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Thailand calls on Danish biotech expertise

Thailand has called on Danish expertise to assist with its DKK 1.5 billion (USD 210 million) science park north of Bangkok. Researchers from the Danish food ingredient giant Chr. Hansen have been asked to construct a “wish list” for building a state of the art biotech laboratory and fermentation plant. Two researchers from the company,…

Denmark bringing clean technology to Thailand

The Royal Danish Embassy, Bangkok, on January 22 held a seminar on Danish Energy Experiences to promote energy conservation and renewable energy. Financial support under a Danish government’s scheme was also presented for future possibilities of business cooperation in Thailand.      Danish Ambassador to Bangkok H.E. Mr. Ulrik Helwek-Larsen opened the seminar which was held at…

Dumex back on track in Thailand

EAC Nutrition is now back on track in Thailand following six months of intensive marketing activities since the company was last summer forced to withdraw two products from the Thai market.      In a press release issued by EAC in January, the company freely admits that the product recall had a negative impact on a series…

Per Kastrup has passed away

Mr. Per Kastrup , one of the most colourful of the long-time Danish residents in Thailand, passed away on January 16, 2003 at the age of 62 at General Hospital in Pattaya. He was cremated on Sunday, January 19 and on the following Sunday his ashes were strewn in the sea off Koh Lan outside…

Danish Pavilion at ProPak 2003

The Royal Danish Embassy in Thailand will again this year organise a Danish pavilion at ProPak Asia 2003 in Bangkok, South East Asia’s leading annual food processing and packaging exhibition.      The show offers four days of business talks with new customers, nursing of old contacts and networking with other Danish companies active in the market.…

Carlsberg Asia acquires brewery in China

Carlsberg Asia has acquired through its subsidiary Carlsberg Brewery Hong Kong Ltd. the entire share capital of the Chinese brewery Kunming Huashi Brewery Company Ltd. from the Zhejiang K.K. Group.The acquisition is subject to the approval of Chinese authorities. The brewery is situated in Kunming, the biggest city of the Yunnan province in the south…

Arla Food expanding with Lurpak Spreadable butter

The introduction of Lurpak Spreadable butter in South East Asia has significantly expanded Arla Foods markets in Singapore and Hong Kong. In Singapore, where the product was introduced five years ago, the growth has been 50 percent over the past three years.      The same trend is also seen in Malaysia and the Philippines, where the…