German brewers to print calorie content on beer bottles

BERLIN (AP) — Two German brewers associations are recommending that their members start printing the number of calories contained in their beers and shandies on the label. The German...

Coke-funded group swayed China's obesity efforts, papers say

NEW YORK (AP) — A group funded by the food industry undermined China's efforts to keep obesity rates in check by overemphasizing the importance of physical activity rather than dietary habits, accordi...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, November 17-25

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Over the next week in Taipei, there are plenty of exhibitions and activities to check out as Taiwan prepares for winter temperatures to begin and awaits the results of the...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Nov. 7, the 311th day of 2018. There are 54 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 7, 1...

Central American trade delegation visits I-Mei factory in Taoyuan, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A delegation representing agricultural and export organizations hailing from three Central American nations, Belize, Guatemala, and Nicaragua, made a visit to th...

Washington voters set to decide ban on new local soda taxes

SEATTLE (AP) — Soda industry giants including the Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo, Inc. are spending more than $20 million to convince voters in Washington state to pass an initiative that would block local...

For critics of DeVos, sale of DeVry chain raises red flags

WASHINGTON (AP) — A little-known venture capitalist is on the verge of acquiring one of the biggest for-profit colleges in the country, a transaction that would put him in control of a troubled nation...

More must be done to improve food security for Taiwan's poor: Council of Agriculture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Despite being ranked the 22nd richest country in the world according to Global Finance last year, the number of households in Taiwan that lack food security has continued ...

With automation, Korean dumplings go global in business bet

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Move over pot stickers, here comes another Asian dumpling. South Korea's largest food company is making a multimillion-dollar bet on "mandu," developing i...

Impossible Foods CEO on "meat" and why he's a bad test eater

NEW YORK (AP) — Impossible Foods CEO Pat Brown insists his meatless burger is meat, explains why the product drew criticism from PETA, and admits he isn't the best taste tester for his own product. ...

There's no meat, eggs or dairy _ but don't call them "vegan"

NEW YORK (AP) — It's not vegan, it's "plant-based." So will carnivores bite? As companies try to cater to Americans' interest in lighter eating, the term "plant-based" is replacing "...

South Africans outraged over video with racist rant

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africans are expressing outrage over a video showing a local man filming himself on a beach during a racist rant. Local media identify the man as Adam Catza...

Papa John's founder: I should be back as chain's public face

NEW YORK (AP) — The founder of Papa John's says the pizza chain needs him back as its public face, and that it was a mistake for the company to scrub him from its marketing materials after he acknowle...

Global Food Packaging Robotics Market 2018-2022 | Industry Analysis and Forecast | Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 1, 2018--The global food packaging robotics market is expected to post a CAGR of over 10% during the period 2018-2022, according to the latest market research report by Te...

Greencore Group appoints Anton Vincent as CEO of Greencore USA

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 31, 2018--Greencore Group plc, a leading international manufacturer of convenience foods, is pleased to announce the appointment of Anton Vincent as CEO of Greencore USA,...