• Asia’s hypermarkets and supermarkets are set to grow 3.3% a year to 2022, with Vietnam, India and the Philippines forecast to see double-digit growth over five years. IGD’s Head of Asia Pacific Nick Miles shares some key insights on the growth of the retail landscape.
    14 Aug 2018
    What’s the future for hypermarkets and supermarkets in Asia?
    Asia’s hypermarkets and supermarkets are set to grow 3.3% a year to 2022, with Vietnam, India and the Philippines forecast to see double-digit growth over five years. IGD’s Head of Asia Pacific Nick Miles shares some key insights on the growth of the retail landscape.
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  • Low and non-calorie #sweeteners (LNCS) could serve as good alternative to sugar but their collective reputation has constantly been challenged. FIA with FICCI and FSSAI recently organized a seminar to address these challenges.
    07 Aug 2018
    Low/Non-Calorie Sweeteners: Promoting Science-Based Evidence
    Low and non-calorie #sweeteners (LNCS) could serve as good alternative to sugar but their collective reputation has constantly been challenged. FIA with FICCI and FSSAI recently organized a seminar to address these challenges.
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  • The 4th Annual ARoFIIN Roundtable gathered over 60 regional leaders from across sectors including the President’s office of Indonesia, Ministries of Health, Academia, Inter-Governmental Organisations (IGOs) and the food industry to explore strategies in tackling the growing burden of malnutrition in the region.
    02 Aug 2018
    Embracing Uncommon Collaborations for a Healthy Asia
    The 4th Annual ARoFIIN Roundtable gathered over 60 regional leaders from across sectors including the President’s office of Indonesia, Ministries of Health, Academia, Inter-Governmental Organisations (IGOs) and the food industry to explore strategies in tackling the growing burden of malnutrition in the region.
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  • Even as economies become increasingly affluent, and many can afford to feed their families with greater ability than in the past, there is a nagging worry that children will grow up to be less healthy than their parents. Today’s sedentary pursuits are displacing active lifestyles, and such physical inactivity has been a contributing factor to the growing health challenges around the world.
    24 Jul 2018
    The Active Fight Against Asia's Growing Disease Burden
    Even as economies become increasingly affluent, and many can afford to feed their families with greater ability than in the past, there is a nagging worry that children will grow up to be less healthy than their parents. Today’s sedentary pursuits are displacing active lifestyles, and such physical inactivity has been a contributing factor to the growing health challenges around the world.
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  • In June 2017, the Asia Roundtable on Food Innovation for Improved Nutrition (ARoFIIN), in collaboration with the Health Promotion Board (HPB) and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), launched a report titled “Tackling Obesity in ASEAN”, to guide policymakers, health organisations and the food & beverage industry in taking on the rising threat in the region.
    17 Jul 2018
    Starting Young is Key in Tackling Obesity in Thailand and Indonesia
    In June 2017, the Asia Roundtable on Food Innovation for Improved Nutrition (ARoFIIN), in collaboration with the Health Promotion Board (HPB) and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), launched a report titled “Tackling Obesity in ASEAN”, to guide policymakers, health organisations and the food & beverage industry in taking on the rising threat in the region.
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  • Amid growing policy pressures to address the rising epidemic of obesity and non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes, supporting good health is one of the most vital roles of the food and drink industry.  This is the view of Joanne Denney-Finch, Chief Executive, IGD, who partnered with FIA to product the newly-launched ‘Healthier Product Reformulation in Singapore’ report. In a conversation with FIA, Joanne discussed how the industry is “nudging” consumers into making healthy purchase decisions by reformulating products to become healthier, without affecting quality or taste.
    10 Jul 2018
    FIA Video: Advancing Public Health with Product Innovation & Reformulation
    Amid growing policy pressures to address the rising epidemic of obesity and non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes, supporting good health is one of the most vital roles of the food and drink industry. This is the view of Joanne Denney-Finch, Chief Executive, IGD, who partnered with FIA to product the newly-launched ‘Healthier Product Reformulation in Singapore’ report. In a conversation with FIA, Joanne discussed how the industry is “nudging” consumers into making healthy purchase decisions by reformulating products to become healthier, without affecting quality or taste.
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  • The double burden of obesity and undernutrition has become an emerging threat to health and healthcare systems in the region, and many countries across Asia struggle to contain and address these issues.
    03 Jul 2018
    Driving Healthier Diets and Lifestyles in Asia
    The double burden of obesity and undernutrition has become an emerging threat to health and healthcare systems in the region, and many countries across Asia struggle to contain and address these issues.
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