Nigeria sets up committee to create policy framework to boost dairy industry

NIGERIA - The Federal Government said it has constituted a stakeholder’s committee to develop a policy framework to boost the dairy industry. The Minister of State for Industry, Trade and investment Hajia Aisha Abubakar, said that the objective is to attract and achieve local participation in the dairy business; ensure local content development of dairy;…

China Resources Beer in talks to acquire Heineken’s China business – sources

CHINA - China Resources Beer (Holdings) Co Ltd is in talks to acquire Heineken NV’s China business in a deal that could be worth more than $1 billion, as the country’s largest brewer seeks new growth from premium brands, five people close to the discussions said. The negotiations come as global beer giants such as…