• Food Industry Asia (FIA) has launched a partnership with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the GMS Working Group on Agriculture (GMS WGA) to facilitate multi-stakeholder dialogue around challenges and opportunities for increasing safety and sustainability standards across food systems and products in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS).
    19 Sep 2017
    Building Capacity for Food Safety in the Greater Mekong Subregion
    Food Industry Asia (FIA) has launched a partnership with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the GMS Working Group on Agriculture (GMS WGA) to facilitate multi-stakeholder dialogue around challenges and opportunities for increasing safety and sustainability standards across food systems and products in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS).
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  • Food Industry Asia (FIA) has pledged to support the six countries in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) in building capacity and strengthening food safety systems across the region. Representing the private sector, FIA will bring together governments, policymakers and industry leaders through high-level dialogue to drive the food safety agenda.
    12 Sep 2017
    Food Industry Asia Partners with Asian Development Bank and Regional Governments to Drive Greater Mekong Subregion Food Safety Agenda
    Food Industry Asia (FIA) has pledged to support the six countries in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) in building capacity and strengthening food safety systems across the region. Representing the private sector, FIA will bring together governments, policymakers and industry leaders through high-level dialogue to drive the food safety agenda.
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  • Global food safety standards like the Food and Drug Administration’s Food Safety Modernisation Act (FSMA) are designed to ensure safe food for all; it is the responsibility of all parties, including regulators and food and beverage industry players, to work in partnership to meet such standards. This was one of the key themes at the “Food Safety Training Summit: Growing Markets for High Quality Vietnamese Products” held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on 28 August 2017.
    05 Sep 2017
    Global Food Safety Standards: The Role that Partnerships can Play
    Global food safety standards like the Food and Drug Administration’s Food Safety Modernisation Act (FSMA) are designed to ensure safe food for all; it is the responsibility of all parties, including regulators and food and beverage industry players, to work in partnership to meet such standards. This was one of the key themes at the “Food Safety Training Summit: Growing Markets for High Quality Vietnamese Products” held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on 28 August 2017.
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  • Food Industry Asia (FIA) Members Coca-Cola, Nestlé and PepsiCo are among seven beverage manufacturers that have signed a pledge committing to reduce the amount of sugar across their soft drink product ranges sold in Singapore – to 12 per cent or lower by 2020. This move emphasises efforts taken by industry players to provide consumers with healthier food options and encourage healthier lifestyles, and serves as part of a wider set of interventions needed to address the challenges of diabetes and obesity.
    29 Aug 2017
    Industry Increases Healthier Beverage Options through Sugar Reduction
    Food Industry Asia (FIA) Members Coca-Cola, Nestlé and PepsiCo are among seven beverage manufacturers that have signed a pledge committing to reduce the amount of sugar across their soft drink product ranges sold in Singapore – to 12 per cent or lower by 2020. This move emphasises efforts taken by industry players to provide consumers with healthier food options and encourage healthier lifestyles, and serves as part of a wider set of interventions needed to address the challenges of diabetes and obesity.
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  • Thailand faces the second highest obesity prevalence in Southeast Asia at 8.5 per cent, based on the recently launched “Tackling Obesity in ASEAN: Prevalence, impact, and guidance on interventions” report. Speaking with the Secretariat of the Asia Roundtable on Food Innovation for Improved Nutrition (ARoFIIN), Associate Professor Dr Visith Chavasit, Director of the Institute of Nutrition at Mahidol University, discusses the issue of a rising obesity rate in Thailand, and the opportunities for public-private partnerships to tackle the problem.
    22 Aug 2017
    ARoFIIN Video: Tackling Obesity in Thailand with Industry Partnerships
    Thailand faces the second highest obesity prevalence in Southeast Asia at 8.5 per cent, based on the recently launched “Tackling Obesity in ASEAN: Prevalence, impact, and guidance on interventions” report. Speaking with the Secretariat of the Asia Roundtable on Food Innovation for Improved Nutrition (ARoFIIN), Associate Professor Dr Visith Chavasit, Director of the Institute of Nutrition at Mahidol University, discusses the issue of a rising obesity rate in Thailand, and the opportunities for public-private partnerships to tackle the problem.
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  • Food Industry Asia (FIA), in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Food Trade and Industry (CIFTI), the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), recently carried out a second workshop in Mumbai to raise awareness of Front of Pack (FOP) Guideline Daily Amount (GDA) labelling.
    15 Aug 2017
    Second Workshop to Raise Awareness of Guideline Daily Amounts in India
    Food Industry Asia (FIA), in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Food Trade and Industry (CIFTI), the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), recently carried out a second workshop in Mumbai to raise awareness of Front of Pack (FOP) Guideline Daily Amount (GDA) labelling.
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  • John Keogh, principal advisor at Shantalla, speaks with FIA and shares his views on food chain transparency,  standards and Blockchain
    08 Aug 2017
    Food Chain Transparency – What Next?
    John Keogh, principal advisor at Shantalla, speaks with FIA and shares his views on food chain transparency, standards and Blockchain
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