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The growing demand for boutique gin has seen a steady increase in Australian winemakers working on the side as distillers.
Chinese dairy Huishan is "taking legal advice" after the withdrawal of a food safety alert relating to a batch of its fresh milk.
Food security, nutrition and sustainable agriculture are vital to achieving the entire set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, FAO director-general José Graziano da Silva has warned.
Michelman has signed a distribution agreement with Syntax Technology, in Beijing, China, to sell its HP Indigo presses.
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A report on thebranded Indian rice industry has forecast strong growth in the segment as an increasingly less price-sensitive market continues its move away from preferring commodities to labels.
Jane Barnett, a Mintel analyst, looks at some of the most pressing current consumer trends in Asia-Pacific while bidding a not-so-fond farewell to the nutritional villains of the last year.