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Syngenta sees acquisition unlocking additional opportunities in Asia-Pac

SWISS agro-chemical giant Syngenta is eyeing additional opportunities in the Asia-Pacific after the completion of the acquisition by state-owned ChemChina, said a senior executive on Thursday as the group opened a new Seedcare Institute in Singapore. "We believe that within Asia-Pacific, and particularly within China, it should unlock additional opportunities for us in terms of our growth ambitio...

Turning soya bean waste into a medium for yeast to grow on

Instead of sending 30,000kg of soya bean residue produced here to the dump each year, why not use it to cultivate yeast - one of the world's most versatile microorganisms - some local scientists asked two years ago. Now, those scientists have found the way to do just that. They have developed a method that turns soya bean residue - left over from, for example, soya milk and tofu production - int...

China Star Food ends high on debut trading

China Star Food Group made an impressive debut on its first day of trading on the Catalist board yesterday. The stock opened at 23 cents and ended the day 26 per cent higher at 29 cents with about 24.59 million shares changing hands. The Chinese firm, which makes sweet potato snacks, listed on the secondary board of the Singapore Exchange (SGX) after completing a $168 million reverse takeover of...

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The 13th THAIFEX – World of Food Asia is one of the key events in Asia for the Food and Beverage sector. The annual event will span across 7 halls, over 80,000 sqm in 2016, with an outreach of 35,000 international buyers and 1,675 exhibitors from 33 countries.
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