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2021.07.14
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Tridge, the digital trading and market intelligence hub for food and agriculture buyers and suppliers, has completed Series C investment worth US$60 million from Forest Partners to help it scale and meet demand from food businesses searching globally for alternative sources as traditional supply...
2021.07.14
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A six-grade boy of Seki, Gifu Prefecture, has developed a trap to catch channeled apple snails using a plastic flower pot and a plastic bottle. Chihiro Kuriyama won the Seki mayor’s prize with the invention, and the city plans to use the trap to get rid of the agricultural pest. Kuriyama came...
2021.07.14
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Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited (CP Foods) joined hands with “42 Bangkok”, a Thailand campus of 42 Network, a world-renowned coding and programming school, to host "Virtual Hackathon by 42 Bangkok X CPF" in an effort to cultivate more talents to accelerate agriculture and food sectors...
2021.07.14
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A project to improve the knowledge and capacity of Vietnamese businesses in hi-tech agriculture will be soon carried out by Asialink Business of Melbourne University and Beanstalk AgTech of Australia. The project is part of the Australia-Vietnam Enhanced Economic Engagement Grant Pilot Programme...
2021.07.14
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The Taiwan Council of Agriculture has announced the new plan of constructing the cold chain for agricultural products. The plan will be focusing on basic infrastructure and increase the operating capacity, with a planned budget of €240 million from 2021-2024. Taiwan produces a lot of fruit,...
2021.06.04
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Frabelle Fishing Corp. (FFC), one of the largest tuna fishing and canning operators in the Philippines, has expressed interest in exploring business opportunities in India, including buying raw produce and putting up canning facilities in the South Asian country. “India has a potential to...
2021.06.04
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Japan's agriculture ministry says Singapore has lifted all regulations on imports of Japanese food products. The measures were imposed following the 2011 accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. The regulations required exporters of seafood and other products from Fukushima...
2021.06.04
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The cultivation of rice on a trial basis has begun in the Fukushima Prefecture town of Futaba, from where all residents were evacuated following the 2011 nuclear disaster. It will be the first rice crop in the town since Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc.’s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power...

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