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pbs.org - Associated Press - WATCH LIVE: Small businesses in food industry testify about COVID-19 impact
WATCH LIVE: Small businesses in food industry testify about COVID-19 impact
PBS.org

Business owners and leaders in the food industry will testify Sept. 30 about the challenges food producers and retailers are facing amid COVID-19 and what lies ahead in the next several months as the pandemic continues. The hearing is scheduled to…

newswire.ca - Quell - Meet Quell: A Talent Agency on a Mission to Disrupt Canada's Food and Drink Industry and Drive Real Change
Meet Quell: A Talent Agency on a Mission to Disrupt Canada's Food and Drink Industry and Drive Real Change
CNW

Founded by industry veterans, Trevor Lui and Stephanie Lui-Valentim, Quell will look to tackle systemic inequities found in today's hospitality industry TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2020 /CNW/ - The food, drink and hospitality industry in Canada is facing a…

entrepreneur.com - Entrepreneur Staff - 10 Under 20: Kid Food Entrepreneurs Fighting to Make a Difference
10 Under 20: Kid Food Entrepreneurs Fighting to Make a Difference
Entrepreneur

To celebrate and support young entrepreneurs who are working to solve environmental and food insecurity problems locally and globally, Hormel Foods launched the 10 Under 20 Food Heroes Awards. The awards bring attention and grants to help the…

theaustralian.com.au - Global Food Forum 2020
Global Food Forum 2020
THE AUSTRALIAN

Visy, with Pratt Industries USA, is the world's largest privately-owned recycled paper and packaging manufacturer, employing more than 10,000 people, mainly in Australasia and the USA. Annual group sales exceed $5 billion. Visy focuses on…

bloomberg.com - David Herbling - Kenya Inflation Slows as Food-Price Growth Cools
Kenya Inflation Slows as Food-Price Growth Cools
Bloomberg

Consumer prices rose 4.2% in September from a year earlier Food prices rose 5.2% from year ago, transport costs up 13% Kenyan inflation slowed to the lowest level in a year in September as food-price growth cooled further. The annual inflation rate…

ft.com - Jonathan Eley - Ocado steals Tesco crown as UK's most valuable food retailer
Ocado steals Tesco crown as UK's most valuable food retailer
Financial Times

Ocado has overtaken Tesco as the most valuable food retailer on the UK stock market after its share price soared during the pandemic. Based on Tuesday's closing prices, the online group that former Tesco chief executive, Terry Leahy, reportedly…

thenewdaily.com.au - Space, food and recycling at the centre of $1.5 billion manufacturing plan
Space, food and recycling at the centre of $1.5 billion manufacturing plan
The New Daily

The future of Australian manufacturing will be across food and drink, space and recycling industries as Prime Minister Scott Morrison outlines a $1.5 billion strategy in a key pre-budget speech. Citing the importance of manufacturing to New South…

westword.com - Claire Duncombe - Good Food Media Network Unveils Good Food 100 and Webinar Series
Good Food Media Network Unveils Good Food 100 and Webinar Series
Westword

“The food industry stopped at taste for too long,” says Sara Brito, co-founder and president of the Good Food Media Network. She believes that every bite of food is a product of an interconnected system: While taste is important, the…

just-food.com - just-food.com - Trading through Covid-19 and beyond, daily food industry updates - Wednesday 30 September (free to read)
Trading through Covid-19 and beyond, daily food industry updates - Wednesday 30 September (free to read)
just-food

FrieslandCampina said dairy prices remain below pre-pandemic levels These rolling updates build on our previous bulletin, launched at the start of the year as the virus started to make its impact felt on the industry. 30 September Dutch…

oregonlive.com - The Los Angeles Times - Food delivery apps are more popular than ever. But can they help restaurants survive?
Food delivery apps are more popular than ever. But can they help restaurants survive?
oregonlive

How much should delivery companies be able to charge restaurants? It's a question that has been brought into sharp relief by COVID-19, as restaurants have seen takeout and delivery orders, which might have previously made up a fraction of their…

financialpost.com - Financial Post Staff - Grocers and food manufacturers build up stockpiles to guard against demand spikes in COVID's second wave
Grocers and food manufacturers build up stockpiles to guard against demand spikes in COVID's second wave
Financial Post

Supermarkets and food manufacturers are building up their inventories to protect against surges in demand as a second wave of COVID-19 infections hits parts of Canada. Grocers and their suppliers don't appear to be expecting the same level of…

thediplomat.com - China, Food Security and Geopolitics
China, Food Security and Geopolitics
The Diplomat

This has not been a good year for China. The economy suffered a 6.8 percent economic contraction in Q1, followed by a 3.2 percent rebound (anemic by Chinese standards) in Q2. Relations with the United States remain tense and complicated. On top of…

energylivenews.com - Priyanka Shrestha - New £2m fund for sustainable food packaging hub in Wales
New £2m fund for sustainable food packaging hub in Wales
Energy Live News

A research and development facility in North Wales has been granted £2 million in funding to develop a hub for the development of sustainable food packaging. The £20 million University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre…

afr.com - Sarah Thompson, Anthony Macdonald, Tim Boyd - PE taste tests My Food Bag; PwC ramps up auction
PE taste tests My Food Bag; PwC ramps up auction
Australian Financial Review

Interested parties were told it was the first meal kit delivery business in NZ and had made the most of its first mover advantage. The group started sending food boxes to clients in Auckland and has since spread across more than a dozen NZ cities.

wilx.com - Associated Press - Michigan could lift ban on food assistance for drug felons
Michigan could lift ban on food assistance for drug felons
WILX

Published: Sep. 30, 2020 at 7:19 PM EDT|Updated: 5 minutes ago LANSING, Mich. (AP) - The lifetime ban from receiving food benefits for those with more than one drug-related felony conviction could be lifted under a bill that passed the Michigan…

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