Tag Archives: Asia

SIAL China to take place in Shanghai on May 14-16

SIAL China, the largest food innovation exhibition in Asia, will take place on May 14-16 in Shanghai. According to the organisers, it will give food professionals “a unique platform for exchange and business opportunities with Asian markets”. Fast facts When? May 14 to May 16, 2019. Where? Shanghai New International …

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Global grocery markets to hit $2.6tn by 2023

The leading 20 global grocery markets are set to generate an additional $2.6 trillion in sales, says global research organisation IGD. Main findings IGD predicts growth of 28 per cent between 2018 and 2023. It anticipates: Nearly half (44 per cent) of the extra sales will be created in Asia, …

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Vodafone teams up with Alipay ‘to reach Chinese visitors’

Vodafone has announced a partnership to enable 110 of its stores across Australia to accept China’s number-one payment method, Alipay. The agreement allows Vodafone to offer Chinese tourists their preferred QR code payment method in-store. Doing so, says Vodaphone, “opens a new marketing channel to reach Chinese nationals before, during …

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International news: strong growth expected for Asian big-box retailers

Asia’s leading large-format grocery retailers are forecast to grow on average 3.5 per cent a year between 2016 and 2021, according to figures from international grocery research organisation IGD. Although growth in large grocery formats varies significantly across the region and – as in other markets around the world – …

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SIAL China 2017

SIAL China, Asia’s largest food and beverage exhibition – in cooperation with SIAL’s trends and innovation partner, XTC World Innovation – has released the 2016 annual food innovations and trends analysis report. Specific market insights from the report were discussed with local experts at seven SIAL China press conferences held …

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