Despite surplus domestic stocks, unnecessary wheat import leads to $1 billion loss

Ministry of Food, allegedly in league with flour mafia and wheat importers, facilitated import of 35,87,373 metric tons of wheat from September 2023 to March 2024

Pakistan’s food exports up by 48% to $5.6bn in 9MFY24

Rice exports increased by 83% to $2.930 billion from July to March FY2023-24, PBS data shows

Govt allows export of flour made from imported wheat 

Country has plentiful wheat stocks to satisfy domestic demand

After decades of sticking to spices, Shan Foods is bringing a new kind of product. Should National be scared?

Shan Foods dives into convenient cooking sauces, a potential growth market but faces hurdles in brand awareness, competition, and marketing to modern cooks

Export of bananas and onions temporarily banned during Ramadan: Commerce Minister

Food ministry cites concerns of potential price escalations

Government likely to restrict export of onion and banana 

Steps taken to counter shortage, and irregular jumps in prices during Ramazan

Sugar price hike has nothing to do with exports, says PSMA

LAHORE: The Pakistan Sugar Mills Association (PSMA) has categorically rejected a news item which appeared in a section of the media that...

High food prices continue to plague KP residents after Ramzan

PESHAWAR: Residents of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) are voicing their frustration with the local district administration's inability in controlling food prices that have...

FBR imposes 20% customs duty on import of tea whiteners

The Federal Board of Revenue's (FBR) customs classification committee has decided to impose a 20 percent customs duty on the import of...

FIA starts inquiry into monopoly, irregularities in food ministry’s department

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigative Agency (FIA) has launched an investigation into the alleged irregularities and monopoly of private firms in the Department...

Sophistication, class with a dash of European tincture, and you have the fancy restaurants of Pakistan

Restaurant-goers look for something more than just food, a complete experience of sumptuous devouring when eating out – that’s where local, expensive eateries come in

The meat experts are back in business

Despite recent liquidity issues and a tough economic environment, Al Shaheer is looking forward to a highly profitable year

Why are $300 million worth of oilseeds stuck at Port Qasim?

Bureaucratic red-taping may result in an uptick in the prices of essential food commodities

Lettus Kitchens closes angel funding round at $3m valuation with Kash Rehman

KARACHI: Karachi-born American entrepreneur Kash Rehman has invested an undisclosed amount in angel funding to help accelerate growth for Islamabad-based cloud kitchen...

National Foods’ excellent 2021

The famous spice company is determined to win the condiments and pickles department too