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E-News Winter 2019

$800bn Asia Agri-Food investment opportunity

$800bn Asia Agri-Food investment opportunity
Fri, 06/12/19 - 09:00
By O.W.N News Network


A new report from PwC, Rabobank, and Temasek released 20 November 2019 called the Asia Food Challenge Report: Harvesting the Future, estimated that Asia’s agri-food market would grow 7 percent a year, with Asia needing to double its spending on food to over US$8 tri
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Hain Celestial to launch TeaWell teas, eyes plant-based foods

Hain Celestial to launch TeaWell teas, eyes plant-based foods
Fri, 29/11/19 - 11:00
By O.W.N News Network


New York-based organic and natural products company The Hain Celestial Group, Inc has reported first-quarter sales for the period ending 30 September 2019 that decreased seven percent to US$482.1 million (or five percent at constant currency compared to the prior-year per
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Waitrose & Partners reveal hottest food and drinks trends

Waitrose & Partners reveal hottest food and drinks trends
Wed, 20/11/19 - 14:00
By O.W.N News Network


UK upmarket grocer Waitrose & Partners released its Food and Drink Report 2019-20 in November which reveals the year’s hottest food and drink trends that include: “Posh crumpets, tahini, celery juice, skewers and pink drinks; One in eight Brits now does an
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Loblaws reports third quarter sales reports

Loblaws reports third quarter sales reports
Mon, 18/11/19
By Warren Beaumont


Canada’s leading food and health and beauty retailer Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) announced its unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended October 5, 2019, with Loblaw same-store retail sales flat at 0.1 percent growth compared to 3Q 2018 and front
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Whole Foods Market’s top 10 food trends for 2020

Whole Foods Market’s top 10 food trends for 2020
Fri, 15/11/19 - 09:00
By Warren Beaumont


Whole Foods Market’s global buyers and experts revealed in late October the most innovative food trends for 2020 in the retailer’s fifth annual trends predictions announcement. Regenerative agriculture, West African foods, meat-plant blends, and new varieties
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French mayors want glyphosate ban while Bayer adds organic pesticides

French mayors want glyphosate ban while Bayer adds organic pesticides
Thu, 31/10/19 - 12:00
By Warren Beaumont


Several French mayors asked French President Emmanuel Macron to take action about banning pesticides such as glyphosate, following the president’s calls for “moderation” during a Congress of Mayors, which took place on Tuesday 19 November in Paris, accor
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Almost a fifth of Europe’s food & drink launches are organic

Almost a fifth of Europe’s food & drink launches are organic
Fri, 11/10/19 - 10:00
By O.W.N News Network


The latest research from Mintel Food & Drink in October 2019 reveals there has never been so much choice for organic food and drink lovers across the globe. According to Mintel Global New Products Database GNPD, in the last 10 years, the total number of new food and d
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