Supply Chain

Floodwaters inundated a farm in Pacific Junction, Iowa, in late March. Pic: Getty Images/Bloomberg/Daniel Acker

Low maize output in US grays 2019 global cereal production

By Kristine Sherred

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).

©iStock

PureCircle cleared of 'forced prison labour' accusations

By John Reynolds

Stevia maker PureCircle today (Tuesday) said it would “leave all the options open” as to whether it would seek compensation after it was “cleared” following a dispute with the US authorities over whether stevia imported from China was produced by forced...

E2open acquires Terra Technology

E2open acquires Terra Technology

By Jenny Eagle

E2open has acquired Terra Technology, which works with Mondelēz International, ConAgra Foods and Kellogg

United Biscuits' facilities needed upgrading, says McGurk

Me and my factory

Why United Biscuits had to invest £50M

By Nicholas Robinson

United Biscuits has pumped millions into its flagship Harlesden site. Kevin McGurk tells Nicholas Robinson why the investment had to be made

AFFI all natural frozen food

Preview: AFFI Con 2014

AFFI-Con to focus on ‘all natural’ labels

By Rachel Arthur

‘All natural’ packaging will be thrown into the spotlight at AFFI-Con (The American Frozen Food Institute Convention) next week.