Asia will remain the biggest engine of growth in the grocery market with sales expected to exceed Europe and North America combined within five years, according to new forecasts.
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Australian dairy co-operative Murray Goulburn and Mead Johnson Nutrition have scrapped an agreement signed in March to supply infant formula to Asia.
British food firm Chaucer has been sold to Japanese manufacturer Nagatanien in a £102.8m (€122.8m) deal which the freeze-dried food manufacturer says will help it expand into the US and Asia.
A project in Australia’s Northern Territory is to trial giving anaemic children rapid iron infusions before they are discharged from hospital in an attempt to reduce the risk of ongoing iron deficiency.
Japan has confirmed a third outbreak of avian flu in as many days, prompting the cull of thousands of farmed birds in the north of the country.
The key to growing Australia's export market is greater collaboration among farmers in its agri-sector, according to a report by leading researchers.
One of China’s biggest traditional pork processors is crediting its repackaged ‘no starch’ ham sausages for strong growth in the company’s sales.