Plus: Doubling of processed food sales responsible for Indian packaging growth; Coca-Cola to train 350k grocery students with emphasis on food safety; and Market update: Herbs and spices.
Greenpeace activists are blocking palm oil imports from Malaysian trader IOI at Rotterdam harbour in protest at the firm's involvement in forest destruction, peatland fires and use of child labour.
A chicken supplier in Thailand may open a lawsuit against a non-governmental organisation (NGO) over alleged claims of human trafficking.
The AI Group has disputed claims from consumer group CHOICE that its confectionery members are ignoring the country’s health star labeling system.
More than 20 farmers from ‘Eua Island in Tonga recently graduated from the first school in the Pacific to teach young farmers how to grow and sell more food with certified training.
New Zealand’s Fonterra Co-operative Group has announced a 65% increase in net profit after tax to NZ$834m ($604m) for the financial year ended July 31, 2016.
There is concern about the considerable variance in the recommended consumption levels of infant formula and follow-on formula in Asia and questions over the amount of protein they are required to contain, an international conference has heard.
The US has challenged China through the World Trade Organization (WTO) regarding government support of wheat, corn and rice.
Coca-Cola Amatil has unveiled its Keri juice manufacturing plant: the largest in New Zealand and with the ability to produce 800,000 bottles a day.