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Toyo’s most expensive rice record a nod to TPP uncertainty

Japan’s Toyo Rice Corporation has secured a world record for selling the world’s most expensive rice after a limited quantity of its super-premium grains were made available earlier this year through its web site.

International Sweeteners Association fights back against highly-critical research review

The International Sweeteners Association (ISA) has hit back at what it claims are the “misleading conclusions” of a review into sweetener industry-funded research which alleged widespread bias .

Indian firm Arjuna to launch 'one shot' high-concentrate Omega-3 product

Indian firm Arjuna Natural Extracts is launching a high-concentrate, "one shot", 90% omega-3 supplement derived from sardines.

Busy Aussies don’t leave breakfast drinks just for brekkie

The meal that is widely considered to be the most important of the day is regularly missed by almost a quarter of Australians—though few have time for breakfast-in-the-bottle alternatives.

'Sound science' vital to boost faith in Asia's functional foods and supplements

Asia’s functional foods and supplements industry needs to stop making unfounded health claims, while also better educating policy makers about the sound science behind its reputable products.

Sports nutrition and healthy ageing will fuel China's industry growth

The rise of China’s functional food and dietary supplement industry is continuing to outstrip overall economic growth, and will continue to do so with sports nutrition and goods for the elderly likely to drive future increases.

Australian meat bodies clash over data criticism

The war of words between Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) and the Australian Beef Association (ABA) has escalated, following criticism of the MLA’s Eastern Young Cattle Indicator (EYCI).

Gulf countries breached Australian slaughter rules for Eid sacrifices

Australian livestock exporters have identified unapproved supply chains in use in the Middle East over the recent Eid al Adha festival of sacrifice.

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