Agriculture

Food systems hold power to 'realise vision of a better world,' says UN Secretary-General at first Food Systems Summit

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The UN Secretary-General has called on the world to keep its promises for a better future through food systems that work for people, planet and prosperity at the first UN Food Systems Summit. In a Chair's Summary Statement of Action

2021-09-24 02:00 1490

Blue Diamond Growers Names New Chief Operating Officer, Transition in Global Ingredients Division Leadership

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Diamond Growers has namedDean LaVallee as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) for California's largest almond cooperative. In addition to serving as COO, LaVallee will continue to operate in his current role as Chief Financial Officer (CFO...

2021-09-23 23:00 1395

China celebrates 4th farmers' harvest festival in Nanhu District, eastern Jiaxing City

JIAXING, China, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The major celebration of the fourth "Chinese Farmers' Harvest Festival" was held in Nanhu District of Jiaxing city, eastChina's Zhejiang Province, on Sept. 23, which falls on the Autumn Equinox, one of the 24 solar terms in the Chinese lunar calendar...

2021-09-23 18:42 1024

Grains of Truth: New EAT-GlobeScan Global Consumer Research on Healthy and Sustainable Food Systems

Affordability and Availability are the Biggest Challenges to Healthy and Sustainable Diets OSLO, Norway, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Just half of people worldwide (53%) find buying healthy and sustainable food easy according to a new global consumer research survey conducted byGlobeScan

2021-09-23 10:03 1603

The importance of the supply chain, from harvesting to sale, Renzo Balestri at MacFrut China Forum

BOLOGNA, Italy, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the China Forum organized in MacFrut, the companies involved in the project The European Art of Taste had the opportunity to present themselves to the Asian market with a webinar that saw the participation of 111 Chinese companies and prof...

2021-09-22 09:05 1180

Organic Expo Dubai announces expert committee to steer the Middle Eastern organic sector

MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Middle East Organic & Natural Products Expo 2021 held under the patronage of Ministry of Climate Change and Environment has announced its first Steering Committee, featuring distinguished leaders and diverse businesses that have been pionee...

2021-09-21 09:48 1550

Scoular announces new brand for its leading global fishmeal business: Encompass™

Scoular also investing in fishmeal facilities in U.S. and Myanmar OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Scoular, one of the largest and most diverse fishmeal and fish oil marketing companies globally, on Wednesday launched a new brand for its growing fishmeal business: Encompass™. "Scoular...

2021-09-16 06:23 1118

ADM Further Expands Global Nutrition Capabilities With Advanced Flavor Production Facility in Pinghu, China

CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ADM (NYSE: ADM) today unveiled the ADM Food Technology (Pinghu) Co., Ltd., a state-of-the-art, fully automated flavor production facility situated in Pinghu,Zhejiang Province, China. ADM Food Technology...

2021-09-15 14:00 6685

CPOPC Holds A Writing Competition on Smallholder's Topic

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A short story competition with the theme "smallholders and oil palm plantation" is now open for entries. This competition organized by the Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC) engages the communities and families living near or within ...

2021-09-13 16:00 808

XAG Brings in Self-driving Robot to Ease Burden of Japanese Fruit Farmers

ONO, Japan, Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --  As Japanese farmers struggle to maintain high quality fruit production amid labour shortage, XAG autonomous farm robots are now pitching in to help manage the orchards with high precision. Since XAG unveiled its R150 unmanned ground vehicle into the Ja...

2021-09-13 09:00 1386

At the China Forum of Macfrut 2021 With the Project The European Art of Taste Mediterranean Fruit and Vegetable Productions are Presented to the Asian Market

RIMINI, Italy, Sept. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The China Day, the event organized by the Macfrut fair inRimini in collaboration with the Chinese Agricultural Trade Promotion Center, has been the occasion for The European Art of Taste, the three-year project funded by the European Union and CSO to ...

2021-09-10 21:20 3128

AlUla's Ambitious Nature and Wildlife Strategy Recognised at Global Level with IUCN Agreement

MARSEILLE, France, Sept. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Another milestone in the ambitious nature and conservation plans for AlUla, a significant heritage and culture site in north-westSaudi Arabia, has been achieved with a three-year cooperation agreement between the Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) an...

2021-09-09 16:41 1054

Xinhua Silk Road: Wetlands conservation efforts help SW. China's Kunming improve ecology

BEIJING, Sept. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Kunming will be the host city of the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties(COP15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) set for October, where the Baofeng wetland of the Dianchi lakeside wetlands will be exhibited outdoors.

2021-09-06 11:36 1104

Groundbreaking ceremony for the new Jefo production plant

This investment will increase production to meet growing international demand SAINT-HYACINTHE, QC, Sept. 4, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ - Jefo, a world leader in animal health and nutrition that offers alternatives to antibiotics to chickens, pigs, cows, cattle and aquaculture, held today a groundbreaking ...

2021-09-04 00:41 2436

Cargill & Rizq Join Hands to Create a Hunger-Free Pakistan

KARACHI, Pakistan, Sept. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Food insecurity continues to remain a major challenge facing Pakistan. Cargill, one of the world's leading agriculture and food processing corporations, has collaborated with Rizq, a prominent non-profit food distribution organization, to establish...

2021-09-02 18:35 1107

SKF acquires lubrication filtration business

GÖTEBORG, Sweden, Sept. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SKF has completed the acquisition of EFOLEX AB, aGothenburg-based manufacturer of the Europafilter-branded industrial lubrication and oil filtration systems. EFOLEX offers offline filtration systems used in process manufacturing and energy industri...

2021-09-01 18:54 4805

Over 68% of Farmers in SE Asia's Biggest Crop-Producing Countries Claim Climate Change as Key Challenge

SINGAPORE, Aug. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A finding officially released today highlights a key challenge with regional food production – chiefly that a significant number of growers inSoutheast Asia's largest agricultural-producing countries areconcerned with the impact of climate change (68.5%). ...

2021-08-30 11:30 1398

Yili Group Remains Among Top Five in Rabobank 2021 Global Dairy Top 20 Report

HOHHOT, China, Aug. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 25th, 2021, Rabobank of the Netherlands released its annual Global Dairy Top 20 Report. Dairy giant Yili Group once again clinched the fifth spot following the previous year, remaining leader ofAsia for the eighth consecutive year as the only...

2021-08-26 14:52 1856

CGTN: From a barren land to the world's largest man-made forest, Saihanba and China's ecological efforts

BEIJING, Aug. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Decades ago, no one would imagine that Saihanba - the once barren land located in northChina's Hebei Province - would turn into the world's largest man-made forest.    China did it.  Saihanba now sees a forest coverage of 80 percent, which...

2021-08-26 01:54 4805

Xi inspects major forest farm in north China's Hebei

BEIJING, Aug. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A report from CCTV+:   Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday inspected a major forest farm in Chengde City of northChina's Hebei Province, hearing reports on ecological conservation and forestry management, and checking the growth of fores...

2021-08-25 17:15 986
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