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Food trade show Sial China gets Finnish-Swedish Pavilion






The largest food and beverage exhibition in Asia (with more than 75,000 visitors), Sial China in Shanghai, will, in 2017 for the first time in Asia, include a Swedish Pavilion. This will be organised together with a Finish Pavilion, creating a 200 sqm Nordic exhibition space. Each national pavilion will have its own branding but…

Christina is ready to take on China with organic baby food






She started by sharing baby food recipes with busy mothers online. Soon after she was selling her products in Danish super markets. Now she is about to start exporting her organic baby food to China. Christina Hansen, founder of Christina Hansen Organics, found her passion and success in making baby food of natural and simple…

Norway’s Minister of Agriculture and Food meets with China






Jon Georg Dale, Minister of Agriculture and Food in Norway, met with the Chinese Ambassador to Norway, Wang Min, on 21 February 2017, to discuss opportunities for a collaboration in agriculture and food. The two exchanged experiences on the research partnership between Norway and China facilitated by Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, NIBIO, opening for…

Finnish Halton Group announce alliance with Thai company






On Wednesday, 8 February 2017, Halton Group, a Finnish company specialising in indoor climate and indoor environmental products, services and solutions, announced a new strategic alliance with Thai Welbilt Inc. with a focus on the restaurant chain business. Welbilt supplies commercial foodservice equipment and Halton indoor solutions for professional kitchens. The alliance will focus on…

Chef Conny Andersson enhances Six Senses’ healthy concept






ScandAsia met up in southern Thailand with Mr Conny Andersson, who can appropriately be seen as a ‘travelling chef’, having been on assignments as a cook to far-flung corners of the world. The setting and the timing could not have been more appropriate. We wanted to learn more about how he attended – during his…

Norwegian photobiology, Led lights company at Ag-Con Asia






As Indoor Ag-Con (indoor agriculture) returns to Asia for their second annual event on January 24-25, 2017, in Singapore, Norwegian entrepreneur Per Aage Lysaa from Intravision Group is among the speakers. Intravision Group is a bio-light and systems integration company working with new technologies for production of foods and plant made pharmaceuticals. Per Aage will…