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Notun Gud: The sweetness par excellence for Bengali winters | Food

In Bengal, the three winter months of Agrahyan (November – December), Poush (December – January) and Magh (January – February) evoke agriculture, food and festivities. The celebration consists of making and eating pithey, pooli and payesh (pancakes made with rice, dumplings and kheer or boiled and thickened milk). Nobanno in Agrahyan is the time when […]

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Why you should share your story and enter the SBS Food and Diversity In Food Media competition

Food comes in many forms: it can be wok-fried, roasted on a spit, kneaded into flatbread, rolled in seaweed, spiced with acacia seeds, wrapped in banana leaves, and sprinkled with za’atar. . Food stories also come in different shapes, flavors and portion sizes. They’re not limited to special occasion restaurant reviews or swirling culinary trending […]

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Food crisis hits bee colonies

A beekeeper collects a honeycomb from a hive placed in a mustard field in Satgaon of Munshiganj. This photo was taken recently. —Sony Ramany Frequent and untimely winter rains this year have left bees, a key pollinator, in unprecedented conflict as they have died by the thousands fighting over food, beekeepers and government agricultural extension […]

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Can the seafood supply chain hold up as demand increases?

With the seafood sector looking well positioned for growth, can the supply chain hold up as demand increases? food institute takes a closer look at some of the recent developments in the category. Implications for the supply chain as demand grows Fresh and frozen seafood revenues have been growing over the past year and Allied […]

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Saudi fast food restaurant Albaik challenges its “branch” in Dhaka

Saudi fast food chain Albaik said on Wednesday it had no business in Bangladesh, while a Dhaka-based company said it had brought the franchise amid growing demand for fast food items in the country. Some customers, who have the experience of visiting Alabik stores in Saudi Arabia and the recently opened store named Albaik in […]

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Bangladesh explores food export opportunities to Brunei

The High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Brunei Darussalam today convened a meeting to explore opportunities for exporting food and beverage products from Bangladesh to Brunei. Nahida Rahman Shumona, High Commissioner of Bangladesh, and Lee Chiap Kiang, Managing Director of Sim Kim Huat Trading Company, held the meeting at the Bangladesh High Commission, a press release […]

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The 3 food swaps you need to do NOW to reduce the risk of deadly disease

KEEPING a healthy diet is one of the best ways to take care of your health, especially if you have diabetes. Diabetics need to pay close attention to their diet to ensure they don’t consume too much sugar. 1 Taking care of your diet is key when it comes to managing and preventing diabetes and […]

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Study reveals which countries produce the most food waste

We have long known how bad the effects of food waste can impact our planet. But are we really aware of the extent of the waste we produce? Use of UNEP data Food Waste Index report, Bosch conducted a study highlighting the 99 largest global exporters responsible for generating the most food waste. On average, […]

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Vessel carrying food grain from Bihar to Guwahati under flag, Union Min Piyush Goyal calls it “Gateway to the NE”

While flying the flag of the vessel MV Lal Bahadur Shastri carrying food grain from Patna in Bihar to Pandu in Guwahati, Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Piyush Goyal said on Saturday that he would open a new door to the “Northeast Gate”. He also unveiled the foundation stone of a […]

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Be on the road to food security

NILRATAN HALDER | Published: February 03, 2022 22:38:56 Circuit court campaigns against adulterated and unsafe foods have become almost routine, albeit commonplace. The magistrates under whose direction the raids are carried out impose heavy fines and sometimes close factories—mainly in cases of illegal and clandestine operations. Elements involved in criminal practices are even sent to […]

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Awareness needed to ensure food safety

Everyone, including producers and consumers, will need to be more aware of safe and nutritious food because food can be adulterated at any time, Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder said on Wednesday. “Greater awareness is key to ensuring food security,” he said during a program held at the capital’s BIAM Foundation auditorium, marking National Food […]

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Food insecurity soars in 20 hunger hotspots

On International Day of Education, we call on world leaders to transform the way we deliver education. The clock is turning. As a global community, we are committed to providing universal and equitable education by 2030. It takes just eight short years to get a quarter of a billion children into school. While remarkable efforts […]

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The rice revolution as a panacea against food inflation

By enrolling 4,489,786 farmers, who in turn grew 5,300,411 hectares of rice and 20 other staples on the Anchor Borrowers program platform, CBN may have found a new approach to breaking food inflation. , reports ABDULWAHAB ISA Food safety is an essential element for humans, ranking just after safety. No nation is truly secure if […]

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Nobody cares about the food the students take

No subsidy is allocated for student meals in these six public universities. Relevant authorities at each of these universities blame low budgets for the poor quality of food provided to students. Despite the highly anticipated Central Union of Dhaka University Students (DUCSU) and hall unions elections in 2019, the quality of food has not changed. […]

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Overseer-led team fails to deliver food and medicine to the beleaguered VC

Agitated students of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) on Monday (January 24) prevented a team, led by its supervisor, from bringing food to the Vice Chancellor who was confined to his residence. In the evening, Invigilator Alamgir Kabir, an associate professor, first went to the students in an attempt to persuade them to […]

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BD Thai Food will debut on the market on Monday

Trading in shares of BD Thai Food and Beverage, a BD Thai Group company, will start Monday on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE). Health Minister Zahid Maleque owns 11.41% of the company’s shares, where his sister Rubina Hamid owns 8.71%, his brother-in-law 3.41%, his son 2.71% and his daughter 0.61 %. Zahid Maleque established the […]

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A change in eating habits

People’s preference for fruit A LOOK CLOSE Nilratan Halder | Published: January 22, 2022 12:08:35 a.m. Apart from a few common native fruits, the Bangalees were not keen on farming and used to eat a variety of them. Even some of the local fruits were not grown systematically; only one or two fruit plants like […]

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BSEC panel auditor to review Samin Food finances for merger

The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) has requested RN Spinning Mills, a FAR Group company, to have the finances of Samin Food and Beverage Industries and Textile Mills audited by a member of the BSEC auditor panel. In addition, the company was also asked to submit an audited report with the draft outline of […]

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ICYMI: These discussions on agricultural policies will dominate 2022

The likelihood of the Mzansi Agriculture Master Plan being launched in the first half of this year is high. According to the chief economist of the Chamber of Agricultural Affairs of South Africa (Agbiz), Wandile Sihlobo, this means that discussions on the political process will dominate for most of 2022. In its weekly bulletin, Sihlobo […]

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No more food shortage or famine in northern Bangladesh, says Hasina

The government has taken initiatives to ensure that vegetables and other products from Rangpur division are processed and exported abroad, she said at the inaugural ceremony of the Rangpur division headquarters complex via video conference. from his official residence on Sunday. “There should be no monga [famine-like situation] or famine in the area anymore. People […]

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India’s largest catering company plans to split its shares

Jubilant FoodWorks (NSE:JUBLFOOD), India’s largest foodservice provider, announced on Friday that an upcoming meeting of the company’s directors will deliberate on a new share split in the company. Jubilant told the exchanges that its board of directors will meet on February 2 to review the company’s quarterly results and to consider a “proposal to change […]

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Each general investor gets at least 26 shares of BD Thai Food

FE REPORT | Published: January 13, 2022 09:31:31 Each general investor will receive at least 26 IPO shares of BD Thai Food & Beverage, while non-resident Bangladeshi investors will receive 20 shares against application of Tk 10,000. The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) officially awarded the IPO shares of BD Thai Food on Tuesday under the […]

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Impact of Covid-19 on vaccination, food consumption, maternal and child health

Debapriya Bhattacharya, Towfiqul Islam Khan, Fabiha Bushra Khan and Faria Tahmeen Momo | Posted: Jan. 10, 2022, 9:03 p.m. Bangladesh has made tremendous progress in food security and nutrition, maternal and child mortality rates, and other socio-economic indicators over the past decades. However, the Covid-19 pandemic has not only ravaged the economy in Bangladesh, but […]

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Falling wheat production raises food security concerns

YASIR WARDAD | Posted: January 08, 2022, 8:39 a.m. | Update: 08 Jan 2022 21:42:46 Production of wheat, Bangladesh’s second staple, fell by about 20 percent as demand swelled by more than 100 percent, pushing up import spending and food security concerns. The yawning imbalance was created within a decade, evidently as wheat consumption increased […]

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The pandemic has left millions of people in Asia fighting for food

Swift action by governments is needed to feed people during the pandemic – Photo: ADB By Manisha Pradhananga, Matteo Lanzafame, Irfan A. Qureshi ADB.ORG: COVID-19 has had broad impacts on food security in Asia. Policy makers must react quickly and aggressively to these challenges to avoid the long-term damage of this emerging crisis. The pandemic […]

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RN Spinning Mills merges with Samin Food

Shares of RN Spinning Mills topped the list of winners on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) yesterday after announcing it would merge with its unlisted sister company as it seeks to resume production. Yesterday, the listed spinning mills announced their merger with Samin Food & Beverage Ind. & Textile Mills Ltd. Its shares closed up […]

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Food Banks, Kill the Bill and Doctor Who: The Big Issue’s Most Read 2021 Stories

9. Roger Taylor: “I just wish I could say goodbye to Freddie” Queen’s drummer Roger Taylor. Image: Xavier Vila The Big Issue’s Letter To My Younger Self series makes a point of interviewing interesting people, asking them to look back on their lives and give each other some advice at 16. This high-profile interview with […]

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India’s exports of agricultural products and processed foods have grown steadily over the past decade

Exports of agricultural and processed food products under the basket of the Authority for the Development of Exports of Agricultural and Processed Food Products (APEDA) reached $ 20,674 million ( ??15.30.50 crore) in 2020-2021, from $ 17,321 million ( ??83,484 crore) in 2011-12, according to data from the Directorate General of Business Intelligence and Statistics […]

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India’s exports of processed agricultural and food products have grown at a sustained rate over the past decade, despite the challenges

Ministry of Commerce and Industry India’s exports of processed agricultural and food products have grown at a sustained rate over the past decade, despite the challengesExports of products under the APEDA basket increased from USD 17,321 million in 2011-12 to USD 20,674 million in 2020-21 Exports of cereals (non-basmati, basmati rice and wheat) and livestock […]

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Must-try foods at Cox’s Bazar

Spicy crab Cox’s Bazar is without a doubt one of the best vacation spots in Bangladesh. The beauty of the mesmerizing landscapes of the crashing waves of this magnificent beach attracts many travelers every year. Thousands of tourists flock to the coastal region all year round, making it a central tourist hub in its own […]

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The Food Talk celebrating Bangladeshi cuisine: 50 years of evolution

In Bangladesh, food is about celebration, and as we rekindle our patriotism and celebrate the Golden Jubilee of our victory, we also take this opportunity to reflect on how we have evolved as a country of a culinary point of view. With that notion, The Food Talk, a ranked Facebook group brimming with food lovers, […]

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The big bite of 2021: Burgers are taking over the fast food market!

If the indulgence had a name, it would be the hamburger, as the quintessentially American meal was among the most popular foods of the year. Over the past few months, burgers have become a part of the top F&B orders. The uniquely American meal gained traction as quick service restaurants (QSRs), cloud kitchens, and takeout […]

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Institutional failure causes high food inflation: CPD

A file photo shows bags of rice at a grocery store in the Kaptan Bazar kitchen market in the capital, Dhaka. Institutional weaknesses in pre-estimating the real demand for rice and non-rice products are responsible for the strong food inflation crisis in the local market since the start of the Covid pandemic, according to a […]

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An app for providing information on making and storing safe foods

From now on, the people of Bangladesh can get various information about food safety and how to prepare and store it to ensure food safety, by using an app. Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder on Monday launched the app titled “Khaddo Kothon” at the BFSA office. The Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) launched the app […]

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Support Afghans with food and medical assistance: Bangladesh tells OIC

Bangladesh would support the Afghan people through humanitarian aid in the form of food and medical aid. This was conveyed by Foreign Minister Masud Bin Momen during the 17th Extraordinary Council of OIC Foreign Ministers on Afghanistan, which was held on December 18 in Islamabad, Pakistan. For all the latest news, follow the Daily Star’s […]

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5.2cr food insecure people in Bangladesh

The number of food insecure people in Bangladesh rose 2.4 percent to 5.2 crore between 2018 and 2020, according to a recent study by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, while the pandemic has worsened access to food. According to the report titled “Asia and the Pacific – Regional Food Security and […]

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Agri Minister: Canadian Institute of Food Safety will play a role in sustainable food security

Agriculture Minister Dr Abdur Razzak inaugurated the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) regional office in Dhaka on Sunday, December 12, 2021 Courtesy Cooperation between Bangladesh and Canada in the field of agriculture will be further strengthened through this initiative, said Minister Agriculture Minister Dr Abdur Razzak said on Sunday that the regional office of […]

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Restaurant owners require one stop shopping for licensing, VAT for all food stores

BROA leaders also suggested renewing all licenses with three years validity. Bangladesh Restaurant Owners Association (BROA) has introduced a one stop service system to license catering businesses in the country and also subject all food stores, including street vendors, to value added tax ( VAT). They alleged that they currently have to apply to 11 […]

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Key drivers, restraints and opportunities of the global turmeric market for 2022 – the food beverage news

Regional and global overview of the global turmeric industry – competitive analysis, market forecast, industry news, segment analysis and investor analysis The global demand for turmeric market is expected to be driven by the existence of innovative and diverse products, improved packaging, online marketing and promotion. However, new entrants may find it difficult to compete […]

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Carpool and food delivery companies in the country fail to meet fairness standards

Ridesharing and food delivery platforms have grown rapidly in the country in recent times, engaging millions of the unemployed in income-generating activities. But new research from Fairwork Bangladesh, a collaboration between DataSense and the University of Oxford, has found that workers at these platforms often face low wages, risky conditions and exploitation. According to the […]

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Brazil targets $ 1.17 trillion halal food market, keen to increase trade share

SAO PAULO, Dec.6 (Reuters) – Brazil, the world’s largest exporter of food products like coffee and soybeans, wants to increase its exports of agricultural products to Islamic countries, said Flavio Bettarello, deputy trade secretary at the ministry of ‘Agriculture. Speaking at a trade conference in Sao Paulo on Monday, Bettarello said Brazil was in talks […]

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Khaleda takes solid food, but her condition remains unchanged

Khaleda zia A doctor and family member of Bangladesh Nationalist Party President Khaleda Zia said on Friday that she ate homemade solid foods alongside liquid foods. “Her health has not shown any change since Friday morning, but she ate some solid, home-made food Thursday night and Friday,” a member of Khaleda’s medical team and member […]

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BFSA adopts policy to limit trans fats in food

FE REPORT | Posted: 02, 2021, 11:10 a.m. The Bangladesh Food Safety Authority adopted the best practice policy under a World Health Organization (WHO) guideline for the regulation of toxic TFAs or trans fatty acids in food. In accordance with the policy, the level of trans fats would be limited with the aim of meeting […]

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Shaheen Bhatts birthday cake is a tale of fusion delicacies

What would you prefer for your birthday present? Chocolate or caramel? Biscoff or banoffee? Maybe you like all of these options and don’t want to miss any of them on your special day. Well if you are as lucky as Shaheen Bhatt you can get all of these flavors and textures packed into your birthday […]

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Banana, but not Vedas

Spanish traders from Africa brought it to Spain in the 16th century while Portuguese sailors took it to South America. While colonizing tropical countries from Jamaica, the Portuguese began growing bananas in Latin America on large farms using slave labor. Until the Victorian period, bananas were not widely known in Europe or the United States, […]

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Orissa High Court Calls for Government Response on Food Security Coverage | Bhubaneswar News

CUP: Orissa’s high court on Thursday ordered the state government to put in place an action plan by January 6, 2022, to increase coverage of the National Food Security Program (SFSS). The HC heard a DIP filed by social activist Prafulla Samantara asking for special intervention through food security measures and food grains to cardholders […]

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Exporting processed foods caught in an ethnic marketing strategy

There is enormous export potential for Bangladesh’s agricultural products, agricultural products and processed foods in overseas markets, but it remains largely untapped. For example, if you browse the shelves of a super store in Malaysia, there’s a good chance you’ll find puffed rice or spicy chanachur, even with a “made in Bangladesh” label on it. […]

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Food companies unite for a shared vision – Logan City Council

Logan Town Mayor Darren Power and Rua Haung Café business owner Sujauddin Karimuddin at the Loganly Grown event. Posted: 23 November 2021 Share on Local businesses have come together to explore ways to get involved in the expanding food ecosystem of the Town of Logan. Loganly Grown was recently launched to connect local growers, manufacturers, […]

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Restaurant owners call for end to “fear, force and fines” by itinerant court

With a nine-point charter of demands, restaurateurs said there had been harassment in the name of mobile court searches of restaurants. “For no reason, courts with 15-20 cops, BGB [Border Guard Bangladesh], RAB [Rapid Action Battalion] and Ansar’s men are threatening us, ”the Bangladesh Restaurant Owners Association (BROA) said in a written statement on Saturday. […]

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KSrelief chief signs food security agreements with UN agencies

Saudi Arabia-Led Digital Cooperation Organization Supports Women’s Participation in Pakistan’s Digital Economy ISLAMABAD: The Saudi Arabia-led Digital Cooperation Organization supports the participation of women in Pakistan’s digital economy, DCO General Secretary Deemah Al-Yahya said on Thursday during her visit to Islamabad. According to the World Economic Forum, women make up 55% of the world’s unbanked […]

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Bangladesh to sign MoU with UK Food Standards Agency

Bangladesh will sign an agreement with the United Kingdom’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) to increase exports of agricultural products to European countries. Agriculture Minister Md Abdur Razzaque, who is currently in the UK, discussed the issue during the meeting with a delegation from the Food Standards Agency, according to a press release from the department […]

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Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry concludes Pindi Food Fest

Three-day food festival hosted by the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) concluded at Ayub Park, providing entertainment for residents of the Twin Cities RAWALPINDI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – November 15, 2021): A three-day food festival hosted by the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) concluded at Ayub Park, providing entertainment […]

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Rs 20 billion household subsidy to be provided under Prime Minister’s food program: Info Minister

PESHAWAR, Nov 09 (APP): Provincial Minister of Information and Higher Education Kamran Bangash said on Tuesday that a grant of Rs 20 billion would be provided to more than 26 lake households in Khyber Pakthunkhwa in the part of the Prime Minister’s food program over the next six months. Addressing a press conference here at […]

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Zaika – The best Indian food in Trubarjeva Cesta

Despite the growing number of Chinese restaurants, Slovenia is still not a great place for non-European cuisine, and it is only in the last decade or so that Ljubljana itself has experienced greater diversity in regarding its catering offerings. Much of the excitement is concentrated in and around Trubarjeva cesta, the colorful but rapidly becoming […]

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Saudi Food and Drug Authority Approves Pfizer Vaccine Use for Children 5-11 Years Old

RIYAD: When the Jewelry Salon opened in Riyadh in 2010, it was a hub where local designers could showcase their work and develop their brands. Since then, it has also become a regional showcase and focal point for jewelry enthusiasts, investors and prestigious local and international companies. Described as offering the largest jewelry exhibition in […]

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BFSA and New Zealand Ministry of Primary Industries sign MoU

FE ONLINE REPORT | Posted: 02, 2021, 18:50:06 The Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding with New Zealand’s Ministry of Primary Industries for cooperation on a safe food supply chain. The MoU was signed virtually by BFSA chairman Md Abdul Qayum Sarker and Julie Collins of New Zealand’s Ministry […]

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Average temperatures in high elevation areas have risen twice as fast as the global average, causing more river runoff and sediment flows, and the trend could worsen – ScienceDaily

Rivers flowing from the Tibetan Plateau and the surrounding high Asian mountains that are home to one-third of the world’s population have seen a rapid increase in annual water and sediment runoff since the 1990s, and the volume of sediment washed downstream. could more than double by 2050 under the worst case scenario, a team […]

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Bradford Rohingya AROUK Charity to Host Film, Food & Entertainment Event This Weekend as Part of Platforma Festival

A BRADFORD charity will be hosting an ‘educate and inspire’ event this weekend, bringing together people from different communities in the district. AROUK, an organization that supports the Rohingya community, will host the event at the Delius Arts and Cultural Center as part of the month-long Platforma festival. Mohammed Amin is the co-founder and international […]

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Baby food brands in Bangladesh: an overview

Bangladesh is one of the fastest growing economies in Asia. The food sector is therefore experiencing a revolution in this country. The baby products industry has experienced significant growth in recent years due to rising revenues in emerging markets. In addition, with the changes in parents’ attitudes towards child rearing and health care issues, consumers […]

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The raging hunger in India, a food-surplus nation, has complex factors at play, including pandemic disruption, writes ALI Chougule

Hunger is one of the biggest crises the world faces. According to World Health Organization 2018 estimates, more than 820 million people did not have enough to eat. While the Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated the crisis of poverty and hunger around the world, in India the situation looks rather grim. In the recently released Global […]

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Changing eating habits, reducing rice consumption: Minister of Agriculture

Agriculture Minister Dr Abdur Razzaque today urged the country’s people to gradually change their eating habits and eat other nutritious foods and fruits, thereby reducing the consumption of rice. “Per capita rice consumption in Bangladesh is 400 grams per day, which is the highest in the world. In many countries, the average consumption of rice […]

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Green farming brings rural Bangladesh to life

Today, 28-year-old Nasreen is a successful businesswoman. From her home in the Bangladesh countryside, she runs a thriving ecological farm, which supports the local ecosystem and does not use chemical fertilizers or pesticides. Its chemical-free vegetables reach customers in urban areas, thanks to the electronic platforms on which it is active. And as a participant […]

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Bangladesh’s food imports reach second highest in 10 years

Floods of last year, pandemic-induced difficulties in the agricultural sector and inability to maintain a good food reserve behind the rise, officials say Bangladesh imported 6.6 million tonnes of food grains in the just ended 2020-21 fiscal year, hitting a three-year record. The import volume of this tax is also the second highest in a […]

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Daraz from Alibaba Group acquires HungryNaki, a leading food technology start-up in Bangladesh to expand its presence in South Asia

Friday, March 19, 2021, 5:32 amPress release: Press release Alibaba-owned Daraz acquires HungryNaki in initiative welcoming e-commerce giant to booming food delivery industry in Asia This is the first full acquisition of a local startup in Bangladesh by a global e-commerce company and enables HungryNaki to evolve the hyperlocal delivery scene by leveraging Daraz’s complex […]

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Alibaba buys food delivery service in Bangladesh HungryNaki

DHAKA – Alibaba Group Holding has reached an agreement under which it will purchase a leading Bangladeshi online meal delivery service as part of one of its first international forays into the rapidly growing industry. Alibaba took full control of Ele.me, the second largest food delivery service in China, in 2018. The platform, which has […]

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Bangladesh Food Safety Authority and Land O’Lakes Venture37 sign agreement

Abdun Naser Khan, Deputy Secretary of BFSA, left, and Md Maksudur Rahman, National Director of Land O’Lakes Venture37, at the MoU signing ceremony at the BFSA office in Dhaka on Sunday, January 31, 2021 Courtesy The event took place at the BFSA office on Sunday Land O’Lakes Venture37 signed a memorandum of understanding on Sunday […]

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Security concerns drive Bangladesh’s food imports up

Workers make confectionery items without maintaining good hygiene on Friday at a bakery in Dhaka. -Sony Ramany Imported packaged foods such as bakery and confectionery products continue to be in high demand as many people have little confidence in local products for safety reasons. Packaged foods are regularly imported into 19 main categories and their […]

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Bangladesh food security initiative involved in blockchain fish traceability trial – Ledger Insights

Indian software company ByteAlly has partnered with Feed the Future Bangladesh Aquaculture and Nutrition Activity (BANA) to start testing a fish-focused blockchain food traceability program in Bangladesh. Feed the Future is part of the U.S. government’s Hunger and Food Security Initiative, which works with countries around the world to fight poverty, hunger and malnutrition. The […]

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World Bank to Fund $ 202 Million for Bangladesh’s Food Storage Capacity

Eight public steel grain storage silo complexes for rice and wheat will be built in eight different districts The World Bank has approved additional funding of $ 202 million for the Modern Food Storage Facility Project to increase the storage capacity of Bangladesh’s National Strategic Grain Reserves. Storage capacity will be increased by 535,500 tonnes […]

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Bangladesh’s food security is not at stake, but universal access must be ensured: experts

Although the UN has warned that protective measures against the coronavirus could jeopardize food security around the world, experts said Bangladesh would likely not face such a problem if the government could guarantee access to the world. population to food because it has a sufficient food supply. They also said the government should not be […]

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Bangladesh: Food Aid Fact Sheet – March 12, 2020 – Bangladesh

SITUATION • Attacks by armed actors on Burmese security posts in August 2017 and subsequent military operations in Burmese Rakhine state, home to the majority of Rohingya, triggered a major humanitarian crisis in neighboring Bangladesh. Violence in Burma forced nearly 706,000 people, most of them Rohingya refugees, to flee to south-eastern Bangladesh, joining more than […]

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Bangladesh: Food Aid Fact Sheet – March 3, 2019 – Bangladesh

Recurrent natural disasters, such as floods and cyclones, continue to exacerbate poverty-related problems, including food insecurity and malnutrition, in many parts of the country. A massive influx of refugees from Burma to Cox’s Bazar district in Bangladesh, one of the least developed districts in the country, has sparked a large-scale humanitarian response. SITUATION • Attacks […]

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Bangladesh: Food Aid Fact Sheet – May 15, 2018 – Bangladesh

Attacks by armed actors on Burmese security posts in August 2017 and subsequent military operations in Rakhine State, home to the majority of Rohingya Muslims in Burma, sparked a major humanitarian crisis in neighboring Bangladesh. Violence in Burma forced nearly 700,000 Rohingya refugees to flee to southeastern Bangladesh, joining more than 212,000 Rohingya living in […]

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Bangladesh: Food Aid Fact Sheet – August 11, 2017 – Bangladesh

More than 31 percent of Bangladeshis live below the national poverty line, according to the United Nations World Food Program (WFP). Frequent natural disasters, including floods and cyclones, compound the problems caused by the high national poverty rate. In addition to natural disasters, the most socially vulnerable Bangladeshis historically lack access to health and hygiene […]

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New power plant threatens agriculture and food security in Bangladesh

The government of Bangladesh is advancing plans to install a coal-fired power plant in the Rampal region of Bagerhaat district. This project is only 10 kilometers from the Sundarbans, an ecologically critical area, and threatens its very existence. The Rampal power plant will have dangerous impacts on agriculture and food security, plant and wildlife diversity, […]