Global breakfast drinks market to reach US$83.83b by 2026

USA – Global breakfast drinks market including gluten-free, starch, lactose-free, high fibre and high protein is expected to reach US$83.83 billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of around 4.9%, according to a new report […]

OECD-FAO Agriculture Outlook: Higher output to keep food prices low

FRANCE – Growth in agricultural output is expected to keep food prices low over the coming decade, according to an annual report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the UN’s Food and […]

UK’s obese population outnumbers smokers in a ratio of two to one

UK – The number of obese people in the UK has risen high above to smokers in a ratio of two to one, according to recent figures from Cancer Research UK. These concerning revelations were […]

World wheat flour trade estimated to modestly increase in 2019/20

UK – World wheat flour trade is expected to increase slightly in 2019-20, according to the initial estimate from the International Grains Council (IGC). According to a World Grain report, the IGC estimated world trade […]

EU assessment shows similarly branded food products differed in composition

EU – The European Commission has published the results of a study showing that similarly or identically branded food products across the European Union differed in composition. The study which involved an analysis of nearly […]

‘Health’ in plant-based dairy presents potential for brands, DuPont report

USA – DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences report reveals that the ‘health’ aspect in plant-based dairy alternatives presents a strong potential for brands seeking to meet consumer demand for nutritious products. In addition to health benefits, […]

China to overtake US as the world’s largest grocery market by 2023

CHINA – China is set to become the world’s largest grocery market by 2023 in value terms, overtaking the US which has been benefiting from a strengthening economy. According to the latest statistics from international […]

India’s foodgrain production estimated at 283.3 million tons for 2018/19

INDIA – Total food grain production in India is estimated at a record 283.37 million tonnes for the year 2018-19, 17.62 million tonnes higher than the previous five years’ average production. According to 3rd advance […]

Global grain production forecast to fall as wheat output slumps

WORLD – World total grains production in 2018/19 is expected to be slightly lower than last year’s, at 2.138 billion tonnes, partly attributed to a 29-million-tonne decline in wheat output, according to International Grains Council […]

AFMASS EA Sustainability Panel: New initiatives, present-time technologies to drive sustainable food systems in Africa

KENYA – Africa provides a vast world of opportunities for many businesses, with big international companies setting eye on the fast-rising economies and population. Sustainability round tables are common in the West, but Africa is […]