Healthy Food Ingredients (HFI) has doubled the number of eligible 'speciality' products available through its online system, which it launched earlier this year, noting across-the-board interest in unique ingredients.
Overall cereal production could increase 1.2% to 2.68m tons by the end of this year, but excessive flooding in the Midwestern US has diminished prospects for maize, according to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organic (FAO).
Farmers globally believe small producers will ‘disappear’ from the agricultural landscape over the next five years, while those remaining will have to contend with tougher regulations and global water shortages, findings suggest.
Britain's major supermarkets are today being blamed for distorting
the organic primary produce market, forcing 300 Scottish farmers to
switch to conventional agricultural practices to stay in business.