• The implementation of international supply chain standards strengthens food safety systems through an increase in transparency, efficiencies and consumer trust in the production and consumption of food, says Mr Patrik Jonasson, Director of Public Policy Asia-Pacific at GS1, the FIA member company that is leading a multi-stakeholder traceability capacity-building initiative for local agribusinesses across the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS).
    20 Feb 2018
    FIA Video: Capacity-building for Enhanced Traceability in the Greater Mekong Subregion
    The implementation of international supply chain standards strengthens food safety systems through an increase in transparency, efficiencies and consumer trust in the production and consumption of food, says Mr Patrik Jonasson, Director of Public Policy Asia-Pacific at GS1, the FIA member company that is leading a multi-stakeholder traceability capacity-building initiative for local agribusinesses across the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS).
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  • As global demand for halal-certified products grows, there is a need for halal certification bodies across the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to collaborate toward a standardised halal regulatory framework for the region. The absence of a unified certification system presents bottlenecks for halal businesses, and ultimately impedes cross-border halal trade.
    13 Feb 2018
    Seizing Opportunities in the Halal Industry through Regulatory Standardisation
    As global demand for halal-certified products grows, there is a need for halal certification bodies across the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to collaborate toward a standardised halal regulatory framework for the region. The absence of a unified certification system presents bottlenecks for halal businesses, and ultimately impedes cross-border halal trade.
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  • Cosucra Groupe Warcoing SA, a family-owned company based in Western Belgium that produces inulin and pea protein, is the 34th company to join Food Industry Asia’s growing network of responsible, innovative businesses operating in Asia.
    06 Feb 2018
    FIA Welcomes Leading Ingredients Company Cosucra as Newest Member
    Cosucra Groupe Warcoing SA, a family-owned company based in Western Belgium that produces inulin and pea protein, is the 34th company to join Food Industry Asia’s growing network of responsible, innovative businesses operating in Asia.
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  • As Singapore takes on chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) this year, stakeholders continue to view trade facilitation as the region’s top agenda. Food Industry Asia (FIA) works closely with its public and private sector partners on ASEAN regional integration for standards and regulations, in order to facilitate trade for the food & beverage sector.
    02 Feb 2018
    Role of Public-Private Partnership in ASEAN Economic Integration
    As Singapore takes on chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) this year, stakeholders continue to view trade facilitation as the region’s top agenda. Food Industry Asia (FIA) works closely with its public and private sector partners on ASEAN regional integration for standards and regulations, in order to facilitate trade for the food & beverage sector.
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  •  A risk-based approach, which includes adherence to international food safety standards, is needed to ensure that food safety is observed and enforced all along the value chain, says Mr Sridhar Dharmapuri, Senior Food Safety and Nutrition Officer, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.
    23 Jan 2018
    FIA Video: International Standards for a Safe Food Value Chain
    A risk-based approach, which includes adherence to international food safety standards, is needed to ensure that food safety is observed and enforced all along the value chain, says Mr Sridhar Dharmapuri, Senior Food Safety and Nutrition Officer, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.
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  • Collaborations among multiple stakeholders across government, industry, academia and civil society sectors continues to be crucial in delivering programmes to improve nutrition and encourage healthier lifestyles in order to tackle obesity, one of the biggest public healthcare challenges of our time. Food Industry Asia (FIA) works to facilitate multi-stakeholder partnership, and promotes its role as a cost-effective mechanism for delivering positive socio-economic outcomes.
    16 Jan 2018
    The Role of Public-private Partnerships in Delivering Nutrition Interventions
    Collaborations among multiple stakeholders across government, industry, academia and civil society sectors continues to be crucial in delivering programmes to improve nutrition and encourage healthier lifestyles in order to tackle obesity, one of the biggest public healthcare challenges of our time. Food Industry Asia (FIA) works to facilitate multi-stakeholder partnership, and promotes its role as a cost-effective mechanism for delivering positive socio-economic outcomes.
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  • Guided by the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – in particular Good Health and Well-being, Responsible Consumption and Production, and Partnerships for the Goals, Food Industry Asia (FIA) kicks off the new year with a look at how cross-sectoral partnerships are working to implement the goals in the Asia Pacific region.
    09 Jan 2018
    Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in Asia Pacific
    Guided by the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – in particular Good Health and Well-being, Responsible Consumption and Production, and Partnerships for the Goals, Food Industry Asia (FIA) kicks off the new year with a look at how cross-sectoral partnerships are working to implement the goals in the Asia Pacific region.
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