20 Aug 2019
--- US multinational retail corporation Walmart and media platform BuzzFeed’s “Tasty” division have partnered to offer consumers “shoppable recipes.” The retailer invites shoppers to add the entire... Read More
19 Aug 2019
--- Advancements in agri-tech and sustainable supply chain management are contributing to the narrowing of yield gaps between organic and conventional farming. Within this market, players have invested in novel solutions that... Read More
13 Aug 2019
--- Rice and ancient grain miller, blender and packager Western Foods (WF) is to acquire the US operations of rice flour manufacturer American Sunny Foods. The deal will include business associated with operating a... Read More
05 Aug 2019
--- Laboratory equipment manufacturer Brabender is releasing a new viscometer, touted as being able to deliver rapid and straightforward measurements. ViscoQuick uses an integrated heating and cooling feature to reduce error... Read More
16 Jul 2019
--- US grain merchants ADM and Cargill have reached an agreement to exchange ownership of certain grain facilities in Indiana and Illinois. ADM will sell to Cargill its Illinois grain elevators located in Beardstown, Naples and... Read More
10 Jul 2019
--- Cargill is investing US$200 million to diversify its starches and sweeteners portfolio produced at its Krefeld, Germany site, by switching the processing facilities focus from corn to wheat. The move reflects changing market... Read More
17 May 2019
--- Glanbia Nutritionals highlighted its plant-nutrition portfolio at the recently held Vitafoods Europe, in Geneva. A particular showcase was the BevOat Low Viscosity launch, designed for ready-to-drink (RTD) beverages.... Read More
24 Apr 2019
--- Global food and agri-business Olam International has submitted a binding offer to acquire 100 percent equity ownership of Dangote Flour Mills Plc (DFM), a flour and pasta manufacturer in Nigeria, for an enterprise value of... Read More
19 Mar 2019
--- Swiss foodstuffs company Hochdorf generated a net sales revenue of CHF561 million (US$561 million) in 2018 (a decrease of 6.6 percent compared to previous year) and has warned on the company’s exposure amid changes to... Read More
26 Feb 2019
--- A new UK-based survey into the sugar and salt content of breakfast cereals aimed towards children claims that many products have “alarmingly high” levels. This is at odds with the UK Government’s daily... Read More
14 Feb 2019
--- Seed technology company Equinom has launched its unique patented sesame variety to open opportunities for the cultivation of sesame. The company has developed high-yield sesame seeds that provide an advanced nutritional... Read More
13 Dec 2018
--- GoodMills Innovation is set to launch two wholegrain innovations next year. The first is a rutin-rich Tartary buckwheat line of products, called RutinX, while the White Gold range includes a high fiber wholegrain... Read More
22 Oct 2018
--- The Döhler Group is to acquire a majority stake in Nutrafood S.r.l., in a move the company says marks a “milestone” toward achieving a leading position in the plant-based nutrition segment. Nutrafood's... Read More
17 Aug 2018
--- Laboratory tests commissioned by US activists Environmental Working Group (EWG), have revealed that glyphosate – the active herbicide in Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller used in commercialized agriculture all over... Read More
17 Aug 2018
--- The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) has published a detailed description of the genome of bread wheat, the world’s most widely cultivated crop in the international journal Science. This work... Read More
05 Jul 2017
--- Nestlé Breakfast Cereals, made by Cereal Partners Worldwide (UK), are set to reduce a further 10 percent of sugar content across its cereal range by the end of 2018. The move will see around 225 million fewer... Read More
07 Apr 2017
--- More and more people don’t eat at home but rather while leaving the office, on the way to the day-care center, or before the gym, which means that the demand for healthy food on the go is increasing. No matter the raw... Read More
23 Feb 2017
--- Kashi introduced Chewy Nut Butter Bars – the second line of products in its growing Certified Transitional portfolio – which joins Dark Cocoa Karma Shredded Wheat Biscuits, the company's best-performing... Read More
08 Feb 2017
--- According to a new study by Action on Sugar and Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH) at Queen Mary University of London, published by the journal Public Health Nutrition, the salt content of popular breakfast cereals... Read More
31 Jan 2017
--- Cereal giant Weetabix has announced a £30 million (US$37 million) capital investment program across its British manufacturing sites which will create a new production capacity by 2018 to keep pace with increasing sales... Read More