Regional analysis and information from the foodservice industry in the Asia Pacific
The recent slew of bad news stories in the media concerning food quality and safety in China have portrayed an eroding consumer trust towards the foodservice industry and the Chinese government. But there are key companies in China leading the way and addressing the problem, reports Timothy Neesham
For Western consumers it’s an unnerving sight; a glossy black bun with tar-like cheese oozing from the sides, topped with a dash of squid-ink injected garlic sauce. Yet, in Japan, these limited edition burgers have proved a successful marketing stunt
Nothing says I love you like a Big Mac. And, in Hong Kong, McDonalds fanatics can combine their love of a happy meal with their happy ever after.
While growing up in suburban Adelaide Eugenio Maiale was never far from his Italian roots at mealtimes. Here he tells Andy McLean how that influenced his successful Sydney restaurants