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Lagos Govt introduces Eko Coconut Bread to boost food security in Nigeria

Nigeria's LASCODA has formulated a bread made from coconuts to enhance food security and add value to its coconut chain. Pic: ©iStock/Solistizia/id-art

The Lagos State Coconut Development Authority (LASCODA) has developed a bread made from coconuts in an effort to improve food security in the region.

Astarta Grain is one of the largest vertically integrated agricultural companies in the Ukraine focusing on grains, among other things. Pic: iStock: ©lakovKalinin

Astarta secures $25m loan from EBRD to develop and modernize Ukraine grain sector

Cargill is spending $18m on upgrading its grain elevator in Gibbon, Nebraska. Pic: Cargill

Cargill ploughs $18m into upgrades at US grain facility

Consumers are going nuts over nut-based snacks, which is partly responsible for driving up the price of the commodity. Pic: ©iStock/Andris Tkachenko

PepsiCo brings Sunbites to nuts amid rising commodity costs

Grana, the largest umbrella body for grain-producing companies in Russia's Altai region, is opening a new cereal mill together with Tretyakovsky Elevator in 2018. Pic:  ©iStock/joruba

Grana to open Russian cereal mill in Altai region

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PepsiCo palm oil progress report dismissed as ‘masterful window dressing’

Scientists have identified the genome sequence of Wild Emmer - the ancestor of modern wheat - which could enable them to cherry-pick the more advantageous genes and characterists involved in domestication. Pic: ©iStock/monsitj

Cereal breakthrough: Scientists unveil wild wheat genome sequence capable of boosting future food production

The sharp increase in the butter price is causing a flurry of concern among manufacturers of butter-rich baked goods and patisseries. Pic: ©iStock/yanast

Rising butter price stirs up discontent in bakery and pastry sector

The growing global grain consumption trend will contribute to an average annual growth rate of about 2%, with no significant acceleration or deceleration, predict analysts. Pic: ©iStock/Six Dun

Sluggish growth forecast for global cereal sector to 2025, says analyst

New strains of wheat rust were found in numerous regions across the world last year. Pic: ©iStock/Volokhatiuk

Rust continues to damage world wheat supplies

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