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Food News States

Maharashtra Sugar Output To Fall To Lowest In 4 Years Due To Dry Weather

Sugar output in Maharashtra, India’s top producing state, is likely to fall 14 per cent in the 2023-24 crop year to its lowest in four years due to lower cane yields following the driest August in more than a century, industry and government officials told Reuters on Wednesday. The reduced output could add to food […]

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International News

Ukraine War Affecting Global Economy, Food Security: German Chancellor Scholz

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, on Saturday, said that the people globally have been affected by higher prices, energy shortages and food security due to Ukraine war, as per Reuters. In a press conference, on the sidelines of the G20 Summit, the German Chancellor said, “What cannot be not talked about is the Russian war of […]

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Government News

Govt To Procure 521 Lakh Tonnes of Kharif Rice

A quantity of 521.27 lakh tonne rice has been estimated for procurement during the forthcoming Kharif marketing season 2023-24 as against the previous year’s estimates of 518 lakh tonne, an official release from the ministry said Wednesday. Wherein 496 lakh tonne was actually procured during the 2022-23 season. During 2023-24, the leading States in terms […]

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Food Government News

India Not Considering Restrictions On Non-Basmati Parboiled Rice Exports

India is not considering imposing any restrictions on exports of non-basmati parboiled rice, Food Secretary Sanjeev Chopra said on Tuesday. Last month, India surprised buyers by imposing a ban on the export of widely consumed non-basmati white rice, following a ban on broken rice exports last year. “There is no proposal as of now to […]

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Export Food Government News Retail

Govt Imposes 40% Duty On Onion Exports To Check Price Rise

The government on Saturday imposed a 40 per cent duty on the export of onions to check price rise and improve supplies in the domestic market till 31 December 2023. Earlier today, the Finance Ministry issued a notification stating that they have imposed a 40 per cent export duty on onions till December 31, 2023. […]

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Events Food Government Health News

FSSAI and Radisson Blu Kaushambi Delhi NCR Partners To Promote Millets

FSSAI, Northern Region along with Radisson Blu, Kaushambi organised a millet awareness event based on the theme “Millets: From Farm to Plate” on 31 July, 2023 specially for the chefs of numerous acclaimed hotel chains and students from several hospitality as well as culinary institutes.  Navneet Jain, Group CEO, Radisson Blu, Kaushambi Delhi NCR  and […]

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Food Health News

Study Finds Reducing Food Waste Could Have Mixed Environmental Impacts

Researchers at the University of California, Irvine, and the University of Colorado Boulder discovered that stronger control over food loss and waste does not result in better environmental consequences. In a paper published recently in Nature Food, the scientists stress that curbing food spoilage increases the amount of produce in markets, which leads to lower costs. […]

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Food International News

China’s Food Security At Risk Due To Extreme Weather Conditions: Report

While the falling economy continues to be one of the main issues for China and now its extreme weather conditions may open the gate of the food security crisis, Federico Giuliani wrote in InsideOver. China’s Meteorological Administration had predicted that the deadly El Nino is gripping it in the coming weeks and months will lead […]

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Food Government News

Govt Directs FCI To Conduct E-auctions of Wheat, Rice To Check Inflation

Chairman and Managing Director of Food Corporation of India Ashok KK Meena said that the central government has directed the agency to conduct the e-auctions of wheat and rice to check the “inflationary trends” and to control the price of such staple foodgrains. The maximum quantity that a buyer can bid for is limited to […]

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Food/Entertainment News

Food Security Major Concern For China

With a 1.4 billion population, China consume massive amounts of food, and securing it is the government’s biggest priority. Food security and protecting farmland have of late become the top priority of China as it comes out of the Covid lockdown. The central committee of the Chinese Communist Party released the highly anticipated No 1 […]

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