19 Sep 2019
--- Disruption in the protein market could cause the US livestock industry to be on the verge of bankruptcy by 2030, following a predicted 70 percent drop in demand for cow products. The bold claims are according to independent... Read More
16 Sep 2019
--- Bunge is set to increase its grain origination capacity in Brazil through an agreement to buy 30 percent of Agrofel Grãos e Insumos, an agricultural inputs reseller in Rio Grande do Sul. This investment is aligned... Read More
10 Sep 2019
--- Equinom Ltd., a seed-breeding start-up, has announced an innovation in creating plants that deliver high-protein content. Using non-GMO techniques, Equinom crossbreeds plants to reach a functional composition of protein,... Read More
05 Sep 2019
--- The identification of a gene responsible for drought resistance in barley could help “future-proof” the cereals industry as climate change becomes an increasingly pressing issue. A team of scientists at... Read More
04 Sep 2019
--- Terra Ingredients (rebranding of AgMotion), supplier of organic and non-GMO flax, beans, pulses and grains, alongside affiliate company Stone Mill has announced the addition of state-of-the-art roasting capabilities to their... Read More
28 Aug 2019
--- In a report centered on Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa (APMEA), Ireland-headquartered Kerry stresses the importance of a localized approach when communicating with consumers in this region, as perceptions of... Read More
26 Aug 2019
--- Scientists have long been divided on the best way to manage industry involvement in diet and health research, according to a study from the University of Queensland (UQ) and University of Cambridge, which is exploring ways... Read More
22 Aug 2019
--- Researchers at the John Innes Centre have come one step closer to genetically engineering rice that is resistant to a globally devastating fungus. The discovery, published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, provides new... Read More
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