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Argentina – Is Complicated the Harvest due the lack of rains (Honey)

In the midst of the drought that is affecting corn and soybeans in wide areas of south-central and northern Buenos Aires Cordoba there is uncertainty about when the rains will arrive in part to alleviate the situation. “We are at … Continue reading

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Honey – New Tool for Importers & Exporters

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A new group of Honey Trade was created at Linkedin with the aim of improve the international trade of honey. If you are interested and want to join the group go to the following address: http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Honey-Importers-Exporters-4048150?trk=myg_ugrp_ovr        

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5 summer food trends ready to rock retail

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Trend spotters from across the country zero-in on the flavors and foods consumers will be seeking throughout 2011 and into next year. Do you carry products like these in your store? It’s only been a week, but it seems like … Continue reading

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US vs. Australia: Australia leads in organic food production

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Organic food sales are not only a growth industry but also a growth industry world wide.  According to an Ibis market report, organic food sales are the number 3 out of the top five growth industries in Australia (Pa;mer, AFN, … Continue reading

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USA: Does GM grass endanger organic farms?

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A special variety of grass developed by Scotts Miracle-Gro Company has been engineered to be resistant to the herbicide glyphosate, commonly sold as Roundup, reports the eNews Park Forest in Illinois. Kentucky bluegrass is a popular choice for yards and … Continue reading

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The Human Cost of the War on Superweeds

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New report from GM Freeze and Greenpeace International links herbicides to cancer, birth defects and water pollution From flower boxes in city gardens to intensive farming on a massive scale, weed killers are used under the assumption that they are safe. Roundup, … Continue reading

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57th Summer Fancy Food Show

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The Summer Show moves to DC and there is so much to discover North America’s Largest Specialty Food & Beverage Event is coming to D.C. this July! 180,000 products including confections, cheese, coffee, snacks, spices, ethnic, natural, organic and more. … Continue reading

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EU considers 30 percent compensation to farmers

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BRUSSELS European Union agriculture ministers are assessing whether farmers will be able to recoup from EU coffers up to 30 percent of the cost of vegetables that cannot be sold because of the German E.coli contamination crisis. Two officials said … Continue reading

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NATURAL & ORGANIC COSMETIC

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There is growing anticipation of regional and potentially international standards for natural & organic cosmetics, however the industry is becoming increasingly divided in terms of standards and certification. Numerous, and some rival, schemes are gaining popularity in different parts of the world. … Continue reading

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