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France imports wheat because of poor crop

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France has imported milling wheat to mix with its poor quality, rain-soaked crop in order to reach quality required under contracts signed before the harvest.


Case study highlights Tru-Cape success

Aug 19 2014 17:14

Tru-Cape Fruit Marketing has grown its turnover by a significant margin and extended its global footprint, shows a case study.


SA's Chenin Blanc seeps onto world stage

Aug 19 2014 16:45

Chenin Blanc, the most widely planted grape in South Africa, is now gaining an appreciation around the globe.


US sees record global wheat crop

Aug 13 2014 09:01

Global food supply expectations have received a boost as the US department of agriculture forecast a record global wheat crop.


Philip Morris ready to sue over plain packaging

Aug 12 2014 17:01

Philip Morris, the world's largest tobacco company, is prepared to sue the British government should it implement a law requiring plain packaging of cigarettes.


Brazilian bid challenges big banana merger

Aug 12 2014 10:45

Two Brazilian companies have made a $611m offer for US banana giant Chiquita Monday that could derail Chiquita's merger with European rival Fyffes.


European Commission cuts fish quotas

Aug 11 2014 15:54

The European Commission has cut this year's fishing quotas for ten member countries, to compensate for overfishing in 2013.


Russia food ban offers new hope for Brazil

Aug 08 2014 09:07

Russia's ban on many western food products presents a massive opportunity for meat and grain exports from agricultural powerhouse Brazil.


Rooibos protection could bring economic boost

Aug 06 2014 06:00

The department of trade and industry’s efforts to protect the name rooibos could provide real impetus for other intrinsically local products.


Robert Redford raves about SA Chenin blanc

Aug 05 2014 16:43

On holiday in SA, Hollywood legend Robert Redford explains why he is a devout fan of South African Chenin blanc.


Russia sanctions threaten US poultry sector

Aug 04 2014 14:34

Russia's threatened ban on US poultry imports, the latest move in a sanctions skirmish over Moscow's support of rebels, has agriculture companies on the alert.

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Poles fight Russian fruit ban on social media

Aug 01 2014 18:00

Poles have taken to social media to promote Polish fruit in defiance of President Vladimir Putin's decision to ban imports into Russia.


Russia to ban most Polish fruit, veg imports

Jul 30 2014 12:02

Russia has announced a ban on most fruit and vegetable imports from Poland and may extend the restrictions to the rest of the European Union.

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