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International Trade Fair ‘Millets & Organics 2023’ takes place in Bengaluru

International Trade Fair ‘Millets & Organics 2023’ takes place in Bengaluru

Calling farmers in large numbers to diversify their crops with millets Millets & Organics 2023 – International Trade Fair kicked off in Thripuravasini, Bengaluru on 20th January, divided in multiple segments including exhibition, pavilion, B2B networking

Nutritionals
Rockefeller Foundation and WFP launch initiative to strengthen school meals for children in India

Rockefeller Foundation and WFP launch initiative to strengthen school meals for children in India

Promoting the procurement of highly nutritious food to make children healthier  The United Nations World Food Programme has announced a $ 10.7 million grant from The Rockefeller Foundation to help vulnerable children get better access

Global
Tajikistan receives $50 M grant to address food and nutrition insecurity

Tajikistan receives $50 M grant to address food and nutrition insecurity

$50 million grant will help enhance the overall resilience of the agriculture sector The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved additional grant financing of $50 million from the Crisis Response window for the Strengthening

Technologies
Amazon launches new organic fruits & vegetables sourcing farmer collection centre

Amazon launches new organic fruits & vegetables sourcing farmer collection centre

Enabling local farmers to become a part of fast paced digital economy In continued focus to empower farmers and offer the trusted, certified organic high-quality fruits and vegetables to its customers, Amazon Retail India has

Ingredients
Ingredion announces new initiatives for sustainability in food ingredients market

Ingredion announces new initiatives for sustainability in food ingredients market

By partnering with local farmers and sourcing products sustainably, Ingredion ensures it is advancing sustainable initiatives in the APAC region for long-term growth US-headquartered Ingredion Incorporated, a leading global provider of specialty ingredient solutions to

Policy
MoFPI holds discussions around upcoming Mega Food Event in Oct 2023

MoFPI holds discussions around upcoming Mega Food Event in Oct 2023

Envisaged on a much larger scale than the event earlier organised by the Ministry Secretary, Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) recently chaired a roundtable interaction with Resident Commissioners (RCs) to apprise the Ministry’s plan

Opinion
Food Literacy for Good Food

Food Literacy for Good Food

Pawan Agarwal, Founder and Chief Executive of Food Future Foundation and Former Chief Executive Officer, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) Today, people buy and eat food just to fill their bellies or

Research
Scientists develop new healthy vegetable snack

Scientists develop new healthy vegetable snack

For supporting sustainability in the agri-food sector    A new healthy vegetable snack, drawing on innovation from Australia’s national science agency Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) together with startup Nutri V, will see

Policy
Centre formulates action plan to promote exports of millets 

Centre formulates action plan to promote exports of millets 

India exported millets products worth $34.32 million during 2021-22 To promote shipment of nutri-cereals, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry through its apex agricultural export promotion body, Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority

Global
FAO unveils Global Action on One Country One Priority Product (OCOP) country projects

FAO unveils Global Action on One Country One Priority Product (OCOP) country projects

OCOP’s unique business model aims to help smallholder farmers increase their food production in a sustainable way A key initiative by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) to help countries promote their distinctive food