Coca-Cola Beverages Africa to launch its sparkling fruit juice Appletiser in Spain

SOUTH AFRICA – Coca-Cola Beverages Africa has announced that it is set to launch South Africa’s sparkling fruit juice Appletiser in the European market starting with Spain, with later introductions in Western Europe and the […]

Schweppes Zimbabwe to venture into oranges production to boost juice feedstock

ZIMBABWE – Schweppes Zimbabwe Ltd, a soft drinks producer under The Coca-Cola licence, is considering to start production of oranges to boost its supply chain for its juice processing plant in Beitbridge, reports the Herald. […]

Tanzania initiates construction of US$2.19m abattoir and meat processing facility

TANZANIA – Tanzania’s Longido district council has initiated the construction of US$2.19 million facility that will act as an abattoir as well as meat processing facility in accordance with the industrialization agenda. According to Daily […]

Nigerian Breweries establishes new US$275.2m ‘Commercial Paper’ programme

NIGERIA – Nigerian Breweries Plc, a subsidiary of Heineken N.V. Group has set up a US$275.2 million Commercial Paper (CP) programme to complement other sources of working capital, while diversifying its funding sources to include […]

San Francisco Equity Partners acquires Brazi Bites cheese bread brand

USA – San Francisco Equity Partners (SFEP), is a private equity firm focused on expansion-stage of technology companies, has announced that it has acquired a majority stake in frozen, gluten-free cheese-bread brand Brazi Bites. The […]

Retail company Supervalu announces agreement with Blackwells Capital

USA – Supervalu, a grocery industry leader in grocery wholesale distribution and professional services, has entered an agreement with Blackwells Capital, in which has agreed to withdraw its director nominees and vote all of its […]

Spain, USA and UK researchers successfully create GM rice with HIV-neutralizing proteins

WORLD – An international team of researchers from Spain, the United States, and the United Kingdom has successfully created a strain of genetically modified (GM) rice that will produce HIV-neutralizing proteins. According to Crop Biotech, […]