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Insect feed producer, AgriProtein, has announced a licensing deal with its Australian partner, Twynam Group, that it said will see 20 insect feed factories being rolled out across Australasia.
Sumitomo Chemical is building a methionine manufacturing facility on the island of Shikoku in Japan.
Australia’s newest distillery start-up has been using crowdfunding to bring to market a dry gin made from a wealth of local botanicals developed with the help of Scottish whisky master...
The fifth IFCN Regional Workshop was held recently in Anand, India, with 50 experts from various backgrounds in the dairy industry contributing.
Hilton Food Group is to build a new meat processing facility in Australia, to expand its packing capabilities.
The maker of Planta specialty teas will tap into German wholesale giant Metro’s cash-and-carry network in India.
Nestlé will donate 10,000 coconut plantlets to 2,000 farmers and develop two model coconut farms to demonstrate best growing practices.
Dubai-based Amira Nature Foods, which manufactures packaged Indian specialty rice, is now one of only a select few Indian companies allowed to export rice to China after they were granted...
Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has sold its stake in GrainCorp Limited soon after separately reopening its oilseed processing facility in Chornomorsk in the Ukraine.
Australian dairy co-operative Murray Goulburn and Mead Johnson Nutrition have scrapped an agreement signed in March to supply infant formula to Asia.
Ingredion has completed the acquisition of Shandong Huanong Specialty Corn Development in China from Pingyuan County Juyuan State-Owned Asset Management for an undisclosed sum.
Chinese protein investment major Sino Agro Food Industries’ fisheries subsidiary has been approved for a CNY250m (US$36.3m) loan to expand its operations.
Cargill has pooled its resources across a range of divisions to open its first innovation centre in Asia, which employs some 50 researchers, nutritionists and chefs.
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...
Oyster baskets that improve farming efficiency while growing a higher quality product are helping an Australian company penetrate international markets.
One of China’s biggest traditional pork processors is crediting its repackaged ‘no starch’ ham sausages for strong growth in the company’s sales.
When I speak to Fonterra’s Hamish Gowans, he had just been asked by a potential customer if the cows that produce the milk for the New Zealand dairy ingredients co-operative...
3D printed meat technology could be the “next big advancement” for the protein industry, according to a research paper published by Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA).
Cargill has begun work to expand its poultry processing operations in central Thailand at a cost of US$50m.
A sustainable farming company is building one of the world’s largest privately-owned pomegranate gene banks to help revive the potentially lucrative industry Down Under.
Amnesty International has uncovered “systemic” cases of child labour and labour rights abuses in Indonesian palm oil plantations operated by Wilmar, tracing the palm oil back to firms including Nestlé,...
Abu Dhabi state investment vehicle Mubadala may make two food-supply investments worth up to US$200m to Russia’s food sector.
Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund has made a rare foray into into the food industry after concluding a deal to buy half of Adeptio Holdings, which recently acquired a 67%...
An illegal yet sophisticated meat processing ring in greater Auckland has been shut down after a raid orchestrated by New Zealand’s Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).
American trade authorities are investigating a claim brought by an artificial sweetener that Chinese companies are infringing its patented manufacturing methods.