Kerry Group has cemented its long-standing ties with India by contributing €500,000 to fund a new wing at the Noon Hospital and Research Centre in Rajasthan, India, as part of a five-year support programme.
Olam International launched a new sustainable and traceable sourcing system, AtSource, which Group CEO Sunny Verghese said will help the global agri-business company in “changing the sector and changing the world”.
A severe shortage of salt in Indonesia, which has led to local food firms having to ration the ingredient in order to maintain production, looks like it has received a shot in the arm with President Joko Widodo stepping in to resolve the saga.
Tackling illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing could be more effective at creating a more sustainable industry than curtailing overall catches, according to a recently-published research paper that highlighted advances made in Indonesia.
Philippine activists opposing the cultivation of Golden Rice — which is biofortified to address vitamin A deficiency — have been accused of ‘shameful’ behaviour in trying to halt a ‘life-changing’ innovation.
Saudi Arabia’s dairy industry is set for a major shake-up with the National Agricultural Development Co. (NADEC), part owned by the sovereign wealth fund, set to acquire the Danone venture in the country.
Australia’s largest organic certification agency, Australian Organic, has branded the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources’ proposal for the mandatory fungicide spraying of some imported crop seeds as a threat to jobs, growth and investment.
Seven years after a tsunami wiped out a nuclear reactor in Fukushima, causing widespread radiation contamination in a largely agricultural region, the prefecture continues to struggle in getting crucial overseas markets to accept its produce.
The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF), a charity working to protect the environment and human rights, has detailed what it claims is the shocking extent of illegal fishing and human trafficking by the Taiwanese fish industry.