Emerging Markets

Can ramen be the saviour with food security in the soup

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Can ramen be the saviour with food security in the soup

By RJ Whitehead

If you were asked to list Japan’s biggest export concepts, what would you say? Undoubtedly consumer electronics would be there; cars too - after all, the country has made the production of complex goods into an art form, regardless of the weight of the...

KFC named China’s most powerful brand

China research

KFC named China’s most powerful brand

By RJ Whitehead

Fast food chain KFC tops the table in China as the most powerful international brand in the country, according to research compiled for the BBC.

Quinoa prices have tripled since 2006

How sustainable is quinoa?

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Interest in quinoa has surged among consumers in Europe and the United States – but the rapid increase in its popularity has also given rise to concerns about sustainable production.