Punjab Food Authority declares 61 ghee, cooking oil brands ‘unhealthy’

PFA has declared 61 ghee and cooking oil brands unhealthy for usage and has further seized 47,233 litres of ghee and cooking oil

PARC becomes ‘white elephant’?

Ministry of National Food Security and Research declines additional funds worth Rs1.32 billion for PARC

The global halal trade: Is Belgium the next frontier for Pakistani exports?

A growing Muslim population and rising non-Muslim interest in halal products is a market waiting to be captured

China offers Pakistan to establish foot and mouth disease-free zones

Meat and meat preparation exports to overseas market rose by a meagre 2.26% to $225.646 million in the previous FY18

Indonesia offers assistance to Pakistan in palm oil production

In collaboration with Indonesian businessman, food-grade palm oil to be produced FAISALABAD: Indonesia is willing to set up joint ventures in the production and processing of...

Market Daily: KSE-100 plunges 758 points pre-election

KSE-100 index continued to slide, as was the case on Friday. The bears dragged down the market by 758 points to 40,464 level (down 1.84 per cent) as pre-election jitters engulfed the market.

CCP issues opinion on competition concerns in the sugar sector of Pakistan

Taking notice of the sugarcane procurement crisis, the CCP held an open hearing on January 25, 2018, providing a platform to all stakeholders including representatives of the federal and provincial governments, growers, millers, retailers, distributors and consumers to express their concerns.

Engro’s third quarter profit rises 62pc YoY

LAHORE: Engro Corporation, on Monday, in a board of directors meeting held in Karachi approved its financial results for the quarter ended March 31,...

Nestlé Pakistan announces Rs3.38bn profit after tax, down 17.3pc YoY

LAHORE: Nestlé Pakistan Limited in a notification to Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Monday, released its financial results for the period ended March 31,...

SHC sends betel nut for lab test, next hearing on April 10

KARACHI: An appellate bench of Sindh High Court (SHC) directed to send a well-known betel nut product for a laboratory test seeking a report...

Common standards for SAARC countries on food items approved

LAHORE: South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations have approved harmonised and uniform standards for three food items. While the final common standards draft...

Seafood exports reach $264.18mn In eight months

ISLAMABAD: The exports of fish and fish preparations from the country have witnessed a 10.18 per cent increase during first eight months of 2017-18,...

Oil, food, transport imports grow 29pc in July-February

LAHORE: Pakistan’s oil, food and transport import bill amounted to $16.2 billion in the first eight months of the current fiscal year, witnessing a...

New technologies successful in developing salt resistant crops to enable food security

ISLAMABAD: The world-renowned authority on food security, Prof Mark Tester explained how the twin challenges of meeting food requirements of a rapidly growing world population,...

Vegetables worth $1.37bn imported in first half of current fiscal year

LAHORE: Pakistan has spent $1.37 billion on the imports vegetables in the first half of the current fiscal year, reported a private English daily. According...

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