More than half of India's workforce engages in farming, while agriculture contributes some 16% to the country's GDP. India is one of the world's largest producers of crops like rice, wheat, sugarcane, cotton, vegetables and milk. Now there are concerns that stopping farm activity will not only end up hurting farmers and labourers but also affect food security. … [Read more...] about Will coronavirus lockdown cause food shortages in India?
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Director of Bao Minh An Company Lam Van Nam explained that imported frozen food is expected to see a drop in consumption as most restaurants and hotels nationwide have closed to prevent the spread of Covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. As such, the firm will not have enough money to pay for the goods. … [Read more...] about Frozen food importers call for port fee cuts
In the past, the amount of rice produced and inventories were monitored carefully. However, after Decree 107/2018/ND-CP came into effect (in 2018), we no longer had such data because businesses do not have to register trade contracts or notify local authorities about their inventories. … [Read more...] about Vietnam grapples with question of rice exports amid concern about food security
Its stores have taken measures to safeguard the health of its staff and customers, with cashiers wearing masks, protective glasses and gloves and lines indicating customers should stay at least two metres away from each other when queuing. — VNS … [Read more...] about Co.opmart, Co.opXtra cut prices of pork, other essential items
In addition to its diversified product portfolio with the capability of meeting the various needs of customers, KIDO Foods is a pioneer in product quality improvement and diversification, and often launches new brands that impress customers, including incorporating new snack trends into new products last year, such as Watermelon Ice cream, Bubble Milk Tea and Thai tea ice cream. — VNS … [Read more...] about KIDO Group reports steady sales in oil and frozen businesses