The UK market for nuts, seeds and dried fruit reached £547m last year reflecting the continuing trend towards healthy eating and a revived interest in home-baking, according to the latest food report from global research organisation, Mintel.
Agro-chemical giant Monsanto has ended a long-running dispute with
Syngenta over soy and corn seeds by entering into a licensing
agreement that will allow its Swiss rival to use its technology in
its soy seed activities.
Leading Ukrainian poultry processor CJSC Myronivsky Khliboproduct
has confirmed the lauch of a new oilseed processing plant, in a
move which the company says will help it to save costs at its
poultry processing division.
The debate over which plant has the most antioxidants continues,
with new research showing black beans are a rich but overlooked
source of antioxidants equal to fruits like grapes, apples and
New Zealand's largest fruit and vegetables importer,Turners and
Growers, has entered a joint venture with the US-based SureBeam
Corporation to set up a new irradiation plant in Australia, reports