16 Jul 2019Innovation & the Private Sector: Transforming the Food System in South Asia
The nutrition paradox has become an emerging threat to healthcare systems worldwide, and many countries in Asia are struggling to contain and address this issue. FIA partnered with the South Asia Food and Nutrition Security Initiative (SAFANSI) for a roundtable that brought together representatives from government, academia and non-governmental organisations from South Asia. Read more
09 Jul 2019Disrupting the Future of the Food Industry
Disruption has become the norm for the food industry. New challenges arising across health and wellness, convenience, and sustainability mean brands are continuously pushing themselves to meet the demands of today’s consumers. From embracing technology in all aspects of the value chain, to developing food products that can be beneficial for both the consumer and the environment, leading experts and innovators share their thoughts on what would be the next disruptor for the industry.Read more
02 Jul 2019What can the Food Industry do Differently?
The food industry has changed significantly over the past decade and will continue to reshape itself due to advancements in technology and the proliferation of new business models. From encouraging public-private collaborations to improving the affordability of healthy foods, these were some of the suggestions made by leading experts and innovators at the sidelines of the FIA Food for the Future Summit. Read more
28 Jun 2019FIA welcomes IKEA, Sealed Air and Tetra Pak as New Members
FIA is pleased to introduce IKEA Food Services AB, Sealed Air and Tetra Pak, leading brands that are strengthening the food and beverage industry’s sustainability drive in Asia, as the newest members of FIA’s network.Read more
27 Jun 2019What Progress Has ASEAN Made in Aligning Food Industry Standards?
The recently concluded ASEAN Summit brought together regional leaders to discuss challenges in an effort to facilitate trade and achieve greater economic integration. Despite the efforts made in the harmonisation of regulations and food industry standards, more can be done to identify and address regulatory hurdles, particularly those relating to food security and safety.Read more
19 Jun 2019Most Thai Consumers Want to Improve Their Diets and are Open to Healthier Product Reformulation
Following the study on Malaysia and Singapore, FIA releases its “Healthier Product Reformulation in Thailand” report, which surveyed F&B businesses and consumers to better understand industry efforts on delivering improved nutrition through reformulation, as well as consumer behaviours and perceptions of reformulated products.Read more
18 Jun 2019Food Innovations of 2019 & Beyond
Today, new lifestyles, higher incomes and consumer awareness are creating greater demand for a year-round supply of high-quality, nutritious and innovative food products. At FIA Food for the Future Summit, leading players from across the region’s food industry discussed the innovations needed to feed the world of tomorrow and how collaborations can help to accelerate their implementation.Read more