Leading UK retailer Tesco has announced they will stop sourcing products from Zimbabwe until the political crisis in the country is resolved. The amount of produce Tesco sources from Zimbabwe – worth...

Food and nutrition policy consultancy EAS will release its latest publication next month – an easy-to-follow regulatory guide to help companies launch nutritional products in 10 Asian markets.Developed...

Wal-Mart has announced that they will source more local produce in their endeavour to keep prices down. The announcement comes at a time when America is readying itself for its’ annual Independence...

World Bank Group President, Robert Zoellick, has called on leaders of the G8 as well as the major oil producers to act now to deal with surging food and energy prices, warning that the world is now “entering...

Starbucks Corporation has announced the next step in its multi-faceted plan to transform the company, with a decision to close approximately 600 underperforming company-operated stores in the U.S. market. The...

Plastic recycling has been improved with a revolutionary plant in London being the first to recycle waste plastic bottles back into useful food packaging material. Closed Loop Recycling will take 35,000...

The high cost of fuel is wreaking havoc with some food and beverage industries worldwide, with demands for government aid increasing by the day. Winemakers in the south of France have vandalized supermarkets...

Tesco has launched a legal challenge to one of the remedies recommended by the Competition Commission in its latest inquiry into the grocery sector. Like the ACCC, the competition watchdog in the UK recently...

Leading cereal manufacturer Kellogg Company announced overnight that one of its majority-owned subsidiaries has acquired all of the assets of Zhenghang Food Company Ltd. (“Navigable Foods”),...

The agricultural sector in China’s Sichuan province has suffered enormous damage estimated at around $6 billion caused by last month’s devastating earthquake, the FAO (UN Food and Agriculture...