Food and Drink

Thailand declares war on sugar with tax
UK escapes Lactalis salmonella scare
Egypt looks to private sector to boost food security
Heineken building $100m brewery in Mozambique
Summer 2017 saw rising butter prices ©Tobi/123RF
Butter shortage set to last through Christmas
Food security 'hindered' by competition law
Palmer & Harvey goes into administration
René Lemée said Chinese middle-class consumers had turned to Iberian ham as a luxury food © 123RF
Spain faces ham shortage caused by Chinese demand
PFI president Ramesh Katri said egg prices had surged beyond the price of similar weighted chicken
India’s eggs now more costly than chicken
Avocado Australia's chief executive said competition between supermarkets and restaurants was a big factor in the increasing prices © 123RF
Australian avocado prices set to reach $4
Food standards system ‘easy to game’
Nestlé said the new policy would affect its brands such as ice cream maker Häagen-Dazs © Häagen-Dazs
Nestlé to use only cage-free eggs by 2025