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Press Release: Ricebowl Asia’s Facebook Rebranded to DPO International

KUALA LUMPUR, 24th February 2020 – DPO International, a recognized food distribution company in Asia, today expedited the rebranding of ...

The Emerging Global Problem: COVID-19
The Emerging Global Problem: COVID-19

What is COVID-19 More than 180 countries are currently battling with the pandemic of an infectious disease called coronavirus disease or ...

Healthy Food Trends to Expect in 2020
Healthy Food Trends to Expect in 2020

2019 was a year in which many of us were embracing vegan diet and adding avocado onto everything. If you’re wondering ...

African Swine Fever Hits Indonesia
African Swine Fever Hits Indonesia

JAKARTA: While concerns are growing over a mysterious viral fever in Asia, the African Swine Fever (ASF) has caused devastation globally ...

China’s Top Quality Caviar Are Being Appreciated in Michelin Stared Restaurants
China’s Top Quality Caviar Are Being Appreciated in Michelin Stared Restaurants

The caviar on the menu of Michelin-starred restaurants may come from an unexpected place: China. The country has endured embarrassing food scandals ...

Malaysia’s palm oil industry impacted as India restricts imports
Malaysia’s palm oil industry impacted as India restricts imports

MUMBAI – India imposed curbs on refined palm oil and palm olein imports yesterday, a move sources said was retaliation against ...

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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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The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued new rules for nutraceuticals and health supplement called Food Safety and Standard (Health Supplements, Nutraceuticals, Food for Special Dietary use, Food for Special Medical Purpose, Functional Food and Novel Food) Regulations, 201...

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According to  Circular No.43/2014/TT-BYT Regulating the Management of Functional Foods, the processed food (jelly, drink, etc ) with added amino acids is categorized as a supplemented food. Therefore, the used of amino acid in processed food is permitted to be used in Vietnam.   There is no per...

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According to Presidential Decree No. 80 Year 2017, the National Agency of Drug and Food Control (NADFC / BPOM) carry out government duties in the field of Drug and Food control in accordance with the provisions of laws and regulations. According to BPOM Regulation Number 21 Year 2016 on Food Categor...

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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...