Those who say India's inflation woes are under control forgot to tell Mumbai's onion thieves. Prices of the vegetable — a staple in Indian diets — have almost doubled since July, leading to a series of widely-reported heists in recent weeks.
Small potatoes are bigger than ever! Nielsen FreshFacts reports that Petite potatoes posted double-digit growth versus the prior year, and now account for 11.1% of fresh potato category dollars at retail.
The mood in the chicory market is quite positive. This past May Gijs van Dongen from Nature's Gold said that growers would be 'in the black' this year, and he is still convinced of this, "We are not talking about a great year, but we are having a reasonab
Almeria's pepper acreage is growing; a trend which should continue in the 2015/2016 campaign, when it is expected to increase again by at least 3 percent over the 9,378 hectares of the previous year, according to preliminary prospects of the Provincial De
Portuguese food processor Frulact is planning to enter the North American market by setting up a new fruit preparation and processing plant and research and development facility in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
As the summer winds down, millions of children are headed back to school. In addition to getting new books and school supplies, preparing your kitchen with nutritious foods is also important to their learning.
There have been many responses in Russia to the government's demand that boycotted products be destroyed. Communists want the food to be given to the poor. Others propose using the products to generate power.
Directors and management are pleased to present Seeka’s financial results for the six months to 30 June 2015. It was a challenging six months for the Company with a fire significantly damaging Seeka’s Oakside post-harvest facility just prior to harvest, t
The hail has left its mark in the Spanish stonefruit region Lleida. This is according to Gert Bouman of the Spanish private producer Frutaria. "The late stonefruit varieties have been especially affected, as well as the Conference and Williams pears, mean
Givaudan Flavors Corporation, a Florence, Ky., establishment, is recalling approximately 3,950 pounds of beef tallow products produced in Australia that were not presented at the U.S. point of entry for inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foo
Recent reports show that foodborne illness rates in Australia are falling except for Salmonella. According to an Aug. 12, 2015, story posted by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, there has been a 50-percent increase in Salmonella infections in Victo
The catchphrase “Australia’s Best Fruit Varieties Today … For the Fruit Growers of Tomorrow” describes the marketing ambitions of the Australian Nurserymen’s Fruit Improvement Company Ltd, better known as ANFIC.
Food safety is a top priority for consumers, especially when it comes to the leafy greens in salads. Researchers at the University of Arizona have discovered natural methods to sanitize these vegetables using ingredients commonly found in the kitchen, suc
At the academy of Osnabrück, researchers are working on a cross between an apple and a pears. The goal of the researchers is to breed a marketable hybrid between the two fruit types in the next few years, says Werner Dierend, the academy’s professor of fr
The equivalency deal on organic standards agreed between the US and Switzerland is the latest in a series of bi-lateral agreements bolstering the international trade in organic commodities and fostering the development of the organic food market. Ben Coop