Maple Leaf to construct US$310m plant-based processing facility in Indiana

USA – Greenleaf Foods, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Canadian consumer packaged meats company, Maple Leaf Foods has unveiled plans to build a US$310 million plant-based protein food processing facility in Shelbyville, Indiana. According […]

Flipkart launches fund to support early stage startups in India

INDIA – The ecommerce company, Flipkart has announced a new fund to support growth and development of early stage startups in India. According to the firm, the fund targets companies working in areas related to […]

China halts imports from Viterra as ban on Canadian canola widens

CHINA – China has stopped importation of canola from Viterra, one of Canada’s largest grain handling business as crackdown on Canadian canola expands. Viterra becomes the second company whose registration has been cancelled by Canadian […]

VTB Bank to acquire grain terminal from Novorossiysk Commercial in Russia

RUSSIA – VTB Bank, one of the leading universal banks of Russia has reached an agreement to acquire a grain terminal from Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port (NSCP), a leading commercial sea port operator for an […]

CBH Group expands grain storage capacity in Chadwick after US$11.4m investment

AUSTRALIA – The CBH Group has said that it has expanded its Chadwick grain receival site near Esperance after completing the US$11.4 million investment across its network. The company has added 80,000 tonnes of new […]

Cargill launches initiative for a sustainable red seaweed supply chain

BELGIUM – Agribusiness giant, Cargill has unveiled a new initiative called Red Seaweed Promise designed to enhance global supply chain traceability and transparency while conserving the environment. In addition to improving producers’ prosperity, the program […]

Zomato gets US$39.7m capital injection from US-based Glade Brook Capital

INDIA – Haryana based food delivery service, Zomato has received US$39.75 million (Rs 284 crore) from US-based Glade Brook Capital Partners in a race to become the leading food and restaurant discovery service in India. […]