SAO PAULO — Brazil will need to seek alternative wheat sellers because Argentina’s crop failure has curtailed production and compromised its ability to export, analysts said, pointing to the United States, Canada and even Russia as possible suppliers.
LONDON — United Nations (UN) - backed group of global financial institutions including Dutch lender Rabobank set out a series of company-specific environmental and social targets aimed at helping drive a shift to a more sustainable food system.
LONDON — Fresh vegetables and fish are falling off the menu. Packaged pizzas and processed meat are the dishes of the day.
DAVAO DE ORO province is trying to close on at least P500 million in agricultural investment leads during its annual business forum on Oct. 25-26, with the focus on poultry, coconut, and transport and logistics.
BELGIUM’s Puratos Group, through its Philippine subsidiary, has partnered with Kennemer Foods International, Inc. to expand and ensure the sustainability of Davao Oriental’s cacao industry.
MUMBAI/NEW DELHI — India’s recent curbs on rice exports could trigger a rally in global prices after more than a decade of stability, traders said, as New Delhi’s protectionist move coincides with falling output in other major producers and rising global demand.
THE rice inventory in August rose 3.5% to 1,633.36 thousand metric tons (MT), the Philippine Statistics Authority said.
PALMERSTON NORTH, NEW ZEALAND — More than a dozen calves wait at a research farm in New Zealand to be fed Kowbucha, a punnily named probiotic that studies show reduces burps — or methane emissions.
WASHINGTON — Nearly all agriculture and finance ministers from the Group of 20 major economies agreed to ask the World Bank to map out the various initiatives under way to address ongoing food insecurity, Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said on Tuesday after an inaugural joint meeting in Washington.
THE Davao Food Terminal Complex, which is due to start operating on a 24/7 basis on Oct. 18, will help link producers and consumers more directly, improving the supply-demand balance for agricultural goods, Davao City’s head agriculturist said.
BASF Agricultural Solutions and Seedworks Philippines, Inc. said they have entered into licensing agreements for direct-seeded rice farming methods.
TOKYO — When Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida vowed to wring more gains from the weak yen, which has become instead a source of economic pain, he was pinning his hopes on the likes of Soichi Yoshimura, 33, and his strawberry farm north of Tokyo.