The decision on whether to force Austria to lift its national ban
on genetically modified maize now lies in the hands of the European
Commission, after EU environment ministers failed to agree at last
week's Council meeting.
Hungarian canned food producer Globus has continued its westward
expansion, taking a stake in Austrian food distributor Vital Food
this week, part of its new strategy designed to tighten is grip on
the route to market.
Hungarian canned and frozen food manufacturer Globus says it is
planning on developing its sales growth by focusing on its
distribution channels for medium sized retailers in both the
Austrian and German markets, writes Simon Pitman...
In a transaction that aims to provide Hungarian shoppers with a
wider variety and cheaper prices, the European Bank for
Reconstruction and Development and Raiffeisen Zentralbank
Oesterreich have arranged a €160 million loan to finance...
Austria has announced its first case of BSE.Discovered within the
country's routine testing programme, the case was found in a
middle-sized farm in Gmuend in Lower Austria. The 70-month-old cow
involved was immediately destroyed,...