Delivering appropriate food from farm to fork, safely and in time, is no mean feat in parts of the world with poor infrastructure and extreme weather conditions. It requires close cooperation between actors at every stage in the chain.
Skipjack tuna prices in Thailand have fallen 27% since mid-September due to good supply in canneries and low seasonal demand globally.
Indonesia’s president has urged the fertiliser industry to support food companies in working to achieve food security and broaden exports.
As Singapore’s National Environment Agency launches a campaign to curb food wastage, it was revealed that residents each dumped roughly 150kg of food last year.
Indian chilli prices have reached record highs, with prices in October up by 104% on the year due to tight supplies and rising demand.
All but one of India’s states and territories will be subject to the new National Food Security Act by March next year.
Indonesia’s forests are being ravaged by forest and peatland fires that are sparking a public health and environmental crisis – but how responsible is the palm oil industry?
A palm oil producer’s pledge to rehabilitate peatland in Indonesia will provide momentum for industry-wide change, it says.
Several US feed and grain organizations have come out in support of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
The US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) is focusing on promoting the quality of beef to South Korea
The United Nations (UN) is promoting the nutritional benefits of pulses through a year-long initiative.
Most of China’s nine major lysine manufacturers, which between them account for over 61% of the global market, are back up and running, but nearly all of them are still...
Fonterra has increased its payout forecast for the 2015/16 season on the back of a strong August to October performance.
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), the America-based agricultural processor, opened two feed ingredients plants in China last week as the country’s demand for food ingredients and animal nutrition continues to increase....
Provincial governors have been warned that they will be held accountable for any lapses in China’s food security strategy after the cabinet made them responsible for its enactment.
Cargill has filed an appeal in the Seoul High Court over claims it took part in an animal feed price fixing cartel in Korea.
NEC Corporation, the Japanese IT and networking technologies company, has developed a solution to analyse large-scale farming as part of a corporate programme to help increase agricultural efficiency.
Acacia gum seems to have it all – manufacturers say it’s clean-label, organic, sustainably sourced and provides income in developing countries. So why is industry not doing more to promote this?...
Fonterra has started production at its whole milk drying factory in Pahiatua (P3), New Zealand - the first of its kind to be built on an earthquake fault line.
Facing significant changes from increased environmental regulation, New Zealand’s livestock farmers should start to plan ahead, Rabobank has warned.
Stevia extracted from the leaf can be scaled up to compete with other methods – and is more in line with consumer perceptions of stevia’s naturalness, say researchers and industry....
Signature International, which already has a production facility built to European standards in the city of Nashik – 200 miles north of Mumbai – has plans to build 20 flatbread manufacturing...
Helping small-scale farmers and producers in developing countries to access the global marketplace can help to boost nutrition and development, say the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the...
China's appetite for fruit and vegetables, dairy and meat is expected to increase by 17% between 2015 and 2025, Rabobank claims, though the country’s cold chain system will struggle to...
Plandaí Biotechnology, Inc., a company that produces a line of extracts branded as Phytofare, has concluded a deal for the distribution of its ingredients in India.
This week has seen the launch of the world's first United Nations-backed standard for sustainable rice cultivation.