Dried fruit prices soar thanks to the Afghan crisis

After a temporary suspension following the takeover of Afghanistan by the Taliban, the import of Afghan dried fruits resumed from the dry port of the integrated checkpoint at the Attari-Wagah border. However, prices have increased, writes SHVETA MISHRA The Taliban had stopped all imports and exports with India after a …

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Pakistan outperforms wheat import space

Rising flour prices in Pakistan prompted its government to build up buffer stocks to limit shortages in the domestic market. Photo: Ravi flour mills Tenders for wheat in PAKISTAN have been steady in recent months, but his government’s international sourcing campaign increased a notch in September, despite the country’s farmers …

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Consumer demand to dictate agriculture

New Zealand Organic of the Year, Cathy Tait-Jamieson, believes environmental regulations are here to stay. She says regulations around water quality and animal welfare will increasingly dictate on-farm practices. “Consumer demands will dictate which practices will achieve the best economic results for farms; supply and demand will dictate prices,” she …

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Retired pharmacist manufactures organic beauty products

The Chronicle Sukulwenkosi Dube-Matutu, columnistRETIRED Pharmacist Mr. Alton Hadzisa has been engaged in the production of organic health and beauty products from locally grown plants and fruits. Mr Hadzisa founded ZimBotanics, which makes around 85 products, in 2018 after conducting two-year research into local plants with medicinal properties and how …

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Tower presents a sustainability advantage for policyholders

Tower Insurance Managing Director Blair Turnbull noted that the effects of climate change have led to more frequent and severe weather events across the country, meaning Kiwi homes face increased risk. He said the benefit was intended to make a “significant contribution to building a sustainable future for New Zealanders” …

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Organic Meat Market Size, Share, by Type, Application, Industry Opportunity Analysis and Forecast, 2021-2030

Organic meat market Organic Meat Market by Type (Poultry, Beef, Pork and Others), Application (Food Service and Retail), Distribution Channel (B2C and B2B) PORTLAND, OR, USA, September 27, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Organic meat is produced from animals that are fed high-quality, chemical-free diets. Meats sold as organic in most parts …

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Market2Go returns with ecological options

Market2Go, the take-out meal program at the University of Iowa Housing and Dining, is back with more eco-friendly options. The University of Iowa’s Housing and Dining Program – Market2Go – was launched as a campus solution to students’ inability to eat in mess halls due to COVID-19, and has returned …

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BAU and APEDA join hands

With the aim of making Jharkhand one of the best agricultural commodity centers in the country, the Agricultural and Processed Food Development Authority (APEDA) and the agricultural think tank of Birsa State Agricultural University ( BAU) on Sunday jointly organized a seminar on ‘Capacity Building Program for Farmers’ under ‘Vanijya …

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