Infographic Nutrition Labelling on Pre-Packaged Food: Impact on Trade in ASEAN

In 2018, AFBA launched a study on the impacts of non-harmonised nutrition labelling on food businesses in the ASEAN market. The infographic presents the key findings from the report and the recommendations for a way forward for regulators and industry members.

ASEAN Food and Beverage Alliance (AFBA) Executive Board Meets with ASEAN Secretariat and BPJPH

On 22 November 2018, the AFBA Executive Board met with the ASEAN Secretariat and the Halal Product Assurance Organizing Agency (Badan Penyelenggara Jaminan Produk Halal, BPJPH), organised in conjunction with the AFBA Executive Board meeting held on 21 November 2018. Engagement with ASEAN SecretariatSince the conceptualisation of the ASEAN Economic...

Local Companies Urged to Gain Deeper Footing in Export Markets

By Azlan OthmanThis article by Azlan Othman, was published in the Borneo Bulletin on December 4 ,2018. LOCAL companies are encouraged to export more of their products to move forward, as Brunei is still heavily dependent on imports according to the national import statistics report for 2017.Purchases of several types of goods – notably agricultural,...

Harmonising Food Standards in ASEAN

By Teresa Lo and YiFan Jiang   This opinion editorial by Ms Teresa Lo, programme leader for the ASEAN Food and Beverage Alliance (AFBA), and Ms YiFan Jiang, Head of Science & Regulatory Affairs at Food Industry Asia (FIA), was published in the April 2018 edition of Foodbiz Asia. How will harmonising food standards benefit the ASEAN Food &...

ASEAN Food and Beverage Alliance (AFBA) Releases Report on Trade Impact of Non-Harmonised Nutrition Labelling in ASEAN

The launch of the “Nutrition Labelling on Prepackaged Food: Impact on Trade in ASEAN” report was held on 28 February 2018. The report was initiated by the ASEAN Food and Beverage Alliance (AFBA) with the support of Food Industry Asia (FIA), and focused on trade barriers in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for the prepackaged food...

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