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Global food prices grow first time in 7 months

Global food prices experienced a surge in March, marking the first increase since July, driven mainly by the rise in cooking oil prices, even as the costs of grains continued to decrease, stated the UN's Food and Agricultural Organization on Friday.

India inks deals to export 500,000 metric tons of Basmati rice: Report

New Delhi: India has entered into agreements to export about 500,000 metric tons of newly harvested basmati rice, making the most of the strong demand from key markets in Europe and the Middle East, Reuters reported citing rice traders.

Tata Group in talks to buy 51% stake in Haldiram's: Report

New Delhi: Tata Group is likely to compete directly with Pepsi and billionaire Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Retail as the conglomerate’s consumer unit is in talks to buy at least 51% of popular snack food maker Haldiram's, Reuters reports said.

Centre to offload 50 LMT of wheat and 25 LMT of rice in open market

New Delhi: Food Corporation of India (FCI) will offload 50 lakh metric tonnes (LMT) of wheat and 25 LMT of rice in the open market, the Ministry of Food & Public Distribution said on Wednesday.

Govt lifts 40% procurement ceiling on tur, urad, and masur

New Delhi: The government on Tuesday announced the removal of the 40 percent procurement ceiling on three pulses--tur, urad, and masur-- under the price support scheme (PSS) for the crop year 2023-24 (July-June).

WFP calls for increased support as eight million in Zimbabwe face hunger

New York/IBNS: The World Food Programme (WFP) is calling on countries to step up support to Zimbabwe, where millions of people are facing hunger brought on by prolonged drought and economic meltdown.

Poorer countries set to be 'increasingly dependent' on food imports, says UN food agency report

New York, July 4 (IBNS): Poorer countries with rising populations and scarce natural resources are likely to be “increasingly dependent” on imports to feed their people, according to an annual report jointly compiled by the United Nations food agency, launched on Tuesday.

Swiggy launches ‘Swiggy Scheduled’

Bengaluru/Kolkata, Feb 22 (IBNS): Swiggy, India’s largest food ordering and delivery platform, announced on Thursday the launch of its brand-new offering, ‘Swiggy Scheduled’.

World food prices fall for third straight month, dip projected for grains – UN

New York, May 5 (Just Earth News): Food prices in April fell from the previous month led by lower sugar prices, the United Nations food agency on Thursday reported.