food supply - updates

Rappler's latest stories on food supply


Europe's fresh food prices in flux as virus impact bites

May 06, 2020 - 1:15 PM

As European food growers grapple with the ripple effects of lockdowns, many shoppers are feeling the squeeze

Strawberries are on sale at the open Cadillac market near the southwestern city of Bordeaux on April 25, 2020, as a limited number of people are allowed into the market to shop at one time on the 40th day of a strict lockdown across France aimed at curbing the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the novel coronavirus. (Photo by GEORGES GOBET / AFP)

World Bank warns pandemic could pressure food supply chain

Apr 23, 2020 - 11:00 PM

The Philippines is among the countries that has conducted 'excess' buying of rice, says the World Bank

Prices of basic commodities continue to hike on Sunday, August 19, 2018. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

World faces food crisis in wake of coronavirus – U.N., WHO, WTO

Apr 01, 2020 - 8:33 PM

Over the longer term confinement orders and travel restrictions risk causing disruptions in agricultural production due to the unavailability of agricultural labor and the inability to get food to markets

Tourist influx threatens food security in El Nido

Jun 24, 2017 - 7:00 AM

There are other factors that contribute to the inadequacy of the food supply Agricultural lands being converted into resorts is one of them


DA: Enough pork, chicken supply even after holidays

Dec 28, 2014 - 10:17 AM

The Department of Agriculture urges the public to remind traders that the country has an abundant supply of both kinds of meat

Teaching ways to fight hunger

May 03, 2014 - 8:30 AM

Agriculturists help improve the hunger situation in a small town by teaching in the local high school in Pangasinan

Sign leading to the organic farm of Agno National High School

INFOGRAPHIC: The Stress Nexus

Feb 24, 2014 - 9:00 AM

Population growth and rising prosperity are adding pressure on our supply of energy water and food – also known as the stress nexus

AgriNurture ends 20-year supply deal with SM group

Oct 26, 2012 - 12:23 PM

Listed agricultural firm AgriNurture Inc and its two subsidiaries are ending their 20 year fruits and vegetables supply agreements with Sy led SM Group s chain of supermarkets citing unsatisfactory profits