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 […]

AFMASS Eastern Africa edition celebrates 5 years, delivers more to attendees and exhibitors

KENYA – Delegates and visitors to the 2019 edition of AFMASS Eastern Africa Kenya edition, which took place in Nairobi, Kenya in mid-May have reported significant progress and impact on the food industry as the […]

World grain production to increase 2% with more wheat harvests – IGC

WORLD – World total grains production in 2019/20 is projected to climb by 2% to 2.178 billion tonnes attributed to bigger harvests of wheat and barley, according to International Grains Council’s (IGC) Grain Market report. […]

Global wine production on record high, Italy remains largest producer

WORLD – Global wine production reached record high level at 292.3MHL (millions of hectolitres) in 2018 as Italy remains the world’s largest producer, according to recent report by the International Organisation of Vine and Wine […]

Dairy alternatives market expanding at 8.3% CAGR as consumers turn to vegan diets

WORLD – As demand for plant-based food products surges, a report by Future Market Insights (FMI) suggests that the revenue of the dairy alternatives market will reach US$34.6 billion by 2029.   This category is […]

Norwegian seafood exports reach US$2.98b with strong growth for salmon

NORWAY – Norway exported 640,000 tonnes of seafood valued at US$2.98 billion (NOK 25.6 million) in the first quarter of 2019, representing a 7% increase in export value from the same comparable period of the […]

Japan feed production highest in five years at 23.9 million tonnes

JAPAN – Japan feed production reached 23.9 million tonnes in 2017-18 driven by strong demand from the poultry sector, rising to its highest level since 2012-13, a World Grain report suggests. Citing reference to a […]

DuPont’s clinical study shows more health benefits from higher doses of multi-strain probiotics

USA – DuPont, the world’s leading science-based products and services company has released clinical study results demonstrating benefits of high-potency, multi-strain probiotic formulations. The study suggests that higher doses of a DuPont Multispecies Probiotic Formulation […]