September/October 2022 issue


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Sloane’s wins with butcher-style meat products

Sloane’s high-quality curated butcher-style products have been a hit with Thai customers, even during the pandemic. Here’s why, writes PAYUNGSAK WIRIYABUNDITKUL. 

Haofood aims for taste and accessibility

Shanghai’s Haofood says it has created the world’s first plant-based chicken alternative made from peanut protein, making meat alternatives even more accessible and palatable to people, writes MELIYANA.

Business adaptability in challenging times

As we approach the three-year mark of the pandemic, we see many businesses adapting.
For Sloane’s in Thailand, its main growth has been online because it has its own website and can easily adapt when needed. Consumers have realized how easy and seamless purchase and delivery are. “If a customer wants to have a customized product, we work with them to produce it and that helps us grow,” said CEO Joe Sloane. While bacon and sausages have been its base range, beef is the rising star.
In India, home chefs, outdoor parties and Covid-19 cooking challenges have got more urban Indians experimenting with pork, offering business opportunities.  
In Vietnam, Covid-19 impacted consumer income, leading to a drop in consumption of premium meat. To create brand awareness, An Loc is participating in One Commune One Product (OCOP), a national program that nominates specialties across the country. Being OCOP certified helps the company enhance its market visibility. 
As we prepare for a post-pandemic world, one thing is for sure – change is the only constant and adaptability opens new doors for business.

The management of paradox:
Capturing lessons from Covid-19

MICHAEL O’KEEFE’s focus now shifts to execution issues, in particular the balance between centralised and decentralised structures. 

Targeting consumers with local taste and convenience

Seafood exporters who are looking for alternative markets in Asia need to set their companies apart from intense competition. Some exporters are focusing on taste and flavor, convenience and health benefits, writes HA THU.

Asian Meat Summit headlines technology, innovation and consumer behavior

The Asian Meat Summit that Asian Agribiz presented alongside ProPak Asia 2022 in June in Bangkok, Thailand focused on the evolving nature of the meat processing and alternative protein sectors in Asia. 

Exhibitors at ProPak Asia address industry challenges 

An array of advanced technologies and solutions in manufacturing, processing, and packaging was seen at ProPak Asia 2022 in Bangkok, Thailand.

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