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Typhoo joins Britain’s ‘big six’ in fight against modern slavery

Efforts to tackle slave-like conditions in the tea industry got a boost on Friday (12 April) when Typhoo became the final major British tea brand pledging...

Greenpeace calls for Nestle to act over single-use plastics

Environmental group Greenpeace on Thursday (11 April) accused Nestle of not doing enough to reduce single-use plastics polluting landfills and oceans. Jennifer Morgan, executive director at...

India’s Marico forays into organic space with ‘Coco Soul’ range

Marico Limited, one of India’s leading FMCG majors, has launched a range of vegan gourmet products under the brand name ‘Coco Soul’. The range, which...

Canada gives nod to farm for genetically-modified salmon

Canada's first commercial farm for genetically-modified salmon received environmental approval last week, the final hurdle in a decades-long push to bring the fast-growing fish...

Burger King pulls NZ chopsticks ad after outcry in China

Burger King pulled a promotional video in New Zealand showing customers trying to eat burgers with chopsticks after it sparked an outcry in China...

UK convenience stores slam proposed in-store junk food promo restrictions

Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has termed the UK government proposal to restrict the in-store promotions of junk food or high fat, salt, sugar (HFSS) products...

Major study debunks health benefits of moderate drinking

Blood pressure and stroke risk rise steadily the more alcohol people drink, and previous claims that one or two drinks a day might protect...

Indian tax officials raid Gupta family properties

Indian tax officials Tuesday raided several properties belonging to the Gupta brothers over alleged money laundering, officials said, as the politically-connected business family faces...

Rajah Spices launches its delicious new range of Heat & Stir Dals

A delicious dal is a cornerstone of Asian households and nothing quite comes close to tucking into a hot dal with rotis, chapatis or...

In India, remote villages hold fast to food traditions

THE northeastern Indian region of Meghalaya is rich in native food traditions. Sandwiched between Bangladesh and Bhutan, and with Myanmar to its east, Meghalaya...