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Nestlé Sees Indonesia as Potential Top Three Market In Asia
Nestlé Sees Indonesia as Potential Top Three Market In Asia

Indonesia has been identified as a potential top three Asian market by food and beverage processing conglomerate Nestlé, which plans to invest ...

Plant-Based ‘Meats’ In China on the Rise as Pork Prices Increase 110%
Plant-Based ‘Meats’ In China on the Rise as Pork Prices Increase 110%

SHANGHAI – Vegan ‘meats’ are increasing in popularity across mainland China as innovation has led to an enticing range of ...

Mumbai Central Becomes India’s First ‘Eat Right Station’, with 4-Star FSSAI Rating
Mumbai Central Becomes India’s First ‘Eat Right Station’, with 4-Star FSSAI Rating

The Mumbai Central railway station has been certified as India’s first Eat Right Station, with four stars rating by the Food ...

Air Asia Aims To Beat American Fast Food with Its On Ground Inflight Meals
Air Asia Aims To Beat American Fast Food with Its On Ground Inflight Meals

KUALA LUMPUR – Airline food has long been the butt of travellers’ jokes, but Malaysia’s AirAsia Group Bhd is seeking to ...

Can Asia’s Love for Tofu Curb the Plastic Crisis?
Can Asia’s Love for Tofu Curb the Plastic Crisis?

A staple in the Asian diet, soybeans have been used to make tofu, miso soup and soy milk for hundreds of ...

India’s Frozen Dessert wants to be labeled as Ice Cream
India’s Frozen Dessert wants to be labeled as Ice Cream

In what could bring the curtains down on the prolonged cold war between icecream makers and manufacturers of frozen desserts, ...

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What’s The Difference Between Being Vegan, Vegetarian & Anything In Between?

In Asia, we see more and more people choosing to not eat animals or animals’ byproducts. Many choose to practice it ...

Fooled By Supermarkets: Trout Is Sold As Salmon

In 2018, The China Fisheries Association introduced a ruling that enabled Trout to be labelled and sold as Salmon after media ...

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Charles Lim 124 views
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Moisture migration is a cumulative cause for quality deterioration in multicomponent food, such as the undesirable textural changes. Moisture migration can occur in different parts of food, such as from crumb to crust, from intermediate-moisture fruit pieces to cereal flakes and from a pie filling t...

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Charlotte 5402 views
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Inulin is soluble dietary fibre that derived from chicory root and belongs to a group of non-digestible carbohydrates called fructans. The basic characteristics of dietary fibres are impervious to hydrolysis by the gastric secretions and absorption occur in the small intestine while they are ferment...

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Ong Hui Tyng 784 views
Pls to advice a general gelato ( ice-cream ) recipe. thank you ...
Fresh milk, skimmed milk powder, whole milk powder, sweetened condense milk, Milk Protein Concentrate, Milk Protein Isolate contributes to milk solids in gelato formulations. Other added ingredients on the other hand such as dextrose solid, liquid dextrose or glucose syrup, Whey Protein Concentrate,...

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won 1233 views
Please kindly advise limitation of bakery for PGE in Indonesia and Philippines. Thank you very much. ...
As per information from BPOM, E475 Polyglycerol Esters of fatty acid may be used in fine bakery wares (sweet, salty, savoury), limited by a maximum amount of 10,000mg/kg according to Nomor 20 Tahun 2013 Tentang Maksimum Penggunaan Bahan Tambahan Pangan Pengemulsi.

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Sherry 991 views
Please advise the regulation of inulin in Indonesia, such as the approved health/nutritional claim, maximum dosage in food and supplement, ...
According to Peraturan Pengawasan Klaim Dalam Label Dan Iklan Pangan Olahan (Nomor HK.03.1.23.11.11.09909 Tahun 2011), prebiotic claim is not allowed for inulin and calcium absorption claim is also not allowed for inulin-oligofructose mixture. Pre-approval of the claims from BPOM is needed.   R...