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India & China to have major impact on demand & food production by 2030

India, China and Indonesia will be home to three-quarters of the world’s population by 2030. The three countries will be home to half the world’s urban population. And this […]

Agri waste must be converted into bio-fuels & used to generate energy

Hundreds of millions of waste produced in India comes from agriculture and agricultural enterprises. According to statistics, 70 per cent of the waste is used in industrial sector and […]

Thirty-nine per cent of Indians say fruits, vegetables most adulterated

Thirty-nine per cent of Indians opined that fruits and vegetables was the category in which adulteration was most rampant.

This was their answer to the first question in LocalCircles’ four-point […]

“Need to depend on home-grown, not imported, food security,” says Naidu

India cannot depend on imported food security, but on home-grown food security. This was stated by Venkaiah Naidu, the country’s vice-president, at the National Consultation on Leveraging Agriculture for […]

FSSAI, National Biodiesel Association to turn cooking oil into bio-diesel

FSSAI has collaborated with the National Biodiesel Association to establish a nationwide ecosystem for the collection of used cooking oil and its conversion into bio-diesel, in adherence to the […]

IPR develops tech to produce plasma-activated water to keep veg fresh

The Institute of Plasma Research (IPR), Gandhinagar, Gujarat, has developed a technology to produce plasma-activated water (PAW) that has the potential to keep fruits and vegetables fresh.

PAW is produced […]

Africa’s first biofortified pearl millet, chakti, aims to combat anaemia.

The consumption of Chakti, Africa’s maiden biofortified variant of pearl millet, may improve the nutritional status of women and children in the region, where anaemia is a significant public […]

India must propagate GM foods to boost agri economy, says PHD Chamber

PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry has urged the government to promote and propagate genetically-modified (GM) foods to enable India catapult its agricultural and horticultural economies, stating that eventually […]

How Should Packaging Be Addressed in Your Food Safety Program?

The food package, whether it is the primary or secondary package, serves a number of roles: It protects the food, provides the consumer with information, helps market the food, […]

5 Food Safety Rules You’re Breaking (Without Knowing It)

Skipping out on simple food safety rules may have bigger consequences than you think. It may result in a belly ache or extra trips to the restroom. It can […]