Berjaya Partners Holista to Offer Healthy Breads and Foods in Starbucks Malaysia, 7-Eleven and Other F&B Outlets

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Malaysians will soon be able to order healthier breads and food products from Starbucks Malaysia, Kenny Rogers and 7-Eleven stores under a collaboration between Berjaya Corporation Bhd (“Berjaya”) and homegrown natural foods specialist Holista Colltech Ltd. (“Holista”). Australian Securities Exchange-listed Holista, headquartered in Petaling […]

Editorial: Securing food for all

The food bank to be set up by the Cebu City Government addresses more than food security. Cebu City Councilor Alvin Dizon proposed the establishment of a food bank to address food security during disasters and other emergencies, reported Wenilyn B. Sabalo in SunStar Cebu on Oct. 2. City Ordinance 2570, also known as “An […]

Adoption of global standards in agri, food supply chain sought

THE business sector is pressing for the adoption and recognition of global standards in the supply chain to promote product safety and traceability, address pandemic-related risks and challenges and realize a smooth transition to the digital era. Sergio Ortiz-Luis Jr., president of the Philippine Exporters Confederation Inc. (Philexport), called on the government to “seriously consider […]

Exporters call for global product compliance standards

Exporters are urging the government to implement global product quality compliance standards to improve international trade.  Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc. in a statement Friday said the use of global supply chain standards would promote product safety and improve business transition to digital systems.  Philexport President Sergio Ortiz-Luis, Jr. during his opening remarks at the GS1 Philippines […]

Poverty, zero hunger by 2030

THE Department of Agriculture (DA) is aiming to meet the United Nations’ (UN) sustainable development goals (SDGs) of ending poverty and achieving zero hunger by 2030 in the country. In a statement, agriculture and fishery industry stakeholders, top government officials and heads of Philippine and the UN’s developmental organizations support the call of the DA […]

Zero hunger seen attainable by 2030 with 7% agri output growth

THE GOAL of attaining zero hunger by 2030 is achievable if agricultural production grows much faster than current levels, officials said. In a recent dialogue organized by the Department of Agriculture (DA) on responsible agricultural investment in food, an official with the Department of Agrarian Reform’s Bureau of Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Development, Director Baltazar T. Cruz, […]