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Nestlé Canada Study: Multinationals Given a Passing Grade – But They...

Nestlé Canada today released findings from a first of its kind study examining Canadians' perceptions toward multinational organizations. The data clearly shows that, while Canadians do have an appreciation of how multinationals contribute to the country, organizations are facing tougher demands and expectations when it comes to operating in local communities – with the pressure expected to increase as Canada experiences significant demographic shifts and population growth in the coming years.

Sec. Perdue: U.S. Farm Exports Hit 3rd Highest Level on Record

U.S. agricultural exports totaled $140.5 billion in fiscal year (FY) 2017, climbing nearly $10.9 billion from the previous year to the third-highest level on record, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today.

Malnutrition rates among Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh appear to be...

Preliminary data from a nutrition assessment conducted last week at Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, shows a 7.5 per cent prevalence of life-threatening severe acute malnutrition – a rate double that seen among Rohingya child refugees in May 2017, UNICEF said today.

Dietary Supplement Usage Increases, Says New Survey

The latest results from an annual survey on dietary supplements reveals an all-time high for supplement usage among U.S. adults, with 76 percent reporting they consume dietary supplements, up five percentage points from last year’s results.

President of African Development Bank Wins 2017 World Food Prize

Dr. Akinwumi Adesina to receive $250,000 prize for driving change in African agriculture for over 25 years and improving food security for millions across the continent.

Conflict and drought deepen food insecurity in Africa, Middle East

Protracted fighting and unrest are swelling the ranks of displaced and hungry ins some parts of the world, even as large agricultural harvests in some regions are buoying global food supply conditions, according to a new report by the United Nations agriculture agency.

Fructose Market Size Worth $5.68 Billion By 2025

The global fructose market is expected to reach USD 5.68 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc.

Increasing food production without damaging the environment

To achieve sustainable development we must transform current agriculture and food systems, including by supporting smallholders and family farmers, reducing pesticide and chemical use, and improving land conservation practices, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today addressing European lawmakers.