Brazil’s Atlas ‘superfoods’ business bolstered by capital market incursion

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register SAO PAULO, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Privately owned grain trader Atlas has raised 100 million reais ($19.39 million) in the local capital market so far this year to grow its Brazilian “superfoods” business, a market where large trading firms will not venture , an executive said. … Read more

Indian yoga guru eyes stock market debut of 4 group firms

A hoarding with an image of Baba Ramdev is seen inside a Patanjali store in Ahmedabad, India, March 28, 2019. Picture taken March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register NEW DELHI, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Indian consumer group Patanjali, co-founded by a well-known yoga guru, said on … Read more

Argentina hikes biofuel prices for the domestic market

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register Sept 6 (Reuters) – Argentina’s government on Tuesday increased domestic prices of biodiesel for blending with diesel, as well as for bioethanol made from sugarcane and corn. The Ministry of Economy’s energy secretariat set the price of biodiesel at 220,000 Argentine pesos ($1,566) per tonne, up … Read more

Major Gulf markets dip on oil weakness, inflation worries

Traders wait at the Bahrain Bourse after Joe Biden won the US presidency, in Manama, Bahrain, November 8, 2020. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register Aug 21 (Reuters) – Most major Gulf stock markets fell on Sunday amid fears of a potential global recession and volatile oil prices, but … Read more

Nigerian entrepreneur turns local crops into gluten-free pasta

LAGOS, Aug 17 (Reuters) – Renee Chuks, a trained chef, started experimenting with making pasta from cassava in her Lagos kitchen during a national lockdown in Nigeria in 2020 during the coronavirus pandemic. She uses locally grown crops like cassava and plantain to produce hand-made pasta infused with herbs, which she now sells through her … Read more

UK leadership candidates seek to undermine the new push for Scottish independence

LONDON, Aug 15 (Reuters) – The two candidates battling to be Britain’s next prime minister will try to present themselves as defenders of Scotland’s place in the United Kingdom on Tuesday by promising more scrutiny of Scotland’s government to undermine a new push for independence. The Scottish National Party, which heads Scotland’s semi-autonomous government, wants … Read more

China’s Luckin plans store expansion, remains committed to the US market

Women leave a store of the Chinese coffee house chain Luckin Coffee in Beijing, China, July 8, 2020. Picture taken July 8, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Peter Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register HONG KONG/BEIJING, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Two years after it was forced to withdraw from the Nasdaq for an accounting fraud, … Read more

Factbox: Economic sanctions China has imposed on Taiwan over Pelosi visit

US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi attends a meeting with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen at the presidential office in Taipei, Taiwan August 3, 2022. Taiwan Presidential Office/Handout via REUTERS. Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register BEIJING, Aug 3 (Reuters) – China on Wednesday suspended exports of natural sand to Taiwan and … Read more

UK leadership candidate Truss: junk food taxes “are over”

LONDON, Aug 2 (Reuters) – The frontrunner to become British prime minister, Liz Truss, said she would scrap plans to restrict multi-buy deals on food and drink high in fat, salt, or sugar and would not impose any new levies on unhealthy food. Britain already taxes sugar in soft drinks, and in May delayed until … Read more

Britain’s Greggs reiterates outlook in tough market

A Christmas themed window display is pictured at a branch of Greggs bakery chain in London, Britain, November 18, 2021. Picture taken November 18, 2021. REUTERS/May James Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register LONDON, Aug 2 (Reuters) – British baker and fast food chain Greggs (GRG.L) maintained its full-year outlook on Tuesday, … Read more