Tiger Brands’ half year earnings drop 16% on Listeriosis outbreak

SOUTH AFRICA – Half year earnings for the Africa’s biggest packaged-food producer, Tiger Brands dropped by 16% following the outbreak of the ‘world’s worst’ listeriosis outbreak reported to have cost it US$29 million. The deadly […]

Bunge S.A to supply ‘cheaper’ wheat for humanitarian relief in Ethiopia

ETHIOPIA – Bunge S.A, Amsterdam based subsidiary of Bunge Limited has made the least offer to supply 35,000 tonnes of wheat for US$10.51 million meant for humanitarian assistance programme deemed Productive Safety Net Program. The […]

Ghana to establish a Cashew Development Board by June to regulate the sector

GHANA – Ghana is planning to establish the Cashew Development Board by the end of June this year with a mandate to regulate the cashew industry, reports GNA. Making the announcement, Ghana’s president Nana Addo […]