PepsiCo is planning further acquisitions as part of its bid to treble sales of “nutritious” food and beverages, the company said yesterday (2 December), after announcing its move to buy Russia...

The Western Australian Government has announced a $178.8million investment package to bolster the state’s grain freight network.Premier Colin Barnett said the funding package would secure the Federal...

Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin has called for an extension on the country’s ban on grain exports until late 2011, according to reports. Reuters reported that the Russian Prime Minister said...

Agriculture and Food Minister Terry Redman said the State’s grain growers would reap the benefits of a new partnership between Western Australian-based cereal breeding company InterGrain Pty Ltd...

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has imposed a temporary ban on exports of grain and other agricultural products derived from corn from the country due to the worst drought in a century. He added...

GrainCorp and AWB have signed a merger implementation agreement, which, if approved by shareholders and regulators, would see the creation of Australia’s largest agribusiness company, with a market...

Kraft Foods announced plans to significantly increase the whole grain content in its leading Nabisco cracker brands, more than doubling the amount of whole grain currently used across the Nabisco portfolio....

A recent study from New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) has found no health or food safety concerns in chemical residues in fresh, unwashed produce. The study, part of this year’s Food Residue...

The Grains Research and Development Corporation is funding two new workshops, for agronomists and farm advisers to better understand and communicate to growers the importance of grain quality from the...

A device designed to stop the growth of weeds by destroying their seeds before planting will be trialled this harvest by the University of Western Australia. The device, the ‘Harrington Seed Destructor’,...