05 Aug 2020
--- Farmers are set to receive a growing number of requests to share data from governments and companies who are increasingly relying on data analysis for policymaking and strategy. This is underscored by RaboResearch, the... Read More
29 Jul 2020
--- Post Consumer Brands and Dunkin’ are launching two new cereals made with Dunkin’ coffee, set to roll out in the US next month. The Post cereals – Dunkin’ Caramel Macchiato and Mocha Latte – were... Read More
25 Jun 2020
--- A new report published by the United Nations (UN) calls upon governments and other actors to undertake urgent measures to radically transform food systems, to ensure endemic food security and nutrition. This comes ahead of... Read More
25 Jun 2020
--- PepsiCo and Corteva Agriscience are spearheading industry’s first sequencing of the complete oat genome for use in open-source applications. The partnership now seeks to leverage this research to advance the resiliency... Read More
17 Jun 2020
--- French producer of farmed insects Ÿnsect has become the first company in the world to obtain certification and marketing approval for a natural fertilizer made from insect by-products. Authorization for the fertilizer... Read More
04 Jun 2020
--- Farmer sentiment in relation to the pandemic improved slightly in May after falling sharply in both March and April, according to the Ag Economy Barometer launched by Purdue University and agriculture commodities marketplace... Read More
15 May 2020
--- Swiss Bühler Group and Canada-based Premier Tech (PT) are evolving their joint venture (JV) in China into a new global partnership for bulk food packaging. The partnership will allow Bühler to either access... Read More
14 May 2020
--- Ingredion has entered into an exclusive commercial agreement with Northern Quinoa Production Corporation (NorQuin) to globally distribute and market NorQuin's quinoa flours. The company has also concluded a financial... Read More
28 Apr 2020
--- The “urgent need” for renewed public debate about new breeding technologies is being flagged by agricultural economists at the University of Göttingen in Germany. While advancements in the past have been... Read More
25 Mar 2020
--- The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) have announced continued progress in the implementation of the agriculture-related provisions of the US-China Phase One Economic... Read More
17 Jan 2020
--- For the past five years, PepsiCo, alongside a number of academic partners including Cranfield University in the UK, has been analyzing how to make the “perfect oat.” Backed by the UK government’s Innovate... Read More
09 Jan 2020
--- Raisio Group is targeting the expansion of its international oat business, with investments of €8 million (US$8.9 million) funneled into increasing capacity at the company’s oat mill in Nokia, Finland. This will... Read More
03 Jan 2020
--- Lidl GB is to stop displaying cartoon characters on its own-brand cereal ranges by spring 2020 to help parents tackle pester power in the supermarket aisles and encourage healthier choices. The move is in response to nearly... Read More
20 Dec 2019
--- The plant-based revolution shows no signs of stopping, as industry grapples to find delicious, yet clean label, protein-rich alternatives to meat and dairy. While soy and wheat are still hugely popular with a legacy in the... Read More
28 Nov 2019
--- Leveraging finance to scale climate-smart rice production is the cornerstone of global food security and is urgently needed to avert civil unrest, a new report by Earth Security Group (ESG) has found. This research stresses... Read More
25 Nov 2019
--- UK health food brand Aduna is introducing a fast-growing and drought-resistant ancient grain marketed as an alternative staple to intensively farmed cereals. Fonio, an ancient African “super-grain” is pegged by... Read More
20 Nov 2019
--- BASF Venture Capital, an investment arm of German chemicals company BASF Group, is among the primary investors in the first closing of the AgVentures II having committed US$4 million to the Brazillian fund. Managed by... Read More
08 Nov 2019
--- African swine fever (ASF) is expected to lead to the first decline in world meat production for the first time in over two decades, while the use of cereals could grow at a pace exceeding population growth. This is according... Read More
04 Nov 2019
--- Belgium-headquartered Boortmalt Group – a subsidiary of France’s largest grain cooperative Axereal – is completing the acquisition of Cargill’s malt business. Under the agreement, Boortmalt will be... Read More
04 Nov 2019
--- Researchers at UK-based John Innes Centre (JIC) have developed an open-source reproducible Agrobacterium-mediated transformation system for the spring wheat cultivar “Fielder” (Triticum aestivum L.). While... Read More