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Aleph Farms and Mitsubishi bring cultivated meat to Japan

06-01-2021

Collaboration to bring cultivated meat to Japan will help the country meet climate change and food security goals. Aleph Farms and Mitsubishi Corporation’s Food Industry Group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to bring cultivated meat to the Japanese table. The former will provide its BioFarm manufacturing platform for …

Singaporeans expect more streamlined services from F&B operators as dine-in picks up

05-01-2021

88% of Singaporeans avoided dining out during the COVID-19 pandemic, and 47% said they will dine out less following the pandemic. Data released by Adyen, the global payments platform, revealed that diners’ habits in Singapore have permanently shifted in favour of digital-driven solutions following the COVID-19 pandemic. From take-away …

UFlex plans to double its aseptic liquid packaging plant’s capacity

05-01-2021

Aims to cater to the growing orders and diversify the company’s regional presence in India. UFlex, an Indian flexible packaging and polymer science company and manufacturer of aseptic liquid packaging, has announced its plans to double its aseptic plant’s production capacity from 3.5 billion to 7 billion packs per annum in Sanand, …

Universal Robots reaches industry milestone with 50,000 cobots sold

04-01-2021

The company projects Asia-Pacific to become the largest cobot market from 2021-2026.   Collaborative robots, or cobots, remain the fastest growing segment of industrial automation, projected to grow during 2021-2026 at a CAGR of 45.45% in Asia-Pacific, according to Universal Robots (UR). The cobot manufacturer has further recorded the …

DolCas unveils high concentration ginger extract

23-12-2020

DolCas and Olene co-launch high-potency ginger root extract targeting gut health. DolCas Biotech has added to its portfolio of better-for-you botanicals a new ginger root extract, branded as Ginfort. The bioactive, formulated by Olene Life Sciences in India, carries an approved digestive support claim and rounds out DolCas’ portfolio of …

Prinova launches new premixes for the plant-based revolution

23-12-2020

Prinova has introduced a range of premixes for dairy replacement products, to help manufacturers respond to what it describes as a plant-based “revolution”. The shift towards plant-based diets has created new nutritional challenges. Although vegans generally obtain enough protein, Prinova pointed out it can be hard for them to consume …