Sunday, April 2, 2023

ICRISAT & IOPEPC collaborate

The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) and the Indian Oilseeds & Produce Export Promotion Council (IOPEPC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 8 March 2023, to enhance the production...

Vietnam farmers get aid for sustainable growth

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the UN’s rural development agency, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam have signed a loan agreement to promote inclusive and sustainable agricultural growth in the Mekong Delta. The...

Packaging solutions for agricultural sector from UFlex

UFlex Limited, one of India’s largest multinational flexible packaging and solutions companies, exhibited its wide range of innovative, sustainable, and value-added packaging formats for the Indian agricultural sector from 18 to 20 February at...

Climate change, extreme weather and food security

In our last editorial, we referred to the International Food Policy Research Institute’s Global Food Policy 2022 report, which estimates that climate change could escalate the hunger issue among Indians by 2030. Climate change...
Parag Chheda 3rd from left and the Chheda family at the PV Sons plant in Ranjangaon in Pune Photo Bühler

PV Sons Corn Milling gets first Bühler Prime Masa plant in India

In March 2022, Bühler handed over its first Prime Masa plant in India – the second Prime Masa plant worldwide – to PV Sons Corn Milling in Ranjangaon in Pune in Western India. The...

Dairy packaging may grow to $43.6 billion by 2030

The global dairy product packaging market has seen volatile market growth during the last few years due to sluggish growth on the part of global dairy production and unbalanced supply and demand. Due to...
Sid's Farm

Sid’s Farm revises milk prices by Rs 2

Sid’s Farm, a premium D2C dairy brand based in Telangana, has revised the retail price of the A2 buffalo milk, skim milk, and A2 double-toned buffalo milk by Rs 2 per packet. The revised price...

FSSAI notifies quality standards for basmati rice

In a bid to ensure fair trade practices and to check adulteration, India's food regulator, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) for the first time specified the identity standards for basmati...

Tilapia fish consumption to hit US$ 22.3 billion by 2033

The global tilapia fish industry, which currently enjoys a value of US$ 14.1 billion, is estimated to reach a size of US$ 22.3 billion by the end of 2033, says a report by Fact.MR....

Dharti Agro launches GMS-based cowpea (Lobia) hybrids

The present conditions are severe for agriculture. Rising human population, fluctuating climates, and depleting arable land, coupled with lower productivity and post-harvest losses are contributing substantially to food insecurity in the future. Increased crop...