World food prices rose in July, led by vegetable oil and dairy products, to extend a rebound from the previous month following sharp falls triggered … Read more
Traces of the controversial weed-killer glyphosate have been found in New Zealand honey, prompting concern for our high-value manuka industry.
The New Zealand Ministry for … Read more
Food ingredients maker Chr Hansen said it had seen an increase in demand during the coronavirus crisis for products that help to strengthen the immune … Read more
PepsiCo Inc said on Wednesday it will change the name and brand image of its Aunt Jemima pancake mix and syrup which have been criticized … Read more
Coco Pops has been accused as being racist by a former MP in Britain who has questioned why the chocolate-flavoured breakfast cereal is promoted with … Read more
Food markets will face many more months of uncertainty due to COVID-19, but the agri-food sector is likely to show more resilience to the pandemic … Read more
Coronavirus lockdowns that keep farmers from fields and suppliers from markets are restricting another cornerstone of the agriculture industry: bees.
Responsible for pollinating about a … Read more
China has asked trading firms and food processors to boost inventories of grains and oilseeds as a possible second wave of coronavirus cases and worsening … Read more
Nespresso announced the launch of the first coffee capsules made using 80% recycled aluminium. This is part of the company’s continued journey towards circularity, going … Read more
Outbreaks of Covid-19 at slaughterhouses are occurring in a number of countries around the world, in a development that may have long-term implications for food … Read more
In Washington, the No. 2 U.S. potato growing state after Idaho, a billion pounds of russet potatoes, normally processed into french fries and hash browns, … Read more
French spirits company Remy Cointreau warned it expected sales to fall by around 50-55% in the first quarter of the 2020/21 fiscal year, due to … Read more
Chef Pai Kuo-wen displays a ‘Facemask Bread’ at Luho Puff bakery in Taichung, Taiwan.
Pai invented ‘Facemask Bread’ with red bean filling in March as … Read more
Around 50 million pints of beer could go to waste if pubs remain closed into the summer because of lockdown.
Tom Stainer, chief executive of … Read more
Smithfield Foods, the world’s biggest pork processor, said on Sunday it will shut a U.S. plant indefinitely due to a rash of coronavirus cases among … Read more
Unseasonably warm temperatures across most of Europe is currently enjoying could aggravate the situation for the agricultural sector as crops will suffer greatly. And experts … Read more
Mexico’s Grupo Modelo said it will temporarily stop brewing Corona beer and other brands exported to 180 countries after its business activities were declared non-essential … Read more
Farmers across Europe bank on improvised armies of pickers to save harvest, as coronavirus lockdowns have stopped migrant workers from arriving to carry out the … Read more
World food prices fell sharply in March, hit by a drop in demand tied to the coronavirus pandemic and a plunge in global oil prices, … Read more
Constellation Brands, which owns Corona beer, released a statement fighting the notion that recent events concerning the coronavirus outbreak has negatively affected the brand.
In … Read more
An investigation by Britain’s Channel Four alleges links between Swiss coffee brand Nespresso and child labour in Guatemala.
The company says it has stopped purchases … Read more
A sophisticated Italian food system is placing a heavy burden on Italy’s workers and farmers, an independent UN human rights expert said on Friday, following … Read more
The Italian National Institute of Statistics, ISTAT, announced that Italian agricultural production fell by 1.3% in 2019 compared to the previous year, with negative climate … Read more
Italian finance police in Padua on Wednesday seized 10 tons of pork illegally imported from China to the European Union that was potentially contaminated with … Read more
Danone and Microsoft have partnered in an artificial intelligence (AI) program dubbed ‘AI Factory For AgriFood’ that seeks to support sustainable food and regenerative agriculture … Read more
Good news for barbecue fans who want to put some vegan treats on the grill this year: Nestlé is launching plant-based sausages in Europe and … Read more
Wine is falling out favour with Americans.
That’s according to a new report from industry group IWSR that found wine consumption has dropped for the … Read more
A series of photos taken during the 18th ‘Madrid Fusion 2020’ International Gastronomy Fair in Madrid, Spain, 13 January 2020.
The gastronomic event, under the … Read more
American pizza giant Domino’s has announced that it plans to open at least 880 outlets across Italy in the next decade.
The hundreds of new … Read more
As the UK tucks into cheese platters and pops bottles of bubbles this New Year’s Eve, the UK cheese and wine industries are celebrating a … Read more
In a world-first,Mondelez International has launched its Cadbury Energy bar in new packaging made from 100 percent recyclable sustainably sourced paper that will be trialled … Read more
More diners across the world will be tucking into British produce than ever before this Christmas, with global sales of British turkey, Brussel sprouts and … Read more
McDonalds will launch their first ever vegan meal from the 2nd January, with the introduction of the new Veggie Dippers.
The new Veggie Dippers, made … Read more
Nespresso announced the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park to promote the local coffee industry, as part of the … Read more
The Italian government has applied for traditional Italian espresso coffee to be added to UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list.
After UNESCO recognised the … Read more
Nestlé has just launched the KitKat Chocolatory Cacao Fruit Chocolate, the first product to use a unique chocolate made entirely from the cocoa fruit.
The … Read more
People raise their glasses filled with 2019 Beaujolais Nouveau wine, as they bathe in a ‘wine bath’, coloured hot water, on the day of the … Read more
A rapid spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) is wiping out pig herds in China, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Thursday, … Read more
A well-known restaurant in Sardinia has taken endangered sea urchins off its menu.
Francesco Deriu, owner of the renowned ‘Alamo’ restaurant in Alghero, said he … Read more
Officials in Italy have seized 250 tubes of Prosecco flavoured Pringles crisps, after claims the company used the sparkling wine’s name without permission.
Pringles produced … Read more