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Govt distributes over 3m sacks among wheat growers

ISLAMABAD: Over 3.022 million sacks (bardana) of 100 kg have so far been distributed among farmers across the grains producing areas of...
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Licences of 28 mills suspended after flour crisis, LHC told

LAHORE: At least 204 mills were found involved in the wheat shortage that led to the flour crisis in the country, a...

Vegan startup substituting meat raises $241 million from IPO

Beyond’s rival Impossible, meanwhile, has linked up with Burger King to offer a vegan version of its signature Whopper. Nestle and Unilever are also aiming to expand their presence in the expanding sector.

Tuna sells for record $3 million in auction at Tokyo’s new fish market

TOKYO: The owner of a Japanese sushi restaurant chain on Saturday set a record by paying more than $3 million for a...

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

Purchasing power wanes as rupee depreciation stings consumers and businesses

The rupee's depreciation has impacted consumer appetite and contributed to restaurants profit margins being squeezed as they attract fewer customers

PARC becomes ‘white elephant’?

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

For a food-loving city, Asad Sheikh provides a much-need curator

Foodies ‘R Us is a Facebook group that has grown into becoming one of the most recognised curators of food across Pakistan through its partnership with Coca Cola

ECC instructs to make USC operational again to stabilize food commodity prices

Currently, USC’s monthly sales stand around Rs1 billion and sitting on an inventory worth Rs4.5 billion

That unmistakable Shezan touch

Not the most highbrow or fashionable of either the bakeries or restaurants, Shezan has the kind of consistency and reliability that makes it stand out and rub shoulders with the best of the best in business

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.

Food exports surge 29.28pc to over $4.797 billion

Wheat exports went up from $1.038 million to $236.339 million, showing growth of 22668 per cent

PPA announces a decrease in chicken prices

Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA) announced a decrease in the price of chicken at the rate of Rs12 per kg to provide relief to people.

Shan Foods, intent on spicing it up with a listing on the bourse

With disposable incomes on the rise, the Pakistani international spices giant not just doubles its size in the last three years, but with new products and an acquisition part of its expansion plans, the family-run business is evaluating tapping into funds from the capital market