Coca-Cola Amatil launches venture capital arm Amatil X in Indonesia

ASIA – Coca-Cola Amatil has announced that it will launch its corporate venture capital arm Amatil X in Indonesia as it looks to accelerate innovation and investment in local startups. Launched last year, the venture […]

IRRI opens new rice research hub in Indonesia to accelerate impact delivery

INDONESIA – The International Rice Research Institute has opened new research hub in Indonesia to accelerate rice initiatives in areas of innovation and expertise in the country. IRRI said the new office will accelerate rice […]

Olam acquires Indonesia’s largest cocoa processor BT Cocoa for US$90m

INDONESIA – Agribusiness giant, Olam International has bought 85% stake in YTS Holdings Pte Limited, the parent company of Indonesia’s largest cocoa processor, BT Cocoa for a consideration of US$90 million. According to Olam, the […]

Barry Callebaut and Garudafood extends supply partnership in Indonesia

INDONESIA – Barry Callebaut, one of the world’s largest cocoa producer has signed a long-term agreement with food and beverage company, Garudafood, extending their supply partnership in Indonesia. As part of the agreement, Barry Callebaut […]

Nestlé launches new improved MILO with 25% less sugar

INDONESIA – Nestle, a transnational food and drink company, has launched new MILO with improved recipe, and 25% less sugar, as part of its continuous innovation and commitment to providing healthier and tastier choices. “Our […]

Indonesia shows intent to export food products to SA at Africa’s Big Seven trade fair

SOUTH AFRICA – Indonesian companies showcasing at the Africa’s Big Seven food and beverage trade show held in Midrand are seeking to export their products such as Indomie and ABC Noodles in South Africa and […]