Harvesting rice by hand, Haryana, India. Credit: Nice Rice


Can rice be produced sustainably?

By Bethan Grylls

With rice’s shocking sustainability record, Nice Rice founder Fergus O’Sullivan leads the charge in developing a more environmentally friendly product with a lesser-known farming practice at its heart.

Indo European Foods has won a 400 store deal with Morrisons

Indo European Foods wins Morrisons deal

By Michael Stones

Indo European Foods, the manufacturer of meal kits, cook-in sauces and micro meals, has won a 400-store distribution deal with Morrisons.

Amira processes a range of rice products

Amira G Foods targets foodservice next

By Rod Addy

Rice firm Amira G Foods, which aims to target foodservice customers in the UK after clinching a contract to supply 400 Asda stores, is eyeing acquisitions and seeks to expand into new food categories.

Tilda was credited with bringing Basmati rice to the western World

UK management stay in Tilda rice deal

By Rod Addy

Rice brand Tilda’s UK management team will be kept on to drive the growth of the brand following its acquisition by US-based Hain Celestial Group.

Wheat bran has great potential as a UK source of ferulic acid

Bran plan for ferulic acid process

By Gary Scattergood

HGCA - the cereals and oilseeds division of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board - is spending £235,000 to develop a process for the production of ferulic acid from wheat bran.

GM rice hearing set for February

GM rice hearing set for February

By Elaine Watson

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) will have to defend its handling of the GM rice contamination issue at the High Court in February.Mr Justice Crane...

Spiced up with Deep heat

Spiced up with Deep heat

By Rick Pendrous

Britain's love affair with Indian food has far to go, hears Rick Pendrous, as he meets the boss of one of the nation's biggest spice importers


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