Betagro PCL (SET: BTG) debuts on SET to follow IPO success that amasses fund to drive growth

       

BANGKOK, Nov 23, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Betagro PCL (SET: BTG), Thailand’s leading international food company with over 55 years of history, debuts on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) today. With a total offering value of 20 billion baht and a securities value at an IPO price of about 80 billion baht (including over-allotments), BTG has stood out as the highest-value …

The GrowHub Innovations Company and Tangobar Announce Partnership for Sustainable Regional Community Development and ASEAN market penetration

       

SINGAPORE, Nov 21, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The GrowHub Innovations Company (“The GrowHub”), Asia Pacific’s only Web 3-enabled plug-and-play ecosystem builder for food traceability and carbon credits, announced its strategic partnership with Kyoto’s leading craft canning producer and food experience provider Tangobar LLC. (“tangobar”). Tangobar is committed to the development of canned foods using local agricultural and marine products as well as …

World making little progress on food waste, a big climate problem

       

A compostable plastic bag full of food scraps is seen alongside non-compostable plastic bags in a recently received truckload of food waste at Recology Blossom Valley Organics North near Vernalis, California, US, Nov 10, 2022. (BRITTANY HOSEA-SMALL / REUTERS) Every Thursday, California resident Richard Redmond takes a gallon-sized container of food scraps to the farmers market in the city of South Pasadena where it is …

PLS seals exclusive distributorship with China’s COFCO

       

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 15, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – PLS Plantations Berhad trading and export subsidiary, Dulai Fruits Enterprise Sdn Bhd cemented their export and exclusive distribution agreement with COFCO Food Import Co. Ltd, the import and distribution subsidiary of China Oil and Foodstuffs Corporation (COFCO) in Shanghai. Back (L-R): Ms Zhengfeng, Mr. Eric Chan, CEO of Dulai Fruits, Ms. Wu Yiran, Vice …

CIIE 2022 will Host 14 Brazilian Food and Beverage Companies

       

HONG KONG, Nov 5, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (ApexBrasil) is coordinating Brazilian companies’ participation in the China International Import Expo (CIIE), one of the largest multi-sector trade shows in China. This year the Agency is in charge of organizing individual booths for 14 companies at the food and beverage pavilion. The event is a great …

UN: Humanitarians ready Tigray relief convoys as war stops

       

In this file photo taken on July 02, 2021 captive Ethiopian soldiers walk towards the Mekele Rehabilitation Center in Mekele, the capital of Tigray region, Ethiopia. (YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFP) UNITED NATIONS — Humanitarians in northern Ethiopia seek the green light to resume aid convoys following the peace accord announcement ending almost two years of war, a UN spokesman said on Thursday. Humanitarians were making …

NFA promotes healthy eating to reduce food waste

       

Malang, East Java, Indonesia, Oct 25, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The National Food Agency (NFA) has started a campaign to promote eating healthy and delicious food by providing recommendations for the composition of foods on the plate in order to reduce waste. Head of the National Food Agency (NFA), Arief Prasetyo (ANTARA/HO-NFA) NFA Head Arief Prasetyo said on Sunday that the campaign …

FAO chief: Conflicts, climate likely to fuel more food crises

       

This handout picture taken and released by the Turkish Defence ministry press office on Aug 3, 2022, shows an inspection delegation member inspecting the Sierra Leone-flagged cargo ship Razoni carrying 26,000 tonnes of corn from Ukraine, off the coast of north-west Istanbul. (TURKISH DEFENSE MINISTRY / AFP) ROME – The head of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization warned Wednesday that conflicts and climate-related …

FAO chief warns conflicts, climate likely to fuel more food crises

       

This handout picture taken and released by the Turkish Defence ministry press office on Aug 3, 2022, shows an inspection delegation member inspecting the Sierra Leone-flagged cargo ship Razoni carrying 26,000 tonnes of corn from Ukraine, off the coast of north-west Istanbul. (TURKISH DEFENSE MINISTRY / AFP) ROME – The head of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization warned Wednesday that conflicts and climate-related …

Fujitsu and Phytocontrol to collaborate on offering food contaminant analysis service via Fujitsu Computing as a Service (CaaS)

       

TOKYO, Sep 16, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Fujitsu today announced the start of a strategic collaboration with Phytocontrol Group (hereinafter Phytocontrol)(1), French leader in contaminant analysis for environmental and food safety. In August, the two companies signed a memorandum of understanding, and as part of this cooperation Fujitsu and Phytocontrol will develop chromatography(2) analysis services supported by artificial intelligence. Figure: Image of …

UN trying to get Russia ammonia to world via Ukraine

       

The first UN-chartered vessel MV Brave Commander loads more than 23,000 tonnes of grain to export to Ethiopia, in Yuzhne, east of Odessa on the Black Sea coast, on Aug 14, 2022. (OLEKSANDR GIMANOV / AFP) LONDON/UNITED NATIONS – The United Nations is trying to broker a resumption of Russian ammonia exports through Ukraine, a Western diplomat said on Tuesday, a move that could stabilize …

UN trying to get Russian ammonia to world through Ukraine

       

The first UN-chartered vessel MV Brave Commander loads more than 23,000 tonnes of grain to export to Ethiopia, in Yuzhne, east of Odessa on the Black Sea coast, on Aug 14, 2022. (OLEKSANDR GIMANOV / AFP) LONDON/UNITED NATIONS – The United Nations is trying to broker a resumption of Russian ammonia exports through Ukraine, a Western diplomat said on Tuesday, a move that could stabilize …

IMF to expand emergency aid for nations to deal with food shocks

       

International Monetary Fund chief Kristalina Georgieva speaks during the G20 Finance Ministers Meeting in Nusa Dua on the Indonesian resort island of Bali on July 15, 2022. (SONNY TUMBELAKA / POOL / AFP) WASHINGTON – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday confirmed that it is moving toward expanding emergency financing for countries hit by surging food prices and shortages triggered by the Ukraine crisis, …

WFP plans food relief for 3.8m Zimbabweans

       

People are seen at a busy market in a poor township on the outskirts of the capital Harare, Zimbabwe, Nov 15, 2021. (TSVANGIRAYI MUKWAZHI / AP) HARARE – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is planning a food relief program targeting 3.8 million people in Zimbabwe from October as the effects of a poor harvest and the Ukraine crisis continue to show, an official …

The Growhub Innovations Company Announces Joint Project with Koufuku Group to Explore Asean Market Penetration

       

SINGAPORE, Sep 3, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The GrowHub Innovations Company (“The GrowHub”), Asia Pacific’s only Web3-enabled plug-and-play ecosystem builder for food traceability and carbon credits, and KOUFUKU GROUP, a Japanese food company with over 50 years of history, have signed an MoU partnership for a joint project on market penetration using The GrowHub’s proprietary Web3 technology. This partnership will further enhance …

UK’s new PM faces 80s playlist: recession, unrest, inflation

       

Contender to become the country's next Prime minister and leader of the Conservative party British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss cheers prior to the UEFA Women's Euro 2022 final football match between England and Germany at the Wembley stadium, in London, on July 31, 2022. (JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP) RUNCORN, England – Britain's prime minister in waiting Liz Truss models herself on Margaret Thatcher, judging by …

UN agency: Food aid ship leaves Ukrainian port for Yemen

       

This handout photo taken and released by the World Food Programme (WFP) on Aug 30, 2022 in Djibouti shows the MV Brave Commander that reached the port of Djibouti with 30,000 MT wheat grain for the Ethiopia operation. (CLAIRE Nevill / WFP / AFP) SANAA – A ship chartered by the World Food Programme carrying 37,000 metric tons of wheat left the Ukrainian Black Sea …

Almost 1m people at risk of food insecurity in northern Mozambique

       

Internally displaced persons await in line during a United Nations World Food Program's distribution at the "3 de fevereiro escola" school in Matuge district, northern Mozambique, on Feb 24, 2021. (ALFREDO ZUNIGA / AFP) MAPUTO – Mozambique's food security authorities warned Monday that at least 900,000 people could be facing food insecurity in the country's northern province of Cabo Delgado. Situation will improve in the …

Taiwan Rides on Post-Pandemic Wave with Taiwan Food World GO Project, Boosting Market Growth in SEA Market

       

SINGAPORE, Aug 18, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – As the world progressively leaves the pandemic behind, Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has joined hands with Taiwan’s Bureau of Foreign Trade and Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) to ride the waves of the new era with the Taiwan Food World GO Project. The inaugural event was held at the Hilton Singapore Orchard …

Four HKTDC August fairs and ICMCM close on a High Note

       

HONG KONG, Aug 15, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The HKTDC Food Expo, HKTDC Home Delights Expo, HKTDC Beauty & Wellness Expo and HKTDC Hong Kong International Tea Fair, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), have all drawn to a successful close, along with the International Conference of the Modernization of Chinese Medicine and Health Products (ICMCM), organised by the …