Shops still strong-arming customers on sugar sales despite govt warnings?
Customers say they are still forced to buy premium sugar even if all they want is normal coarse sugar.
Struggling with price hikes, traders drop out of Menu Rahmah initiative
They say the rising costs are making it too difficult for them to continue absorbing the cost of the affordable meals.
Restaurants face spectre of closure as price hikes continue
Many eateries are grappling with the increase in price of raw goods and other operational costs such as rent.
Is Malaysia ready for a rice crisis?
Experts say it is unlikely that the problems with local food supply will resolve on their own.
Vegetables in India to cost more for longer on erratic monsoon
Prices usually ease from August, when the harvest makes its way to the market, but this year, traders expect costs to remain high until October as supplies stay tight.
Silkworm sashimi, cricket curry on menu as bugs make a comeback in Japan
While some consumers think eating insects is just gross, Japan has a rich culinary history of insects as food.
World food prices fall again in June, UN says
FAO says the higher forecast is almost entirely driven by better prospects for global wheat production, with the forecast lifted by 0.9% to 783.3 million tonnes.
US approves lab-grown chicken for sale
The products will be available soon at select restaurants.
Rohingya refugees face soaring hunger and crime after aid cuts
The cuts - forced by a massive shortfall in funding - have stoked fears of a rise in acute malnutrition and child deaths in the world's largest refugee settlement.
Hawkers back on China's streets as economic recovery teeters
Economic pressure is forcing hawkers to risk fines or having their products confiscated.
Menu Rahmah helps cut food inflation, says minister
Salahuddin Ayub says inflation for food outside the home has dropped from 9.6% to 9.3% since the initiative was introduced in January.
World food prices rise for first time in a year
Reports say the April rise reflected higher prices for sugar, meat and rice, which offset declines in the cereals, dairy and vegetable oil price indices.
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