Tea prices are rising for a range of reasons. Image Source: Getty Images/imv

Why is the price of tea going up?

By Augustus Bambridge-Sutton

Like many other commodities, tea is increasing in price. This is due to instability: instability in the climate and instability in the world of geopolitics.

The trade deal won't take immediate effect and must be ratified by each country's government. Pic: ©GettyImages/Bet_Noire

Dairy industry reacts to North American leaders signing USMCA deal

By Beth Newhart

After months of back-and-forth and a tumultuous summer of trade disputes between the US, Canada and Mexico, the three North American nations have officially signed the US Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA), dismantling the previous North American Free Trade...

Pilgrim’s Pride's sales and profits both dropped in Q3 of this year

Pilgrim’s Pride sees sales drop in Q3

By Chloe Ryan

Poultry processor Pilgrim’s Pride has announced a fall in sales and profits for the third quarter of the year due to “continued challenges in the export market” and the strong dollar, the company said. 

Broiler production in Argentina is to reach record levels next year

Argentinian broiler production on the rise

By Chloe Ryan

Broiler production in Argentina is expected to reach a record 2.1 million metric tons (mmt) in 2016, fuelled by growth in exports, according to a new US Department of Agriculture (USDA) report by marketing specialist Andrea Yankelevich from the US embassy...

China driving global demand for beef

Global beef demand being driven by China

By Georgi Gyton

The global beef market looks set to see demand continue to grow, with strong interest coming from China, according to a new Rabobank report.

Burcon: Market timing right for pea protein

Burcon: Market timing right for pea protein

By Maggie Hennessy

Functional plant protein supplier Burcon NutraScience Corp. continued its focus on commercializing its “invisible” pea protein isolate Peazazz during the second quarter of fiscal 2014, beginning operations at its semi-works facility, ramping up discussions...

Mexico and Canada become TPP members

Mexico and Canada become TPP members

By Carina Perkins

Canada and Mexico have formally joined the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade negotiations, ministers announced this week.


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