Australia’s leading honey manufacturer, Capilano, will form a jointly-owned apiary business with New Zealand health foods company Comvita based on a memorandum of understanding between the two companies.
Fonterra is in discussions to close its Kaikoura cheese-making site in New Zealand, with 22 full-time jobs at risk.
Common customs space with Russia and Kazakhstan has almost killed off poultry farming in Kyrgyzstan, according to a report from the chairman of the country’s Union of Poultry Farmers, Rustam...
South Korea’s government will provide more support to farmers and food manufacturers to achieve its goal of exporting US$8.1bn in food and agriculture products this year.
Japan must look to the Middle East or Brunei in a bid improve its halal provision in time for the 2020 Olympics, the country’s foreign affairs ministry has said.
RSPO has introduced a voluntary extension to its criteria for companies that exceed the certification body’s principles for sustainably grown palm oil.
Having mapped the Indonesian palm oil supply chain for the last two years, the world’s second biggest oil palm plantation company, Golden Agri-Resources, says it can now trace its annual...
Environmental groups have welcomed the decision by Indonesia’s second-biggest oil palm grower to pledge to move away from deforestation a year after it hit headlines amid accusations of environmental destruction...
Hong Kong and Macau are the latest destinations to have been added to Hannan Meats’ growing portfolio of international markets.
A survey has outlined the decline of the traditional butcher against against a fall in the number of meat-eaters, with the proportion of Australians buying their fresh meat from a...
Veolia Water Technologies has won a contract with Bacchus to design and build two wastewater treatment plants in Tianjin and Chengdu, China.
Thailand has been earmarked as a potential processing and distribution hub for Western Australian live cattle exports, according to a government report on trade opportunities in south-east Asia.
The gulf between wholesale and retail prices for vegetables continues to increase far beyond traditional Indian levels, according to an Assocham study.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will not oppose the proposed acquisition of Power Plastics by a subsidiary of Pact Group Holdings.
Australian agrifood business TasFood Limited is planning a takeover of the family-owned, Tasmanian chicken producer Nichols Poultry.
Thailand’s industry ministry has advised small- and medium-sized food manufacturers to target Myanmar, which has ben witnessing a significant rise in imports from its eastern neighbour.
Indonesia’s byzantine personal and corporate registration processes are putting off overseas food and beverage investors, according to the industry’s representative body.
Increasingly strict environmental rules and rising manufacturing wages in China coupled with declining prices is sending ripples across the vitamin and mineral industry. We ask the president of Dutch multinational...
Two Russian companies plan to create a pig breeding cluster in the far east of the country within the next five years, designed to have a capacity for 1.2 million...
Japanese manufacturer Yamazaki Baking has increased its bread sales in the past year despite the impact of cost-conscious consumers and rising raw material prices.
Dutch ingredients producer Barentz International has established a new joint distribution venture in Iran with Future Way Holding, to tap into the formerly-restricted market.
Coca-Cola India's bottling arm Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages has confirmed it has suspended manufacturing at its Kaladera plant in Rajasthan, while media reports suggest other plants in Andhra Pradesh and Meghalaya...
A high-protein feed made from salmon and tuna trimmings has shown promise in a three-year trial at a Queensland-based prawn farm, its manager says.
Palm oil officials in Malaysia have hit out at what they call an “elitist media bias” in a BBC report on mangrove deforestation.
The soda industry has vigorously defended itself against claims it is “borrowing a page from the tobacco industry playbook” by trying to spread its products in low- and middle-income countries.