singapore bans sugary drinks ads

Singapore is set to become the first country in the world to ban ads for unhealthy drinks with high sugar content in what it says is the latest move in its ongoing "war on diabetes."

india bans junk food in school

The FSSAI has framed Food Safety and Standards (Safe food and healthy diets for Schoolchildren) regulations 2019 to clamp down on consumption of unhealthy food by school children.

NEW DELHI: Come December, colas, chips, packaged juices, burgers, pizzas, samosas and other junk food will be banned in school cafeterias and boarding schools. Food business operators would not be allowed to advertise junk food, give free samples or even put banners at sports meets and vending machines inside schools and within 50 meters of school campuses.

mcd taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A “needle”-like object caused significant bleeding after a man bit into his burger at a McDonald's in southern Taiwan on Tuesday (March 19).

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Malaysia And Indonesia Pledge Boycott Of Eu

The Southeast Asian nations have warned of retaliatory measures and economic consequences over the European Union’s plan to curb the use of palm oil in its biofuels by 2030

Super Veggies

Super, shluper. The term “superfood” doesn’t actually mean anything, and most of the foods hiding behind such a label aren’t all that good for you. But there are dozens of real, nourishing foods that you should be eating more of right now.

Fat 1.0 - Why Children Need Healthy Fat?

Why Children Need Healthy Fat

Fat has always been associated with being harmful to our health. Too much fat intake is said to cause many diseases such as obesity, heart attack, diabetes and the list goes on. If you walk into any supermarket, chances are you would find many different kinds of dairy products labeled with low-fat which sounds to be “healthier” than whole milk. Is that really the case?

Chip labour: Robots are replacing waiters in China

chip labour

SHANGHAI: The little robotic waiter wheels up to the table, raises its glass lid to reveal a steaming plate of local Shanghai-style crayfish and announces in low, mechanical tones, "Enjoy your meal."

Maggi regaining love from India since ban lifted

Maggi regaining love from India since ban lifted

New Delhi: Nestle India's instant noodles brand Maggi has attained an over 60 per cent market share and has almost touched the pre-crisis level in value terms. However, volume-wise Maggi is still away from the pre-crisis period, when Nestle used to dominate the market with a 75 per cent market share.

The differences between Halal & Kosher

The differences between Halal Kosher

We often see some food packets with “Halal” and “Kosher” printed on them. Some of us know that these are dietary restrictions for the Islamic and Jewish people, but there are people who do not know the difference between the two. Can Muslims consume food that is Kosher? Can Jewish people eat Halal foods? Allow the Food Experts at Ricebowl Asia to shed some light on the differences between the two.

Malaysian Factory Caught Using Fake Halal Logo

Malaysian Factory Caught Using Fake Halal Logo

A snack food factory in Chemor was raided after it was believed to have been marketing its food products using expired and fake halal certification.

Thailand is the Real Winner

Tariff tit-for-tat could open way to increased market share for Thai food groups

BANGKOK -- Thailand expects its exports to grow more strongly than previously forecast this year, to a level well above last year's record high, fueled by the fall-out from the U.S.-China trade war.

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Asia’s biggest cocoa grower has a chocolate problem. Cocoa production in the 130-year old industry in Indonesia is set to shrink for the third straight year as farmers switch to other crops and annual per capita consumption of chocolate languishes at just 11 ounces (300 grams) - half the rate of neighboring Malaysia, according to Euromonitor International.

Emulsifiers & Stabilizers – Magic for Meat Applications

Magic for Meat Applications

Source: Asia Pacific Food Industry Magazine – July/August 2018

DPO International’s original article on Emulsifiers and Stabilisers was recently featured in the Asia Pacific Food Industry (APFI) Magazine in their July/August 2018 issue. Titled as ‘Emulsifiers & Stabilisers : Magic for Meat Applications’, the article aimed to clarify how emulsifiers and stabilisers are being used for various meat applications and they’re functional properties and roles in food applications.

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different types of durian

Durian season is here and Food Experts at Ricebowl Asia would like to teach our readers on how to correctly identify (and not get cheated) when it comes to buying Durian.  Here are a list of 10 most popular varieties of durians from Malaysia and how you can tell them apart.

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