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India woos UK food and drink processors

India opens its gates to inward food processing investment

The Indian government is on a mission to attract overseas investment to meet rising demand for processed foods among its 1.3bn population, which includes a rapidly growing urban middle class. Currently, just 7% of India’s agricultural produce is processed due to lack of facilities, infrastructure and technology.

Scotch whisky exporters want import tariffs reduced in any future trade deal with India

Scotch whisky sector calls for a trade deal with India

Food Contact Notification programme funding is considered to be at risk

Trump’s US budget cuts raise food-contact regulation fears

Targeting GM technology first at pesticides, rather than food, has blighted its future, says Trace Sheehan

GM food: ‘where industry went wrong ...’

Antibiotic sales for use in food-producing animals dropped 10% in 12 months, says DEFRA

EU plans action on antibiotic resistance threat

Mondelēz was one of a number of food firms caught in the latest wave of cyber-attacks

Cyber-attack halts production at Cadbury factory

Harim's five story plant in Iksan, South Korea

Five-storey chicken factory to be built in South Korea

Amazon acquires Whole Foods Market for £10.8bn

Amazon to acquire Whole Foods Market for £10.8bn

President Trump’s decision to ditch the Paris climate agreement has drawn widespread criticism

President Trump’s ditching of climate deal slammed

China's grocery market is predicted to become more online

Chinese online grocery market ‘to double’ by 2020

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