07 Jun 2023
--- The infrastructure collapse in the war-torn territory of Kherson, Ukraine, is flooding farmland around the Dnipro River and will complicate the access to wheat, maize and soybean crops and make harvesting impossible. The... Read More
05 Jun 2023
--- Heat waves that used to occur once per century now happen every six years in the Midwestern US and every 16 years in Northeastern China, according to a new study by researchers from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science... Read More
05 Jun 2023
--- To increase farmer access to crop inputs, financing and post-harvest storage, Corteva and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) have inked a partnership to help war-torn Ukraine agricultural workers.
02 Jun 2023
--- Food commodity prices declined in May amid significant drops in quotations for most cereals, vegetable oils and dairy products, reports the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The FAO Food Price... Read More
31 May 2023
--- The UK enters into a free trade agreement (FTA) with Australia and New Zealand today with a removal of tariffs on some F&B products predicted to unlock export opportunities. There has been a decline in exports from... Read More
30 May 2023
--- The overall rate of inflation at grocers reached 9% in the UK in May, flags the British Retail Consortium (BRC). Food inflation in Britain is showing signs of easing, but official data shows the cost of commodities such as... Read More
30 May 2023
--- Continuous rain spanning several days has prevented the normal ripening and harvesting of wheat in Henan, China’s top wheat-producing region, according to the country’s Ministry of Agriculture. This could lead to... Read More
29 May 2023
--- Stora Enso reveals that the strength of food systems hinges on industry collaboration and an overhaul of the packaging industry. The company’s latest report provides a call to action for the food industry to play its... Read More
24 May 2023
--- Taste and texture remain crucial in encouraging shopper retention, and stabilizers and texturizers are important pieces to this puzzle. Addressing the challenges of price and supply fluctuations of key ingredients like... Read More
18 May 2023
--- Just one day before the grain deal was due to expire, a two-month extension has been negotiated, which will allow Ukraine to export millions of tons of grain through the Black Sea despite the ongoing conflict with Russia.
16 May 2023
--- Several food organizations have signed a letter to the CEO of Nestlé UK and Ireland, pointing out that the way its new breakfast cereal inspired by the candy bar KitKat is marketed is “irresponsible.” The... Read More
16 May 2023
--- Authorities could run out the clock and let the Black Sea Grain Initiative end this Thursday, as Olga Trofimtseva, Ukraine’s foreign ministry ambassador-at-large, said yesterday there are no talks scheduled this week... Read More
08 May 2023
--- The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)’s Food Price Index has increased amid higher international quotations for sugar, meat and rice. According to the FAO’s latest figures, the benchmark index of global... Read More
04 May 2023
--- The European Commission (EC) has announced “exceptional and temporary preventative measures” to allow some nations to limit the import of foodstuffs coming from Ukraine and ease logistical bottlenecks.
26 Apr 2023
--- Keeping consumers educated about the monetary and social impact of reducing food waste is crucial to raising awareness about one of the key challenges facing F&B supply chains. Manufacturers are rescuing ingredients and... Read More
20 Apr 2023
--- Nestlé investors are calling on the company to rebalance its sales toward healthier products. The group of investors, coordinated by responsible investment NGO ShareAction, expressed their support for... Read More
17 Apr 2023
--- Cheap Ukrainian foodstuffs have destabilized Eastern European markets, moving Polish and Hungarian authorities to implement a swift ban on grain imports and oil crop seeds from the country. The restrictions will remain in... Read More
10 Apr 2023
--- Major airlines, airports and caterers are warning that EU animal agriculture rules are hampering their ability to recycle packaging and food waste and meet sustainability targets. The current regulation requires that all... Read More
05 Apr 2023
--- General Mills is launching new initiatives to support regenerative agriculture across key regions in California and the Northern Great Plains. The strategy will help secure supply for its organic brands and advance the goal... Read More
04 Apr 2023
--- Through climate niche modeling, new research has identified how forgotten food crops can diversify or replace major staple crops in sub-Saharan Africa by 2070 and benefit micronutrient supply. The study identified 58 crops,... Read More