Indonesia’s Halal Law Takes Effect, Impacting Products and Services
Indonesia’s Halal Law Takes Effect, Impacting Products and Services

As of October 17, 2019, Indonesia’s Halal Product Law (“Halal Law”) came into effect. Many consumer products and related services that enter and are ...

Thailand Will Impose Tax on Salty Foods but Not On Chips
Thailand Will Impose Tax on Salty Foods but Not On Chips

Thailand’s Excise Department and Public Health Ministry are considering a tax on salted foods to try and dissuade Thais away from ...

Pakistan Has Banned the Importation of Genetically Modified Maize Seeds
Pakistan Has Banned the Importation of Genetically Modified Maize Seeds

ISLAMABAD – The National Assembly Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research was informed on Thursday about the banned on the ...

Malaysia now Produces Crickets as Superfood
Malaysia now Produces Crickets as Superfood

KUALA LUMPUR: Cricket, an omnivorous insect, is making a presence in Malaysia as a superfood and sustainable substitution for protein as it ...

Try before Die: Malaysia’s Nyonya Cuisine
Try before Die: Malaysia’s Nyonya Cuisine

Not many know of Malaysia’s Peranakan. A lovechild of Malay and Chinese culture, the Peranakan culture or Baba Nyonya boasts unique ...

Pork Shortages are Driving China to Breed Pigs That are as Heavy as Polar Bears
Pork Shortages are Driving China to Breed Pigs That are as Heavy as Polar Bears

In a farm deep in the southern region of China lives a very big pig that’s as heavy as a polar ...