France, followed by Japan and Canada are the top three countries in a new index measuring food and nutrition sustainability across 25 countries, representing two thirds of the world’s population and 87% of global Gross domestic product (Gdp). These three nations achieved the best scores for the production, distribution and consumption of food. (more…)
In India, the Centre’s decision to allow duty-free wheat imports, on grounds of falling stocks and rising prices of wheat, even as Rabi sowing is in progress, has embarrassed many senior officials in the Union Agriculture Ministry. (more…)
Wheat rust, a family of fungal diseases that can cause crop losses of up to 100% in untreated susceptible wheats, is making further advances in Europe, Africa and Asia, according to two new studies produced by scientists in collaboration with Fao. (more…)
Safety and quality of agricultural products in Ethiopia. Financial instruments for the development of a lasting partnership between Italy and the African Country. Promotion of the milling sector in the African Continent. These are the issues explored at the conference “Wheat, flour and… 2016” held last October in Addis Ababa and, (more…)
Quality and excellence is what makes the Italian agri-food industry so unique and valued all over the world. Through the work and commitment of entrepreneurs and craftsmen, the values of finished products and the whole supply chain have created a path of virtuous goodness.
This year the Barilla Pasta World Championship has doubled its efforts to include two competitions. The first one was dedicated to “Young Talent Chefs” of the international culinary scenario; the second one to “Great Chefs” already established around the world. (more…)
Pulses are gaining ground: in Europe alone, more than 3,500 pulse-based products have been launched since 2010 – and this continues to grow.
This is good news for the environment as these dry edible seeds of legume crops are an extremely sustainable source of protein. (more…)