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Mars Incorporated has opened a pre-competitive research and training facility in China to address food safety.
The European Union (EU) will make a decision on whether to ban fish imports from Thailand by December, while the EU gave out ‘yellow cards’ for illegal fishing to Comoros and Taiwan.
Quorn Foods has been sold to Filipino branded consumer goods company Monde Nissin for £550M, ending months of speculation.
Nestlé Pakistan has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS), Lahore.
Evonik has revealed it is planning further expansion at its methionine production site in Singapore.
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The growing demand for boutique gin has seen a steady increase in Australian winemakers working on the side as distillers.