Monday, November 30, 2020
Mondelēz international

Mondelēz international invests for sustainable cocoa farming solutions

Mondelēz International recently opened its state-of-the-art cocoa crop science technical center in Pasuruan, Indonesia. The center enables Mondelēz International to develop and promote better cocoa farming practices, continuing its work with farming communities, suppliers...
Basmati Rice

Indian basmati rice – GI tag and eliminating pesticides

On 11 September 2020, India has applied for an exclusive Geographical Indications (GI) tag to basmati rice at the European Union's official registry, the Council on Quality Schemes for Agricultural Products and Food Stuffs,...
Bayer

Bayer launches DEKALB corn hybrid: DKC 9188

Bayer Crop Science has launched ‘DKC 9188’, a hybrid corn seed for corn farmers in Bihar. DKC 9188 is said to help farmers reap higher yields of superior quality corn in the upcoming Rabi...
Aquaconnect

Aquaconnect launches financial risk management service “AquaCRED”

Aquaculture startup “Aquaconnect” launches a full-stack technological intervention “AquaCRED”. This aims to bring a formal financial network to be small and medium aquaculture farmers by working on a risk assessment-based financing strategy. AquaCRED initiative...
Stellapps

Stellapps order value increases by 46% amid Covid-19

Stellapps, an end to end dairy technology solutions company, has seen a 46% spike month on month in its order value during the Covid-19 pandemic. According to the company, the number of farmers increased...
Bayer

Bayer APAC & Kezzler collaborate to improve supply chain visibility for farmers

Leading AIPIA member Kezzler announced the signing of a new Master Service Agreement (MSA) with Bayer. Kezzler, a global supply chain traceability and serialization technology provider, and Bayer, the Life Science company, with a...
Arya

Arya & AICIL announce parametric insurance for agri-warehouses in India

Arya Collateral and Agriculture Insurance Company of India (AICIL) announced to execute a first of its kind parametric insurance cover to mitigate utilization risk for agricultural warehouses. Arya, in partnership with AICIL, has developed...
Cargill

Cargill invests US $15 million in new bioindustrial plant in India

India has been the largest milk producer in the world for over two decades. However, milk productivity per animal is still low in comparison to the world average. Enhancing milk production has been a...
PM Matsya Sampada Yojana

Prime Minister launches PM Matsya Sampada Yojana and eGopala app

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched PM Matsya Sampada Yojana, eGopala App, and several initiatives linked to studies and research in fisheries production, dairy, animal husbandry, and agriculture in Bihar through video conferencing. Speaking on occasion,...
food processing

Badal inaugurates organic food processing unit in Uttar Pradesh

Inaugurating the food processing unit located in Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh, through video conference on 9 September 2020, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, union minister for Food Processing Industries (FPI) said that the food processing sector is...