Kenyan distributor firm Mohan inks deal to import Bulgarian Flirt Vodka brands

KENYA – Kenya’s wines and spirits distributor, Mohan’s Oysterbay Drinks Ltd has secured an exclusive deal with Bulgarian spirits producer VP Brands International to import and distribute the popular Flirt Vodka in the country. A […]

FrieslandCampina to invest US$26m in local milk production in Nigeria

NIGERIA – Royal FrieslandCampina, the Dutch multinational dairy cooperative will invest US$26.69 million (23 Euros) in local milk production as part of its Dairy Development Programme (DDP) in Nigeria. Speaking during a visit to the Vice […]

Kenyan government drafts standards for blending of maize and wheat flour

KENYA – The government of Kenya has drafted guidelines and standards governing the blending of maize and wheat flour by millers to strengthen the nutritional components of the products, reports the Nation. According to a […]

EABL increases its stake in Tanzania’s Serengeti Breweries by 21.5%

TANZANIA – East African Breweries Limited (EABL), Diageo’s operating unit has raised its stake in Serengeti Breweries Limited (SBL) by 21.5% to build on its investment as a majority shareholder in the company. According to […]

Spur’s earnings grow 14% this year as it banks on new technology opportunities

SOUTH AFRICA – The South African steakhouse franchise restaurant chain, Spur Corporation has posted a 14% rise in headline earnings per share (Heps) from continuing operations and is banking on technology platforms such as Uber […]

Bunge Loders Croklaan launches new liquid margarine for artisanal and industrial bakeries

USA – Bunge Loders Croklaan, a leading global producer of sustainable premium quality vegetable oils and fats, has launched its new, next-generation, liquid margarine: Delica Pro Gold. According to FoodingredientsFirst, the plant-based, clean-label margarine for […]

PepsiCo joins Danone, Nestlé Waters and Origin Materials to the NaturALL Bottle Alliance

WORLD – PepsiCo Inc. has joined the Alliance to advance the shared goal of creating beverage containers with a significantly reduced carbon footprint, joining Danone, Nestle Waters and Origin Materials. The NaturALL Bottle Alliance is […]

Spirits company Edrington forms strategic partnership with Wyoming Whiskey

USA – Edrington, the international premium spirits company, has announced that it has formed a strategic partnership with Wyoming Whiskey, to expand its portfolio of premium spirits into the American Whiskey category. The company reported […]

Japan scraps ban on liquid baby formula with new standards for manufacturers

JAPAN – Japan’s milk industry has welcomed its government’s decision to revise an ordinance that prohibited the production and sale of liquid baby formula, reversing the ban that had permitted powdered product only. According to […]