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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, ...

Hong Kong Is Considering Southeast Asia Pig Imports
Hong Kong Is Considering Southeast Asia Pig Imports

Hong Kong is looking into importing live pigs from countries in Southeast Asia, including Malaysia, to supplement a dwindling supply from mainland ...

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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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According to Japan’s Specification and Standards for Food Additives (Eighth Edition), caramel color (150d) is one of the substances listed in the “List of Designated Additive” and is allowed to be used in all foods except fresh fish/ shellfish (including whale meat), KONBU (kelp)/WAKAME (seaweed) (b...

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Prebiotic is defined as “a non-digestible food ingredient that beneficially affects the host by selectively stimulating the growth and/or activity of one or a limited number of bacteria in the colon” which is introduced by Glenn Gibson and Marcel Roberfroid in 1995.   According to Regulation (E...

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According to Peraturan Acuan Label Gizi (Nomor 9 Tahun 2016), the content of nutrients in processed food should not be more than 100% of ALG per day. Please find attachment for the ALG table.   *ALG: Acuan Label Gizi (aka Nutrition Labels Reference) Reference: Badan Pengawas Obat dan Makanan Re...