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China drops barriers on Australian dairy, wine and beef in free trade deal

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 14:29 Published in News & Updates

Australia - China will remove barriers to Australian exports of farm produce including dairy, beef, sheep and wine over time and has opened its booming services sector, in a new trade agreement signed as a “declaration of intent” by trade ministers from the two countries on Monday..Read more 

How Protectionism Can Save Myanmar

Monday, 17 November 2014 16:13 Published in News & Updates

Myanmar - Walk through the aisles of City Mart in downtown Yangon's FMI Centre and you will find a selection of products that any supermarket in Hong Kong or Singapore would be proud of. The shelves are packed with imported global brands --from Cadbury to Coca Cola, Nestlé to Nissin..Read more 

Cheese: China's unexpected new craving

Monday, 17 November 2014 16:08 Published in News & Updates

China - When you think of the cuisines of China, cheese does not come to mind. It simply isn't a part of traditional Chinese cooking. But times are changing. Western foods are creeping in, and, as CBS News correspondent Seth Doane reports, the Chinese are developing a taste for what the cheese-loving French call "fromage."..Read more 

Japan’s ‘Butter refugees’ cry over spilt milk

Tuesday, 11 November 2014 15:50 Published in News & Updates

Japan - TOKYO: Japanese shoppers are up in arms over a serious butter shortage that has forced Tokyo to resort to emergency imports, as some grocers limit sales to one block per customer. Some shop shelves are bare and stores are trumpeting the arrival of new supplies with posters in the windows announcing “We have butter!”..Read more 

Including herbs as bioactive ingredients in traditional dairy products

Tuesday, 11 November 2014 15:31 Published in News & Updates

Food & Beverage News - Rapid urbanisation and industrialisation have produced advancement on the social and economic fronts in developing countries such as India which has resulted in dramatic lifestyle changes leading to lifestyle related diseases. Due to the appearance of several lifestyle-related health disorders,..Read more