Heineken reports growth in profits despite weakening sales in US

NETHERLANDS – Heineken, the world’s second largest brewer, reported a 4.37% increase in net profit to €1.667 billion (US$1.86 billion) during the nine months period to end September buoyed by strong growth in Asia-Pacific region. […]

Trade costs of non-tariff measures doubles in the Asia-Pacific region

ASIA – Trade costs of non-tariff measures have now more than double that of tariffs in the Asia Pacific region, according to a new report by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia […]

Ingredion launches Purity Bio range of organic starches in Asia Pacific

ASIA – Food and Beverage ingredients supplier, Ingredion has launched a new range of organic tapioca and rice starches Purity Bio starches manufactured in its Thailand facility. Purity Bio ranges are the company’s first organically-certified […]