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.
Scientists have identified two microorganisms that can build bigger and more resilient feed crops, potentially boosting farmers’ bottom lines by millions of dollars.
EU regulation is confusing but with growing consumer demand, it's still an attractive market. FoodNavigator spoke to five companies about the challenges of selling insects in Europe.
A ‘Smart Wine Bottle’ is being used to help a wine company ensure its authentic products are reaching consumers in China, rather than counterfeit goods.
Though 85% of grapes for the 2015 vintage were harvested at a loss, Australian winemakers have been applauding a small increase in average wine grape prices over the last year.
Thai fishermen prolong strike after government impounds vessels
Nestlé is investing $120m in a 175,000m² manufacturing facility in Dubai to produce Nescafé coffee and Maggi products, creating 400 jobs.
El Niño 2015 is underway and set to hit wheat, coffee and sugar cane production leading to volatile prices, warns a Rabobank report.
US agribusiness giant, Cargill, has opened an animal nutrition technology application center (TAC) in Hebei, China, which it said incurred an investment of $6.2 million
Some US$20m is urgently needed to support farmers in earthquake-hit Nepal and stave off the threat of prolonged food insecurity facing an estimated one million people, the Food and Agriculture...
Heinz has apologised to a consumer in Germany after he scanned a QR code on a ketchup bottle and it took him to a porn website.
US winning in game of catch up with trans fats, say Aussie grocers
China to bolster import regulations after spate of substandard imports
India’s diabetes rate has jumped 123% since 1990
China is still one of the biggest markets for vision systems, says EVT (Eye Vision Technology) as it launches the EyeScan 3D for its image processing software.
Scandal around payments by New Zealand to a Saudi animal importer deepened, as details of an additional US$3.4m transfer emerged, allegedly to prevent a lawsuit.
Indian authorities are considering whether to ban the sale of baby food and other supplements at pharmacies as retailers look on in horror.
Europe needs to be educated on ‘unbleached’ yellow konjac, says Indonesian supplier with sulphur safety concerns.
Indonesia has ambitious plans to add value to its seaweed industry – but its success could depend on the outcome of an ongoing tug-of-war between industry and government.
Maggi controversy rages on while Maharashtra reviews test results
Blackmores, the leading supplement brand in Australia, has taken the unusual step of sending a company representative on a two week-long trip to verify the sustainability practices of Aker BioMarine,...
Mondelez International is on track to meet its goal of sourcing 100% traceable palm oil by the end of the year after reaching 70% traceability in 2014, says global director...
Nestlé Middle East has lost around US$220m in the last three years due to regional conflicts, but insists it will not withdraw from troubled markets.
Current weather patterns in Southeast Asia reinforce meteorologists’ belief that a strong El Niño is already taking place, but still the rice market is indifferent, says a leading rice researcher....
Adept Technology has received an order of more than $1m for its Lynx autonomous intelligent vehicles (AIVs).
Not long in office, Indonesian president Joko Widodo plans to grow rice production by 30% each year—a sum that is vitally necessary for the country to be self-sufficient in rice...