PHL halal products roadshow organized for Gulf countries 

PHILIPPINE producers of Halal products will join a roadshow in the various Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries between Feb. 11 and 25, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said in a statement. The DTI organized the outbound business matching mission together with the Export Marketing Bureau and the Philippine Trade and Investment Center in […]

PHL pet food demand seen rising to $434M

PET FOOD demand in the Philippines is expected to rise 9% in 2023 in line with growing pet ownership, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said. The USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) in Manila projected the Philippine pet food market at $434 million this year in its Global Agricultural Information Network report. “As pets became […]

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 […]

The New Year’s guide to living

The first order of the day is to look at the New Year as a time to change. January is when it is easiest to start a new habit, a new goal or even a new lifestyle. But more than just our personal decisions to change a habit, it is also a good time for […]

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 […]

Health-rating labels for packaged food proposed

A LABELING law that would rate the health benefits of packaged food has been proposed as a measure in the House of Representatives. House Bill 1139, filed by Isabela Rep. Faustino A. Dy, proposes a star rating system for packaged food products as an amendment to Republic Act No. 7394 or the Consumer Act of […]

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 […]

Kadiwa stores to continue until food inflation eases

THE government wants to keep its low-cost Kadiwa food outlets in operation until February or March, when it expects food inflation to ease, President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. told reporters in chance remarks on Thursday. “Once we get to a point where it’s no longer necessary, where the prices in the markets are the same […]

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. […]

Caja Kitchen is ready for your Christmas gatherings!

THE magic of Christmas is near! That means it’s time for one of the busiest and most festive seasons of the year—one filled with holiday parties and celebrations, all waiting to be planned! If you’re looking for the perfect holiday venue, you can book Caja Kitchen Cebu’s Food and Venue packages from Mondays to Thursdays. […]

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 […]