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Egypt smashes wheat target, continues buying

By Eliot Beer

Egypt has exceeded its domestic wheat-buying target, paying farmers for more than 4.3m tonnes, but plans to keep purchasing wheat until the end of the season as reformers look to the future.

FSSAI returns to court in bid to reinstate Maggi ban

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FSSAI returns to court in bid to reinstate Maggi ban

By RJ Whitehead

In the latest twist in the long-drawn-out Maggi noodle saga, India’s food regulator has petitioned the Supreme Court to quash an earlier ruling to lift a ban on the popular instant noodles brand.

Saudi Arabia aims to eliminate domestic wheat production to safeguard its water supplies

Saudi minister slams bread wastage

By Eliot Beer

The Saudi minister of agriculture has criticised the high level of wasted bread in the country, saying 35% is thrown away, during the opening of a new US$218m flour mill in Al-Jamoum.

One of the biggest challenges was farmer resistance to the new system, Mondelez said

Egypt wheat farming scheme boosts harvests 10%

By Eliot Beer

An Egyptian wheat farming education programme from Mondelez and Care has seen farmers boost their wheat crops more than 10% each year, with some doubling their harvests.

Kellogg cereals will have health star ratings between 1.5 and 5

Kellogg Australia adopts health star ratings

By Kacey Culliney

Kellogg will run the voluntary health star rating system across its entire cereal range in Australia and New Zealand by the end of 2015, kick-starting with a handful of products in June.


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