cereals News

Chana and tur growers await pending dues from govt-run procuring agency

It is estimated that that National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd (NAFED), the central agency, which had directed the procurement operations under the Price Support Scheme (PSS), is yet to release the payment worth Rs 235 crore for the state.

Old-world charm in Europe? Cereal cafes serving Lucky Charms

A classic bowl with milk is still the standard. But they're often topped with combinations that go far beyond what most Americans would recognize as a breakfast banana sliced over Corn Flakes.


Food inflation at record high but farmers not getting any richer

The two crops where inflation continues to be a worry are fine cereals and the fruits and vegetables (F&V) complex.

Monsoon deficit likely to impact kharif output,prices: RBI

Deficit of 21 per cent is likely to hit production of kharif crops,mainly coarse cereals and pulses.

India's food chain in deep change

Having more money than your parents is pushing up demand for high-protein foods.

Govt to sell cereals to check price rise: Montek

India's Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said the government would 'aggressively' sell cereals in the open market to rein in surging food prices.


Paddy sowing down,farmers shift to coarse cereals

As the country comes to terms with deficient monsoon that has adversely affected the paddy crop,all is not lost with farmers....

Food prices push up inflation

Inflation rose to (-)1.17 per cent for the week ended July 11 compared to (-)1.21 per cent in the previous week as food articles like pulses...