All news articles for August 27, 2014

China's most prominent food scandals so far this year

China

China's most prominent food scandals so far this year

By RJ Whitehead

There is absolutely no doubt that the Chinese authorities are doing everything they can to bring the country's food industry to order, but they are facing a daunting task. We take a look at best-known scandals that have rocked consumers so far this...

It is too early to praise industry for Thai prawn slavery meeting

Insight

It is too early to praise industry for Thai prawn slavery meeting

By Marta Kasztelan

When in June of this year, British newspaper The Guardian published a damning report tracing fishmeal that it claimed had been caught by workers kept in slave-like conditions, a public relations storm seemed to have broken loose.

PepsiCo to double investment in Indian snacks

India

PepsiCo to double investment in Indian snacks

By RJ Whitehead

PepsiCo chairman Indra Nooyi has pledged to double the company’s investment in its Indian food processing operation to add to the sizeable sums it has already spent in the country.

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