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Australia's Bega Cheese to sell 18.8 pct Warrnambool stake to Saputo

2014-01-20 15:09:22
Australian dairy company Bega Cheese on Thursday announced its intention to sell its 18.8 percent stake in Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory Company Holdings Limited (WCB) to Canadian dairy company Saputo.

China warns consumers after Fonterra cream recall

2014-01-20 11:15:02
China's top quality watchdog warned Chinese consumers on Tuesday not to eat a batch of fresh cream products currently being recalled by Fonterra.

First chocolate salon in Brussels set for Feb

2014-01-20 09:50:09
The first chocolate salon in Brussels will be held from Feb 7 to 9 in the Belgian capital.

Going out for a taste of China

2014-01-16 07:55:10
To use the rich content of China's culinary culture to enhance the country's soft power, the government should introduce policies to encourage Chinese eatery enterprises to expand overseas.

Austrian food exports up 4.5 pct in 2013

2014-01-17 16:53:57
Austrian food exports in 2013 rose 4.5 percent to 9.5 billion euros (around 13 billion U.S. dollars).

Int'l Green Week opens in Berlin

2014-01-17 16:33:13
The 79th International Green Week Berlin agriculture fair was officially opened on Thursday evening.

Food safety stressed as Spring Festival nears

2014-01-17 16:29:10
Chinese authorities on Thursday stressed the need to ensure food safety ahead of China's Spring Festival holiday.

Netherlands tops world in food quality

2014-01-16 09:59:45
The Netherlands is the number one place in the world when it comes to food quality and eating.

China vows "active, cautious" GMO food stance

2014-01-16 09:50:55
An official has stressed China's "active and cautious" policy toward genetically modified (GMO) food, with the safety certificates for the country's GMO rice and corn expiring soon.

Bright Food gets 2nd Aussie firm

2014-01-14 07:15:45
Bright Food Group Co Ltd, China's second-largest food producer, acquired a midsized Australian dairy company following the purchase of Manassen Foods in the same country.

China's chocolate sales up 40% since 2009

2014-01-13 10:51:19
China is one of the world's lowest consumers of Chocolate - but this is changing fast.

Colombia's coffee harvest up 41 percent in 2013

2014-01-13 10:44:32
Colombia produced 10.9 million 60-kg bags of coffee in 2013, up 41 percent over the previous year.

India to host global coffee fest

2014-01-13 10:41:13
India is to host an international coffee festival in its southern city of Bengaluru later this month.

Food fads to follow

2014-01-11 07:56:24
Many visitors to the Middle Kingdom come especially to taste its many culinary delights. The China Daily food team spreads out across the country for a look at the hottest dining trends in China.

Organic food emerging as lucrative industry

2013-12-20 07:39:02
For the first half year of 2013, the industrial value-added output of food processing ranked second in Heilongjiang province following petroleum and natural gas exploitation.

46 officials punished for food safety scandals

2014-01-09 16:18:58
Eight suspects involved in five food safety incidents have been transferred to judicial organs and another 46 officials have been punished for neglect of duty.

Ireland's food, drink exports up 9 pct in 2013

2014-01-09 11:10:48
The value of Irish food and drink exports in 2013 reached 10 billion euros (13.6 billion U.S. dollars) for the first time, up 9 percent from the previous year.

Starchy food led to rotten teeth in ancient hunter-gatherers

2014-01-09 10:21:57
A diet rich in starchy foods may have led to high rates of tooth decay in ancient hunter-gatherers.

Chinese bun brand to buy U.S. coffee chain

2014-01-09 10:18:41
Goubuli, a renowned Chinese food brand known for its steamed stuffed buns, announced on Wednesday it expects to buy a well-known American coffee chain in the first half of this year.

China's farm produce prices rise slightly

2014-01-09 10:05:51
Farm produce prices in 36 major Chinese cities rose slightly in the week ending Jan. 5 compared with the previous week.