FAO, the food and agriculture organisation for the UN, credits
China's vast aquaculture sector with making an important
contribution towards alleviating poverty and improving food
security and social well-being.
US company Corn Products International, Inc. has reported total net
sales for the first quarter of 2002 were $432 million (€486
million), down five per cent from $454 million in the same three
months last year, but up one per cent...
Thailand's first distribution centre focusing on small and
medium-sized enterprises is scheduled to open in June. The concept
will provide a new window for the country's highly successful food
export industry, meeting growing...
French fresh and processed vegetables group Bonduelle has announced
a 34 Per cent increase in the value of its shares on the stock
exchange since January 2002, which it claims have been achieved
thanks to investments in logistics...
America's biggest food company, Kraft Foods, announced a rise of 20
per cent in earnings for the 2002 first quarter, attributing strong
volume growth in beverages, desserts and new products to the
Alcoa, the US packaging group which makes the Reynolds and Baco
food wrap brands, is to buy the Chicago-based Ivex Packaging
Corporation for around $790 million, broadening its presence in the
food packaging sector.
US company Chesapeake announced this week that it is planning to
close a paperboard packaging plant in Congleton, England, because
of "tough market conditions" for food and household
packaging, reports US newspaper the Richmond...
Armfield, the UK processing equipment manufacturer, has teamed up
with US counterpart RBD Technologies of Los Osos, California, and
compatriot Ebortec, to offer a full range of small scale edible oil