Market Digest: stories from around the world
Phelim O'Neill
Brief news snippets from Iceland, New Zealand, USA and Brazil.
14 March 2023 News
GM wheat gets approval in Brazil
A genetically modified wheat that has been approved for use in Brazil claims to be drought-tolerant and able to yield higher than other wheat.
22 February 2023 Viewpoints
Dempsey at Large: re-examination of regulations overdue
It is ironic that the vast bulk of protein imports into Europe is soya from North and South America, produced with GM technology, a technology which is forbidden in Europe.
Country Crest boss calls for national tillage co-op
Consumers want cheap food, Michael Hoey said, and expect that this food is going to be on the supermarket shelf every Monday morning or every Saturday.
11 January 2023 News