FoodPacific Manufacturing Journal
Health & nutrition: We're born with unique physical traits, mental abilities, even susceptibility to particular diseases and conditions based on our genetic makeup. The quality of nutrition that was afforded us from the moment of our conception right into later years of childhood has also partly shaped what we have become. In her article Keeping infants healthy, our correspondent Pearly Neo gathers scientific references examining the significance of early life nutrition on growth and development. She mentions how crucial it is to ensure that early life nutrition is given not only sufficient, but also educated and competent attention.
Innovation: In the March 2018 issue, we published Innovation Management, an article written by Dr. Miflora Gatchalian of Quality Partners Inc. in the Philippines. This month, we give you the second installment to that report which focuses on how to stay competitive.
Sustainability: Forum for the Future, a non-profit group helping organisations across the globe create a more sustainable future, published the The Feed Behind Our Food report where it explains the need for food industry stakeholders to be more deeply involved in the animal feed sector. Turn to page 14 to know your part in this scheme.
Craft beer: There are a number of craft brewers in the Philippines, but only one in the scenic province of Palawan. Palaweño Brewery’s story is no different from other craft brewers’ – they started small and just kept growing. Owners Ayah Javier and Malu Lauengco tell us all about their popular brews that reach consumers as far as the US.
Ingredients: In Indonesia, we profile Tereos with input from Maya Devi, the company’s Director of Sales and Marketing. Tereos is a starch producer that pioneered corn wet milling in the country.
Read this and more in the latest issue of FoodPacific Manufacturing Journal.