First World Coffee Producers Forum plots roadmap to deal with common challenges

An Action Plan to be developed with specific goals, the conduction of an independent study, and the formation of a Committee with wide representation of different links of the global coffee chain stand out among the final resolutions adopted by the Forum, which ended Wednesday MEDELLIN, Colombia, July 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The first […]

Mérieux NutriSciences Relocates Canadian Food Testing Laboratory

Food Testing Lab Expands Offerings in Burnaby, British Columbia BURNABY, British Columbia, May 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mérieux NutriSciences, a leading international network of accredited food testing laboratories, announced today that it has moved one of its four Canadian food testing labs to a new, 24,000 square foot facility, just miles from its former […]

URC to expand presence in Southeast Asia (Philippine Star)

MANILA, Philippines – Food and beverage maker Universal Robina Corp. is expanding its presence in Southeast Asia through the construction of additional factories, said taipan John Gokongwei Jr. Gokongwei, founder and chairman emeritus of JG Summit Holdings, said expanding in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) bodes well for the company because of the creation…

Q&A: 'This isn't NAFTA,' US trade representative says about Trans-Pacific Partnership (Los Angeles Times)

After years of negotiations, the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries wrapped up a sweeping trade agreement in October that supporters say will eliminate obstacles such as tariffs and set standards for doing business in 40 percent of the global economy. The deal has faced tough opposition in Congress — particularly among Democrats, who…