Mintec said that the sharp increase is due to saw severe frosts during November, usually the start of the harvest, in Rio Grande do Sul, the main growing region.
The procurement manager at Northumbrian Water says engaging with their top suppliers was the key to being sustainable.
The FMCG company said it will investigate after a study by the environmental campaign group found an orangutan habitat was being cleared in plantations linked to its supply chain.
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A local authority has been allowed to proceed with the award of a £19 million contract to provide waste services after a supplier had claimed the evaluation process breached regulations.
Lord Woolman said that the government created a very tight deadline for any challenges having issued its decision letter immediately prior to a bank holiday weekend.
The adoption of a single standard for e-invoicing will help eliminate barriers to cross-border public procurement, says Michel Barnier, European commissioner for internal market and services.
Leeds City Council said it has been "left with no choice" to bring a bankruptcy action against the former chairman of a property developer to recover legal costs after a failed procurement challenge.
Reforms to the rules governing European public sector procurement have been hailed as a great result for buyers, suppliers and taxpayers. Paul Snell examines what the changes will mean to public purchasers.
Africa’s supply chain challenges are well-known but national and regional differences must be understood, says Tielman Nieuwoudt.
Organisations can significantly mitigate any potential damage and costs by following good practices.
Lack of compliance is the number one frustration for travel buyers. In this beginner’s guide, Mark O’Brien explains how to develop a strategy in seven steps.
Iqubal Pannu looks at what the reform means for businesses and provides tips to avoid violations.
Paul Quinn has a mandate to reform the Irish government’s procurement. He talks to Paul Snell about the challenges ahead and what is needed to make the three-year project succeed.
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