World Cheese Awards: Dalewood Hugenot among the best

Cornish Kern, an alpine-style cheese made by the UK’s Lynher Dairies Cheese Company, has been crowned World Champion Cheese at the 30th annual World...

US ag exports reach 3rd highest level ever

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced total ag exports of $140.5 billion in fiscal year 2017, up $10.9 billion from the...

Global sunflower seed production declines

After experiencing an uptick in sunflower seed production in the 2016/2017 season, the world is set to harvest a relatively smaller crop in the...

The role of packaging in curbing food waste

In light of food security challenges, food waste is a serious problem and the curbing thereof has become a priority. Consumer pressure has further...

Learn how to capitalise by investing in conservation

Ensuring the sustainability of the ecosystems that support human communities requires coordination and substantial financing, including from the private sector. Conservation organisations can help...

New initiatives in energy, water, agriculture announced at COP23

New commitments and initiatives in energy, water and agriculture sectors were announced on Friday, 10 November at the United Nations Climate Conference (COP23) in...

SA boutique cheesery making their global mark

As cheesemakers, judges and cheese enthusiasts gear up for the 30th anniversary edition of the World Cheese Awards on 17 November, the organiser, the...

Global airfreight capacity under pressure

Freight forwarders are struggling to secure airfreight space as increased global demand puts pressure on capacity and rates. In some cases, rates can be...

Veterinary painkiller found to be toxic to vultures

The drug known as carprofen, which was found to be toxic to vultures, belongs to the same family of drugs as diclofenac and meloxicam....

Global milk production reaches new low

Over the last 20 years, the growth of global milk production has never been as low as last year. Production grew by just 0.9%...