Agri and consumer goods giants act to combat deforestation

Agri and consumer goods giants act to combat deforestation

28th September, 2020

Consumer goods giants and retailers have launched another bid to tackle deforestation after falling short of a 2020 goal tabled a decade ago, Just Food reported on 22 September.

Bayer settles thousands of US Roundup cases with trial lawyers

Bayer settles thousands of US Roundup cases with trial lawyers

25th September, 2020

German chemicals giant Bayer has settled thousands of US Roundup weedkiller lawsuits after reaching deals with the only lawyers who took cases to trial over allegations the herbicide caused cancer, Reuters reported on 15 September.

Cargill buys Chinese crusher

Cargill buys Chinese crusher

24th September, 2020

Global agribusiness giant Cargill has acquired an oilseed crusher based in north China, according to a court document seen by AgriCensus on 15 September.

Latest issue: September/October 2020

September/October 2020

Our September/October 2020 issue includes an in-depth look at a company which supplies speciality fats, sourced from Indian butter seeds, to confectionery and cosmetics firms worldwide.

In our sustainability feature we include details of Malaysia’s progress towards achieving the certification of its entire palm oil sector.

We also examine how cultured fats can mimic the richness of animal fats in alternative meat products.

In addition, the September/October issue includes features on the rise in popularity of plant-based foods and a report on the crucial role the Australian rendering industry plays in supporting the country’s global meat trade.

OFI’s regular mix of news, event listings and statistics also feature in this issue.