Chaucer sold to Japanese food firm in €122m deal

By Louis Gore-Langton

British food firm Chaucer has been sold to Japanese manufacturer Nagatanien in a £102.8m (€122.8m) deal which the freeze-dried food manufacturer says will help it expand into the US and Asia.

Japanese bean takes hold of Europe

Is azuki the next big bean?

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

The azuki bean, also known as adzuki and aduki, is more commonly found in Japanese kitchens, yet has recently been creeping into the European culinary consciousness. With its high nutritional value and gluten-free potential, could it be the next big thing...

DSM grows in Asia Pacific

DSM grows in Asia Pacific

The dairy ingredients business unit of Dutch company DSM Food
Specialties has opened its first sales and customer service office
in the Far East - marking the company's continued investment in
this part of the world.

Cyanotech opens Japanese unit

Cyanotech opens Japanese unit

Cyanotech, the producer of microalgae-based natural products, has
formed a Japanese unit, Cyanotech Japan, which will allow the
company to economise on shipping, provide more timely delivery to
customers and allow customers to conduct...


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