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.
The opportunities for can growth are tremendous in China, according to Tim Donahue,president, COO, Crown Holdings, but ‘the issue there is capacity and pricing’.
Companies are increasingly demanding certified palm oil using criteria that are stricter than current RSPO standards – does the mean the RSPO certification is in danger of becoming irrelevant?
Mars Food, the owner of Uncle Ben’s, has announced the first global standard for sustainable rice in partnership with the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP).
American fast-food operator Yum! Brands will separate into two independent, publicly-traded companies—one of which will consist of its entire China operation.
Global online retail giant the Alibaba Group has appointed a UK md to run its UK office, as part of plans to expand its business empire into Europe and facilitate...
Feed manufacturers will benefit from cheaper folic acid (vitamin B9) prices in Q4 as prices in China plunged 37.5% in August, said market intelligence firm CCM.
Investment opportunities in the CBD space continue to abound despite the regulatory uncertainties, the director of a Boulder-based fund says.
Chinese farmers are increasingly taking to the internet to boost their income from their harvests.
The long-awaited tax reform which will see the introduction of GST will be implemented from April 1, 2016, the official leading the preparations has announced.
Danone has dismissed allegations its Indonesian subsidiary encouraged health professionals in the country to promote its infant formula products.
In a move to placate farmers worried about the impact of increased imports as a result of the recently agreed Trans-Pacific Partnership free-trade agreement, Japan will be allowed to return...
Increasing meat consumption in China is leading the country to abandon its aims of food self-sufficiency.
As China’s meat production industrializes, feed grain demand will jump significantly, and will require the Asian giant to source feedstocks, particularly maize, on the international market, forecasts Price Waterhouse Cooper...
Food security has become less urgent for Middle East states, but many are still pursuing “macro food sovereignty” policies to ensure long-term supply, according to a SOAS academic.
Food labelling and ethical certification aren’t as effective as we think - for a sustainable food chain, small and medium businesses need to team up with social scientists to create...
The European Union (EU) will make a decision on whether to ban fish imports from Thailand by December, while the EU gave out ‘yellow cards’ for illegal fishing to Comoros...
Evonik has revealed it is planning further expansion at its methionine production site in Singapore.
AsiaInspection has released an authoritative white paper on modern-day slavery, a practice which the auditing and inspection company called “a highly disturbing reality that is woven into nearly every supply...
Food security, nutrition and sustainable agriculture are vital to achieving the entire set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, FAO director-general José Graziano da Silva has warned.
Fonterra has increased its farm gate milk price (FGMP) forecast for the 2015/16 season following a recent lift in global dairy prices.
With three out of 10 food industry jobs becoming vacant each year in Thailand, companies face a significant challenge in finding staff, and then retaining them in an employees' market.
Australia’s meat exports to the Middle East are booming, up 11% year-on-year in 2014-15 and up 5% in the first six months of this fiscal year alone, according to the...
Concerns are mounting within China’s sweeteners industry over the risk of Chinese sucralose becoming a target for an anti-dumping investigation by the US or EU, according to industry sources.