Monthly Archives: September 2013

China reportedly just bought 5% of Ukraine (but the Ukrainian partner denies it) – Quartz

See on Scoop.it – The Asian Food Gazette. RT China reportedly just bought 5% of Ukraine (but the Ukrainian partner denies it) Quartz Given its dwindling available farmland and expanding population, China has been among the most aggressive. See on … Continue reading

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Biggest Chinese Takeover Of An American Company Is On

See on Scoop.it – The Asian Food Gazette. Sept 24 (Reuters) – Smithfield Foods Inc shareholders on Tuesday “overwhelmingly” approved the pork packer’s $4.7 billion sale to Shuanghui International Holdings Ltd in what is shaping up to be the biggest … Continue reading

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World Food Price Index: September 2013

See on Scoop.it – The Asian Food Gazette. The World Economics Food Price Index (FPI) is based on average end-use prices for a typical basket of grocery items in national currencies indexed to January 2011 = 100. See on http://www.worldeconomics.com

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American safety limit for the imports of Japanese food is 12 times more lax than Japan | Fukushima Diary

See on Scoop.it – The Asian Food Gazette. RT @HumanRightsAnon: American safety limit for the imports of Japanese food is 12 times more lax than Japan http://t.co/Tdm648feuZ See on fukushima-diary.com

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Palm-oil stockpiles expanding add to record Indonesia supply

See on Scoop.it – The Asian Food Gazette. RECORD inventories of palm in Indonesia, the largest producer, will add to the biggest global supply of vegetable oils in history, driving down costs for makers of everything from food to fuel … Continue reading

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Fukushima fisheries to resume trial fishing after samples prove safe

See on Scoop.it – The Asian Food Gazette. Fishing operations off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture were set to resume Wednesday, about a month after leaks of contaminated water at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant forced trial … See … Continue reading

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Fisheries official to ask Seoul to end food ban

See on Scoop.it – The Asian Food Gazette. Japan asked South Korea on Monday to rescind its expanded import ban on fisheries products from eight prefectures related to concern with radiation-contaminated water leaking into the Pacific Ocean from … See … Continue reading

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India and wine.

See on Scoop.it – The Asian Food Gazette. Wine-makers believe the key to bigger business lies in education, marketing and distribution. See on http://www.thehindubusinessline.com

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Japanese Pickled Ginger (Gari) Recipe – Viet World Kitchen

See on Scoop.it – The Asian Food Gazette. We are in the season of young ginger. Tender, mildly spicy and gorgeous to look at, the creamy hands are making their way to Asian markets. See on http://www.vietworldkitchen.com

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Tasting Kirin’s beer of many colors

See on Scoop.it – The Asian Food Gazette. Morbid curiosity had prompted me to order a Two-Tone beer cocktail at the branch of Kirin Ichiban Shibori Garden in Tokyo’s Akasaka district. I had read, with no small measure … See … Continue reading

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