years of history, debuts on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) today. With a total offering value of 20 billion baht and a securities value at an IPO price of about 80 billion […]

The GrowHub Innovations Company and Tangobar Announce Partnership for Sustainable Regional Community Development and ASEAN market penetration

SINGAPORE, Nov 21, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – The GrowHub Innovations Company (“The GrowHub”), Asia Pacific’s only Web 3-enabled plug-and-play ecosystem builder for food traceability and carbon credits, announced its strategic partnership with Kyoto’s leading craft canning producer and food experience provider Tangobar LLC. (“tangobar”). Tangobar is committed to the development of canned […]

PLS seals exclusive distributorship with China’s COFCO

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 15, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – PLS Plantations Berhad trading and export subsidiary, Dulai Fruits Enterprise Sdn Bhd cemented their export and exclusive distribution agreement with COFCO Food Import Co. Ltd, the import and distribution subsidiary of China Oil and Foodstuffs Corporation (COFCO) in Shanghai. Back (L-R): Ms Zhengfeng, Mr. […]

CIIE 2022 will Host 14 Brazilian Food and Beverage Companies

HONG KONG, Nov 5, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – The Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (ApexBrasil) is coordinating Brazilian companies’ participation in the China International Import Expo (CIIE), one of the largest multi-sector trade shows in China. This year the Agency is in charge of organizing individual booths for 14 companies at […]