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Fonterra and Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) are in the final stages of developing an online tool, Agrigate, designed to help farmers improve their farm performance by using their existing data.
Brazilian meatpacker BRF plans to capitalise its new halal subsidiary OneFoods and may look to raise funds via a stock market flotation.
Chr. Hansen is looking to expand its animal nutrition portfolio in Asia Pacific (APAC) markets.
Japan’s biggest beer firm Asahi is weighing up further European acquisitions following last year’s two bumper deals with AB InBev.
Vegemite will return to Australia after its American parent agreed to sell most of its regional grocery business, including the iconic yeast spread, to Bega Cheese.
The world of produce certification has shifted considerably in recent years, with a raft of new sustainability marks entering the market and “raising the benchmark of what is happening on...
Coca-Cola South Pacific’s summer campaign for Fuze Tea will focus on matching the ice tea with food and social occasions in Australia.
Treasury Wine Estates has won a landmark legal dispute in Beijing over its right to use the Chinese transliteration as a brand name for its flagship Penfolds wine.
Tropical red seaweed, G. changii, can become an important functional food ingredient and is a prime crop for large-scale commercial farming, according to new research from Malaysia.
Cross-border online shopping by Chinese consumers has surged this year, with half a dozen Australian brands making particular headway after putting in a strong performance on Alibaba Group’s Tmall Global e-commerce...
Roha has acquired the Italian flavour manufacturing group Essential.
Nestlé has laid the foundation stone of a new manufacturing facility at its factory in Pannala, Kurunegala, Sri Lanka.
Nestlé is to acquire Caravan Marketing Company SAE, the Egyptian instant coffee company behind the Bonjorno brand, eyeing up the ‘rapidly growing’ soluble coffee segment in the country.
New protocols aim to reform shrimp aquaculture, address feed ingredient use, says consultant.
McDonald’s will sell 80% of its mainland China and Hong Kong businesses for US$1.7bn to a Chinese state-owned conglomerate and an American private equity firm.
Aptamil, one of Danone’s infant formula brands sold in 45 countries, has been launched in India, with the company saying it plans to produce local supply at the company’s Lalru,...
One of the world’s largest exporters of poultry BRF – which operates a factory in the UK – has launched a subsidiary to target the growing halal processed foods market...
Chinese supplier BGG’s has won EU novel foods approval for two astaxanthin forms through its new European HQ in Lugano, Switzerland.
Japan's long-held tradition of celebrating Christmas with KFC has lifted poultry farmers after the industry culled half a million birds in November and December 2016 following a bird flu outbreak.
The first stage of Blue Lake Dairy Group’s A$65m (US$48.8m) processing plant at Tantanoola in South Australia has been officially opened.
Mondelēz has introduced Cadbury Dairy Milk Silk Oreo to the Indian market after enjoying success with choco-bakery brands in other markets.
An international consortium backed by a Gulf sovereign wealth fund has agreed to buy Turkey’s biggest poultry producer in a half-billion-dollar deal fuelled by a desire to expand into halal...
There have been changes at Australian formula makers Bellamy’s as CEO Laura McBain has stepped down and been immediately replaced with former COO Andrew Cohen taking over in a temporary...
Cadbury owner Mondelēz International has agreed to pay $13m to settle action brought by US authorities accusing it of breaching foreign trade rules when upgrading a factory in India.
Singapore food and drink holding company Commonwealth Capital has opened a new $70m production and logistics base in the City State.