Business in Asia: Food & Beverage news

Norwegian Seafood Council’s March value reached all time high

The value of Norwegian seafood exports reached an all-time high in March than in 2021. The March volume pulled the amount for the first three months of the year up to NOK 27.7 billion. This first-quarter amount was, however, still slightly less than the same period last year. “Norwegian seafood exports have had a solid…

Danish expert doubts China’s ‘space rice’ will mutate beneficially

Chinese scientists have recently planted rice that has received radiation from space. The hope is that it can lead to the development of new species of rice plants. Danish expert doubt that the experiment will have an effect, and the probability of a beneficial mutation is even less, Danish media TV2 News reports.  In December,…

Thai Chef and Danish husband buy legendary Hot Dog stand and add Thai food to the menu

Pinda Frost and her Danish husband Niels Frost have bought the legendary Hot dog stand at Vejgaard Torv in the Northern Danish city of Aalborg and renamed it ‘Bangkok Kitchen’. 49-year-old Pinda Frost is originally from Thailand and had a restaurant in Bangkok for 18 years. After moving to Denmark in 2016, she worked at…

Carlsberg to reduce production capacity in Myanmar as beer consumption declines

Several foreign firms face the fallout of the escalating tumult in Myanmar including the Danish brewer Carlsberg. According to AFP, Carlsberg has stated that the company has no contracts with the new authorities in Myanmar but due to a decline in beer consumption in the country, the brewer plans to reduce production capacity. Carlsberg employs…

Twins from Danish TV 2 series ‘Anders & Torben’ to open a restaurant in Thailand 

The twins Anders and Torben Petersen, known from the Danish TV2 series ‘Anders & Torben’ have embarked on a new adventure of opening a restaurant in Thailand. Or at least one of the twins has, but just like everything they do in life, they do it together so the other twin will most likely join…

Swedish Oatly partners with Yeo’s for $30M Asia oat milk factory in Singapore

Oatly, the Swedish oat milk producer, and Yeo Hiap Seng (Yeo’s) the Asian heritage beverage giant have joined a long-term partnership to manufacture Oatly’s famous plant-based oat milk in Singapore.  According to local media Green Queen, Oatly and Yeo’s have invested $30 million together for equipment and facilities and the Senoko Way-based plant will begin…

Serving Love 2021 Fundraising for SOS Hua Hin event was a success

Serving love by Sang Foundation for Hua Hin SOS fundraising was a success. A sunny day welcomed everyone throughout the day along with fun filled activities.The event took place at L’occitan restaurant in Hua Hin on Saturday 27 March 2021 Started off with Khun Mutsumi Adachi, the organizer of the event, who in her welcome…

The Philippines bans import of poultry products from Denmark and Sweden

The Department of Agriculture (DA) in the Philippines have put a ban on poultry imports from countries including Denmark and Sweden as well as pork products from Malaysia due to reported cases of the avian virus and African swine fever (ASF), local media Phill Star reports. In addition, the DA also issued a ban on…

Taste the Nordic Spring Flavors at FINDS Hong Kong

The Nordic restaurant FINDS in Hong Kong invites to experience the Nordic spring flavors. FINDS has prepared an Authentic Signature Menu “The Nordic Journey” Spring Edition. Inspired by five of the region’s countries, the menu will showcase the Nordic spirit in every detail, including signature dishes from Denmark, Norway, Iceland, Finland and Sweden, complemented with…