Driven by a dynamic tourism industry and solid domestic consumer demand, excellent opportunities exist for Us exporters in the Dominican Republic’s food service sector. (more…)
Canada’s oilseed production (canola, soybeans and sunflowers) for 2017/2018 is forecast to rise modestly to 25.3 million metric tons (Mmt), up 1% from 2016/2017, driven by a small increase in canola production and expected yields. (more…)
Ardent Mills is launching Great Plains Quinoa, which features a quinoa growing network in North America and will offer up to a two-year price guarantee. (more…)
Global industrial use of grains, mainly for making ethanol, is expected to increase 3.3% in 2016-17, continuing an upward trend that began early this century. (more…)
A coffee craze, a pasta comeback and a continued infatuation with protein are on tap as top Us food and nutrition trends in 2017. The International Food Information Council (Ific) Foundation compiled a list of hot topics for the year based on in-house survey research and health professional expertise, plus other data and observations. (more…)
China has agreed to import aromatic basmati rice from 14 companies in India, opening a new vista for the country’s rice exports.
The companies include Lt Foods, maker of the Dawat brand, Krbl, maker of the India Gate brand, and Kohinoor Foods. (more…)
Novotech-Terminal has begun construction on a new grain terminal in the Odessa commercial seaport, according to a report from UkrAgroConsult. The terminal will have the capacity of 3 million tonnes per year. (more…)