With privatization, globalization and the transformation of the food chain from the farm to the table, the importance of the private sector has increased, FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf said when addressing...

Many companies are failing to adequately address the issue of sustainable sourcing of raw materials, a new report has claimed. The report*, which highlights Unilever as a leading example of best practice,...

The NSW Government has unveiled an action plan to tackle the growing global problem of food security, Minister for Primary Industries Ian Macdonald said today. The Minister launched the plan, Research...

Australian farmers will be vital players in the drive to secure the world’s food supplies, Federal Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Tony Burke said on World Food Day (Friday), while...

The carbon and water footprints of Australia’s food and grocery manufacturing industry are being reduced to safeguard the nation’s long-term food supply, a new report by the Australian Food...

Horticulture industry body Growcom has today urged the introduction of a national food security forum to be attended by representatives of all levels of government in order to put together a plan for increased...

The issue of feeding the world’s growing population is under the spotlight this week at a High-Level Expert Forum on How to Feed the World in 2050. Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation,...

The price of fruit and vegetables must increase to ensure that Australia’s horticulture sector does not collapse, a leading NSW farmers’ representative has argued. ”You will see the demise...

Producing 70 per cent more food for an additional 2.3 billion people by 2050 while at the same time combating poverty and hunger, using scarce natural resources more efficiently and adapting to climate...

Scarcity of natural resources will leave the consumer industry exposed to higher and more volatile pricing in little more than a decade. By 2020 it is estimated there will be one billion more consumers...