Food & Beverage

APAC Outlook’s food and beverage section covers the latest trends and innovations in the industry, from plant-based foods to sustainable packaging.

Our corporate stories showcase the fascinating history of food and beverage production and consumption in the APAC region, highlighting the impact of traditional methods and the transition to more sustainable practices.

Featured executives from companies leading the way in food and beverage innovation, giving readers a behind-the-scenes look at the challenges and opportunities in this critical industry, and unique insights into the future of food and beverage in APAC.

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Food & Beverage Corporate Stories

Cult Wines Expands into Asia as it Sees Substantial Growth in Profits

Cult Wines, a specialist in the acquisition and investment management of fine wines, has announced that it is set to open a new office in Hong Kong to take advantage of increasing demand in Asia for investing in fine wine.

By Editorial Team

First Ever Solar-Powered Tea Plantation in China to be Delivered by Trina Solar

Trina Solar Limited, a global leader in photovoltaic (PV) modules, solutions, and services, has announced an agreement to supply 51MW of its dual glass modules to Yunnan Electric Power Design Institute.

By Editorial Team

McThai : Global Brand with Local Reach

McThai is rolling out an unrivalled localisation strategy to enhance market saturation.

By Editorial Team

McDonald’s Singapore emerges as the “Best of the Best” in Best Employers Singapore 2015

McDonald’s Singapore clinches the “Best of the Best” award in Aon Hewitt Best Employers Singapore 2015 programme.

By Editorial Team

China’s Chocolate Market to Grow to US$4.3 Billion by 2019

Chocolate sales in China should grow to $4.3 billion by 2019, up nearly 60 percent from $2.7 billion in 2014. This huge growth is being driven by demand from the growing urban population, a senior Hershey officer has said. 

By Editorial Team

Domino’s Pizza Reports Huge Profits in Asia

After reporting blowout profits, Domino’s Pizza Enterprises told CNBC its venture into Japan was providing a large slice of its success.

By Editorial Team

Jollibee Foods to Enter Indonesia and Malaysia

Jollibee Foods Corp. (JFC), the Philippines’ leading restaurant chain, plans to enter Malaysia and Indonesia in the next two years and grow its Southeast Asian footprint through franchising.

By Editorial Team

China to Become Largest Beer Market by 2017

China is set to overtake the U.S. as the world’s largest beer market in value by 2017, according to a EuroMonitor International report.

By Editorial Team

SMC Food 21 : Powder-Perfect Manufacturing

With expansion on the cards, SMC Food 21 are working to achieve more efficient production of their powder based products.

By Editorial Team

KFC parent Yum! Brands profits hurt by China food scares

Yum! Brands, the owner of fast food chains KFC and Pizza Hut, says its profit fell 68 percent in the third quarter, as its China sales slumped following controversy over its chicken supply and bird flu scare.

By Editorial Team