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The Food Industry Asia report cements the agri-food industry’s position at the heart of economies in Southeast Asia, as it showed a healthy growth in the past five years.
The research team says the films can be made using algae, of which there is an almost inexhaustible supply in the world’s oceans.
The research team has made several suggestions to increase rice crop yield despite ever more challenging conditions.
The chocolate manufacturer has significantly expanded its operational presence in India to cater for a growing demand in the country.
An increased attention on both physical and mental health has been cited as a cause of the growth of nolo products, which are increasingly popular among younger consumers.
A bacterium which makes rice plants more resistant to disease has been discovered in the seeds of a crop in China.
Two of China’s biggest fast-food brands have pledged to stop using things like plastic straws and plastic cutlery in their restaurants.
Magnit CEO Jan Dunning explains why sustainability is not easy in Russia, and reveals the innovative green projects his company is undertaking.
Safety concerns over US meat, due to the presence of ractopamine used by some US farmers, were expressed vividly in parliament.
In the latest edition of Talking Crop , Gideon Ashworth explains just how crucial good quality soil is for growing the crops we need to survive ahead of the UN's World Soil Day on 5 December.
"There is no alternative to sustainability," says Barilla Foundation Chief Executive, Guido Barilla.