Balut: An Asian Street Food like No Other
Balut: An Asian Street Food like No Other

The Asian Region is known for our medley of iconic and tantalizing street food. From Thailand’s chocolate and banana pancake to Malaysia’s ...

Bangladesh Cultivating Golden Rice, Genetically Altered To Fight Blindness
Bangladesh Cultivating Golden Rice, Genetically Altered To Fight Blindness

That has long been scientists’ answer when asked about the approval of golden rice, a genetically modified (GM) crop that could ...

Will insects become an essential food against malnutrition?
Will insects become an essential food against malnutrition?

MANILA — Paijit Sangchai’s original business was manufacturing egg trays made of recycled paper materials. But three years ago, he expanded his ...

Instant Noodles are Making Asians Either Unhealthily Thin or Overweight
Instant Noodles are Making Asians Either Unhealthily Thin or Overweight

MANILA – A frequent diet of cheap, easy to prepare modern food like instant noodles fills bellies but it lacks important nutrients ...

PepsiCo to Shut Down Its Snack Production in the Philippines
PepsiCo to Shut Down Its Snack Production in the Philippines

Metro Manila — PepsiCo, world’s famous beverage company, has announced it will stop producing locally-made Cheetos to focus on its beverage business. Listed Pepsi-Cola ...

World’s 10th Largest Pork Consumer Philippines Declares First African Swine Fever Outbreak
World’s 10th Largest Pork Consumer Philippines Declares First African Swine Fever Outbreak

MANILA – The first outbreak of African swine fever was detected in the Philippines, the world’s 10th largest pork consumer. Dead ...