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As fish consumption soars, the pressure is on to feed the globe sustainably...

Aquaculture growth: The "double-edged sword"

By Kacey Culliney

With fish consumption rates soaring and wild fishing stagnating, efforts must be pumped into the sustainable growth of aquaculture, a new report suggests.

U-turn on GM in Turkey

U-turn on GM in Turkey

By Rod Addy

Turkey’s food industry has reversed plans that would have led to a fuller exploration of genetic modification (GM), bowing to pressure from a Greenpeace campaign.

Rising corn prices are set to put pressure on the food industry

Upward pressure on UK food prices on horizon

By Rod Addy

Upward pressure on UK food prices is around the corner, driven by global forces such as rocketing corn prices and the knock-on effect on animal feed, according to Clive Black, analyst at Shore Capital.

Biofuels aid – not raid – algae’s nutritional payload

Special edition: The infinite potential of algae

Biofuels aid – not raid – algae’s nutritional payload

By Shane Starling

Algae is well on its way to being a fully blown nutritional powerhouse, but the algae’s elemental abundance means it is also in demand from other sectors like animal feed but most notably, biofuels.

USDA predicts record corn harvest

USDA predicts record corn harvest

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has predicted a record corn harvest in 2012-13, potentially easing cost pressures on food manufacturers by the end of the calendar year.