• The PwC report titled “Maintaining food resilience in a time of uncertainty”, commissioned by FIA, recommends that food and its broader supply chain are recognised as essential, the protection of the food industry labour force, ensuring border remain open and that financial assistance is provided to the most vulnerable businesses and consumers, to minimise the impact of Covid-19 on food security in  the ASEAN region.
    09 Apr 2020
    Food supply chain disruptions caused by COVID-19 may lead to increased food security challenges in ASEAN
    The PwC report titled “Maintaining food resilience in a time of uncertainty”, commissioned by FIA, recommends that food and its broader supply chain are recognised as essential, the protection of the food industry labour force, ensuring border remain open and that financial assistance is provided to the most vulnerable businesses and consumers, to minimise the impact of Covid-19 on food security in the ASEAN region.
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  • In light of the increasing number of nationwide lockdowns and border restrictions today, FIA and the ASEAN Food and Beverage Alliance (AFBA), are jointly calling upon governments across the region to ensure the unhindered production and supply of food and beverages as each country tries to contain the outbreak of COVID-19.
    08 Apr 2020
    Food supply chain disruptions and trade protectionist measures amid COVID-19 pandemic could cause major food shortages across Asia
    In light of the increasing number of nationwide lockdowns and border restrictions today, FIA and the ASEAN Food and Beverage Alliance (AFBA), are jointly calling upon governments across the region to ensure the unhindered production and supply of food and beverages as each country tries to contain the outbreak of COVID-19.
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  • The COVID-19 pandemic has the potential to impact our food production system at a critical time. With the situation evolving day by day, FIA Executive Director Matt Kovac addresses some of the challenges the food supply chain is facing and the importance of ensuring that food availability and access are maintained at this time of unprecedented crisis.
    06 Apr 2020
    Asia's Food Chain Resilience during COVID-19
    The COVID-19 pandemic has the potential to impact our food production system at a critical time. With the situation evolving day by day, FIA Executive Director Matt Kovac addresses some of the challenges the food supply chain is facing and the importance of ensuring that food availability and access are maintained at this time of unprecedented crisis.
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  • In light of the recent coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the FIA Food for the Future Summit that was scheduled to be held on 23 April 2020 has been postponed to 10 July 2020 at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.
    24 Feb 2020
    Postponement of the FIA Food for the Future Summit
    In light of the recent coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the FIA Food for the Future Summit that was scheduled to be held on 23 April 2020 has been postponed to 10 July 2020 at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.
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  • In support of the Government School Meals Programme, and to celebrate the National Nutrition Day, local Government in Kuningan, West Java launched a community-based campaign on 7 February 2020 titled “Gebyar Gerakan Makan Buah dan Sayur (Gebyur)”. The campaign was launched in-line with the pilot nutrition programme, as part of the National School Meals Programme or Program Gizi Anak Sekolah (Progas), an initiative created by the Ministry of Education, with support from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Food Industry Asia (FIA), Cargill, and Japan Friends of WFP.
    17 Feb 2020
    Program Gizi Anak Sekolah: Promoting Fruits and Vegetables Consumption among School Children through Community Campaigning
    In support of the Government School Meals Programme, and to celebrate the National Nutrition Day, local Government in Kuningan, West Java launched a community-based campaign on 7 February 2020 titled “Gebyar Gerakan Makan Buah dan Sayur (Gebyur)”. The campaign was launched in-line with the pilot nutrition programme, as part of the National School Meals Programme or Program Gizi Anak Sekolah (Progas), an initiative created by the Ministry of Education, with support from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Food Industry Asia (FIA), Cargill, and Japan Friends of WFP.
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  • Organised by FoodNavigator-Asia and NutraIngredients-Asia, the Healthy Ageing APAC Summit returns to Singapore for year three in July 2020. Asia-Pacific’s population is ageing at a rapid rate, opening up huge new opportunities for food, beverage and nutrition companies. The number of older persons in the region is expected to more than double from 650 million today to nearly 1.3 billion by 2050. The event brings together brands, suppliers, regulators and market experts to assess how the industry can meet the food and nutrition needs of older consumers of today and tomorrow.
    12 Feb 2020
    Why Asia-Pacific’s Ageing Population can Help Propel Food, Beverage and Nutrition Growth
    Organised by FoodNavigator-Asia and NutraIngredients-Asia, the Healthy Ageing APAC Summit returns to Singapore for year three in July 2020. Asia-Pacific’s population is ageing at a rapid rate, opening up huge new opportunities for food, beverage and nutrition companies. The number of older persons in the region is expected to more than double from 650 million today to nearly 1.3 billion by 2050. The event brings together brands, suppliers, regulators and market experts to assess how the industry can meet the food and nutrition needs of older consumers of today and tomorrow.
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  • According to a new report by FIA and research firm IGD, almost all consumers in Indonesia (99 per cent) are interested in improving their diets and a majority (89 per cent) are happy for products to be reformulated, provided that taste is not compromised. The first of its kind in Indonesia, the report surveyed both consumers and F&B businesses to better understand industry efforts on delivering improved nutrition through reformulation.
    04 Feb 2020
    Most Indonesians are Health Conscious and are Open to Healthier Product Reformulation
    According to a new report by FIA and research firm IGD, almost all consumers in Indonesia (99 per cent) are interested in improving their diets and a majority (89 per cent) are happy for products to be reformulated, provided that taste is not compromised. The first of its kind in Indonesia, the report surveyed both consumers and F&B businesses to better understand industry efforts on delivering improved nutrition through reformulation.
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