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Based on Bangkok daily rates, the Rubber Board of India will fix the price of the natural rubber on a daily basis. (Image source: Récolte/wikimedia)

In a bid to arrest the price fall in India, 17 India-based tyre companies have agreed to procure natural rubber from domestic market at 25 per cent rate higher than the international price

The US department of agriculture revised the exports to a four-year low of 2.5m tonnes in 2014-15. (Image source: Maja/sxc.hu)

China has clamped down corn imports from the USA by 500,000 tonnes this year over claims of containing a genetically modified variety not approved by Beijing

The increase in demand for chocolate was almost seven times greater in Asia compared to that of traditional European markets. (Image source: Salina Hainzl/sxc.hu)

The world will run out of cocoa by 2020 and even bumper crops may not be able to keep up with soaring demand from Asia, biggest international confectionery manufacturers have warned

TUF is the first and only Thai company in the food category to be selected as an official member of DJSI Emerging Markets 2014. (Image source: TUF)

Thai Union Frozen Products Public Company Limited (TUF) has been selected by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) Emerging Markets 2014 as the first-time member in the food category

While Indonesia still has a significant amount of immature land to come into production, its rate of new plantings has slowed in recent years. While in Malaysia, growth has slowed as suitable new land for planting is diminishing rapidly. (Image source: Martin H/Wikimedia Commons)

The crude palm oil market in Asia will grow due to the consumption in the emerging markets such as China and India in spite of the recent downturn in prices, a Frost & Sullivan report stated

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