Super Veggies

Super, shluper. The term “superfood” doesn’t actually mean anything, and most of the foods hiding behind such a label aren’t all that good for you. But there are dozens of real, nourishing foods that you should be eating more of right now.

Fat 1.0 - Why Children Need Healthy Fat?

Why Children Need Healthy Fat

Fat has always been associated with being harmful to our health. Too much fat intake is said to cause many diseases such as obesity, heart attack, diabetes and the list goes on. If you walk into any supermarket, chances are you would find many different kinds of dairy products labeled with low-fat which sounds to be “healthier” than whole milk. Is that really the case?

Chip labour: Robots are replacing waiters in China

chip labour

SHANGHAI: The little robotic waiter wheels up to the table, raises its glass lid to reveal a steaming plate of local Shanghai-style crayfish and announces in low, mechanical tones, "Enjoy your meal."

Maggi regaining love from India since ban lifted

Maggi regaining love from India since ban lifted

New Delhi: Nestle India's instant noodles brand Maggi has attained an over 60 per cent market share and has almost touched the pre-crisis level in value terms. However, volume-wise Maggi is still away from the pre-crisis period, when Nestle used to dominate the market with a 75 per cent market share.

The differences between Halal & Kosher

The differences between Halal Kosher

We often see some food packets with “Halal” and “Kosher” printed on them. Some of us know that these are dietary restrictions for the Islamic and Jewish people, but there are people who do not know the difference between the two. Can Muslims consume food that is Kosher? Can Jewish people eat Halal foods? Allow the Food Experts at Ricebowl Asia to shed some light on the differences between the two.

Malaysian Factory Caught Using Fake Halal Logo

Malaysian Factory Caught Using Fake Halal Logo

A snack food factory in Chemor was raided after it was believed to have been marketing its food products using expired and fake halal certification.

Thailand is the Real Winner

Tariff tit-for-tat could open way to increased market share for Thai food groups

BANGKOK -- Thailand expects its exports to grow more strongly than previously forecast this year, to a level well above last year's record high, fueled by the fall-out from the U.S.-China trade war.

es kepal milo viral

Asia’s biggest cocoa grower has a chocolate problem. Cocoa production in the 130-year old industry in Indonesia is set to shrink for the third straight year as farmers switch to other crops and annual per capita consumption of chocolate languishes at just 11 ounces (300 grams) - half the rate of neighboring Malaysia, according to Euromonitor International.

Emulsifiers & Stabilizers – Magic for Meat Applications

Magic for Meat Applications

Source: Asia Pacific Food Industry Magazine – July/August 2018

DPO International’s original article on Emulsifiers and Stabilisers was recently featured in the Asia Pacific Food Industry (APFI) Magazine in their July/August 2018 issue. Titled as ‘Emulsifiers & Stabilisers : Magic for Meat Applications’, the article aimed to clarify how emulsifiers and stabilisers are being used for various meat applications and they’re functional properties and roles in food applications.

Read the FULL ARTICLE below:

different types of durian

Durian season is here and Food Experts at Ricebowl Asia would like to teach our readers on how to correctly identify (and not get cheated) when it comes to buying Durian.  Here are a list of 10 most popular varieties of durians from Malaysia and how you can tell them apart.

Malaysian palm oil price slips on forecasts of output rise

palm oil price

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures declined at the midday break on Monday, in line for a second session of losses in three, on concerns that production could rise in the coming weeks.

China Chili Fest Gets Off To Scorching Start

china cili fest

An annual chili pepper festival kicked off Monday in central China's spice-loving Hunan province with a chili-eating contest in which the winner set a blistering pace by downing a gut-busting 50 peppers in just over a minute.

Chinese Police: Your Supplement Pills may be Fake

Your Supplement Pills may be Fake

Police in southern China have seized more than 30 million yuan ($6.3 million) worth of counterfeit products, including large hauls of popular Australian-branded wines, vitamins, foods, and cosmetics.

fish and squid

New research has uncovered that the nutritional balance of fish and squid changes and is of lower quality under warm water events, while under cold water events it is of higher quality.

India looks to increase its trade and tourism ties with Philippines

NEW DELHI, India — India is vigorously pushing for increased trade and tourism ties with the Philippines, as the country is turning to Southeast Asia to accelerate its economic development through its “Act East” policy.

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