Regional analysis and information from the foodservice industry in the Asia Pacific

Is it time for India’s supermarket sweep?

Inside Bharti Walmart's Best Price Modern Wholesale Store As India Eases Rules on Foreign Retailers

Two years since the Indian government changed the country’s strict retail laws, the presence of Western supermarkets in the sector remains small. Helen Roxburgh looks at why that might be set to change

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Vicky Lau named Asia’s top female chef

Lau opened Tate Dining Rooms in Hong Kong in 2012

Vicky Lau, the celebrated chef owner of Hong Kong’s French-inspired fine-dining restaurant Tate Dining Rooms in Hong Kong has been named the Veuve Cliquot Asia’s Best Female Chef for 2015

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Kerala alcohol ban watered down

Tourism in Kerala has been thrown a lifeline as government accounces changes to its prohibition plans

Bar, shops and hotel owners in the Southern Indian state of Kerala will breathe a sigh of relief this month as the government announces it will dilute its controversial alcohol ban

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Trade shows in 2015

What has Asia Pac got in store next year?

Toni Clarke FCSI and Clara Pi FCSI, both from the Asia Pacific Division, look ahead to two key events for the region in 2015

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