Coca Cola’s Atlanta-based company buys French juice company Tropico

ATLANTA – The Coca-Cola’s Atlanta-based beverage giant has added a French juice company to its ever-diversifying portfolio, as it continues to acquire more companies in the beverage market. According to Coca-Cola, it entered into an […]

Ingredion announces US$60m investment of specialty food ingredients in Asia

ASIA – Ingredion Incorporated, a leading global provider of ingredient solutions, today announced US$60 million of planned investments to grow its specialty food ingredients business in Asia. According to the company, it commenced expansion of […]

Mars, Nestle and Unilever pledge to join Saudi Arabia’s Healthy Food Strategy

SAUDI ARABIA – Leading global food and beverage manufacturers; Mars, Nestle and Unilever, as well as importers have signed a voluntary pledge with the SFDA that includes reducing sugar, salt and fat content The Saudi […]

Arca Continental officially complete construction of new plant in Houston

USA – Arca Continental, one of the largest Coca-Cola bottling companies in the world, and its Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages company, has completed the laying of the first stone of its new plant and Center for […]

Kenya imposes new tariffs on Tanzanian flour as trade war escalates

KENYA – Kenya has announced 25% import duty on Tanzania’s products like flour, saying it is produced from imported wheat which contravenes the East African Community (EAC) rules and regulations on such products, reports Business […]

Buhler and Microsoft partner to launch digital service for optimizing food and feed processing

SWITZERLAND – Uzwil based technology company has in partnership with Microsoft launched MoisturePro at Microsoft’s annual Ignite Conference, a cloud based framework for digital services in the food and feed processing industry. Powered by Bühler […]

Egypt wheat imports forecast higher in 2018-19 despite strong local production

EGYPT – Egypt’s wheat imports are projected to increase from 12.3 million tonnes to 12.5 million tonnes in the year 2018/19 despite strong local production forecasts, according to USDA’s Global Agricultural Information (GAIN) September report. […]