Wilmar and RiceBran Technologies have announced a series of licencing tie-ins to develop rice bran and its derivatives in China. The venture will seek to develop the human food ingredient and animal nutrition markets in the country.
Last year, FoodNavigator-Asia reported that new Japanese regulations governing “acceptable” levels of the antioxidant ethoxyquin in fishmeal was destined to become a grave issue for shrimp exporters. Exactly six months later, the effects of this policy...
As concerns grow for the security of food supplies for its billion-plus population, China—the sixth biggest producer of genetically modified crops—has resolved to continue importing GM soybeans to satisfy domestic demand.
Omega Protein CEO Bret Scholtes said the company is looking toward organic growth first in the wake of its acquisition of whey producer Wisconsin Specialty Protein. But doesn’t mean the company isn’t ready to pull the trigger if the right deal comes along.
The International Fishmeal and Fish Oil Organization (IFFO) has certified Golden Omega for it s responsibility in how the company harvests ocean fish for its omega-3 oils and produces a pure finished product.
The Serbian government has ordered dairy farmers in the country to implement “necessary” measures to control aflatoxin levels in the milk they produce in response to a mass recall of dairy products and widespread safety concerns.
Cargill has reported a more than 300% increase in year-over-year second quarter net earnings, from $100 in 2012 to $409 million in 2013. The only blemishs on the earnings report were lingering effects from the 2012 drought in the US and overcapacity...
Thai food major Charoen Pokphand Foods will continue to view Vietnam as one of its biggest investment destinations, and this year the company plans to focus on growing its food processing business in the country.