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Greece's legendary winery looks to future to China

2014-03-10 16:06:25
On a green hill at the outskirts of the city port of Patras at Peloponnese peninsula, some 200 km west of Athens, are the headquarters of Achaia Clauss, a legendary winery in Greece with a history going back to the 19th century.

Dairy, meat exports drive record rise in New Zealand manufacturing sales

2014-03-10 10:34:21
Dairy and meat products drove a record rise in New Zealand's manufacturing sales in the December quarter last year.

China's inflation moderates in Feb

2014-03-10 09:54:44
China's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, increased 2 percent year on year in February, marking easing inflationary pressure since the end of last year.

Agriculture minister reaffirms safety of GM foods

2014-03-07 07:20:15
In a rare display of confidence in the country's management of genetically modified food, China's top agriculture official said he eats GM food.

New Zealand PM to offer food safety assurances in China

2014-03-04 09:30:57
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key said Monday that he will visit China this month to assure Chinese leaders and the public that New Zealand food products are safe after last year's global botulism scare.

Guangzhou reopens live poultry markets

2014-03-04 09:21:39
Poultry markets in south China's Guangzhou reopened for trading on Saturday after a two-week suspension over bird flu scares.

China order food producers to appoint chief safety officers

2014-03-04 09:15:58
The China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) on Monday announced the launch of a trial program in which food producers will be asked to appoint a chief safety officers.

China's taste buds guiding New Zealand infrastructure development

2014-03-03 11:18:13
Changing diets in a developing China are forcing the New Zealand government to rethink its infrastructure investment.

Agricultural cooperatives can ensure food safety

2014-03-03 11:12:17
China should focus on agricultural cooperatives to ensure better food safety and quality.

SPP vows crackdown on food, environmental crimes

2014-03-03 11:04:00
The Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) is planning an eight-month crackdown on environmental and food safety crimes after detaining a total of 13,495 suspects for such offenses last year.

World Bank reports continued decline in food prices

2014-03-03 10:49:26
Global food prices continued to decline between October 2013 and January 2014, as crop harvests and a few favorable factors continued to push down prices.

Conflict, urbanization pose threat to food security in Asia, Africa

2014-03-03 10:17:26
Conflict, rapid population growth and urbanization as well as heavy reliance on food imports are posing challenges for food security in West Asia and North Africa.

New Zealand seeks to build food, agribusiness links to Gulf states

2014-03-03 10:04:31
New Zealand Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy will visit three of the country's main export markets in the Middle East next week in a bid to drum up new trade in agribusiness and food.

China rejects US GM corn shipments

2014-03-03 09:47:30
China has returned 887,000 tonnes of U.S. corn shipments tainted with a genetically-modified (GM) strain not approved by the country's agriculture ministry since last October.

Lhasa orphans mark Tibetan New Year with noodle feast

2014-03-03 09:28:05
Auspicious greetings, barley wine, prayer flags, fireworks, and laughter filled the air in Lhasa on Sunday as Tibetans dressed in their best clothes to embrace the Tibetan New Year, known locally as Losar.

Calorie-rich food makes livestock more climate-friendly

2014-02-25 13:38:54
Livestock bred on a high-calorie diet are more climate-friendly and more profitable to farmers, a new Austrian study has found.

Conflict, urbanization pose threat to food security in Asia, Africa

2014-02-25 13:34:49
Conflict, rapid population growth and urbanization as well as heavy reliance on food imports are posing challenges for food security in West Asia and North Africa.

Restaurant Week invites dining adventure to China

2014-02-23 06:47:30
In a foodie's town such as Hong Kong, the very concept of Restaurant Week seems redundant. We have a plethora of good restaurants for all types of budgets and, with a very few exceptions, it is often not difficult to snag a table at one of them.

Guangdong project to ensure fresh water for Hong Kong

2014-02-20 07:43:06
Guangdong's provincial water resources department will make the Pearl River Delta project the top priority in the coming two years in order to secure the water supply of Hong Kong.

More dairy cooperatives will guarantee milk safety: experts

2014-02-20 07:43:06
Experts and government officials have called for the further development of dairy farmers' cooperatives in China to ensure the safety of dairy products and protect farmers' interests.