Infants and toddlers in rapidly developing China, India and Indonesia are at risk for the triple burden of malnutrition due to poor complementary feeding, leading to a higher prevalence of stunting or being overweight.
Suppliers selling functional ingredients derived from palm oil, such as tocotrienols and carotene, are expecting pressures around working capital and lead time,with Indonesia’s palm oil export ban tightening supplies and pushing prices up.
By RJ Whitehead and Shane Starling from FI-Asia in Jakarta, Indonesia
Indonesia's food industry will continue to grow in importance as its population of around 300 million gains wealth, according to some voices in the halls of the Jakarta International Expo at Food Ingredients-Asia last week. But it may have some way...
FoodNavigator-Asia recently visited Indonesia's largest extraction facility, Javaplant, to look at how one of Asia's top 10 botanical, coffee and tea extractors produces products for export around the world.