How to Stop Russia’s Plan for Global Food Chaos

About 25 million tons of grain now sit in Ukrainian silos blockaded by Russian ships. By disrupting global food and energy supplies, the Kremlin seeks to spark multiple international crises, forcing the West to pressure Ukraine into negotiations. The US should spoil Russia’s strategy by establishing a maritime corridor with a naval coalition of the … Read more

EU tries to get grain from Ukraine as Russia′s war drags on | Europa | News and current affairs from around the continent | DW

As top EU diplomats met in Luxembourg on Monday, the bloc’s foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, warned of the risk of famine, particularly in Africa, should Ukraine’s efforts to export wheat be further thwarted. “The problem comes from the Russian blockade of Ukrainian grain,” Borrell told EU foreign ministers — making it clear once again … Read more

A Russian Perspective on the Food Crisis

Russia has become a target for accusations that have nothing to do with reality. Our country is being imputed with trying to take steps aimed at deliberately degrading global food security, preventing Ukrainian agricultural exports by sea, and blocking the sowing campaign in that country. It’s time to put an end to these speculations. According … Read more

What counts as ‘better-for-you’ confectionery?

CHICAGO — Determining what better-for-you means in the confectionery space has become increasingly challenging as more shoppers look to improve their eating habits. Is it fewer calories? Less sugar? Does it refer to functional products featuring added vitamins or plant-based treats made without animal ingredients? “Better-for-you can be a whole bunch of things,” said Marcia … Read more