Zimbabwe’s President inaugurates Innscor’s Prodairy Milk Processing Plant in Ruwa

ZIMBABWE - President Mnangagwa has commissioned a new Prodairy Milk Processing Plant in Ruwa, Zimbabwe that will aid the country in addressing milk consumption gap. According to the Herald, the new facility which is a division of a consumer goods focused group, Innscor Africa Holdings becomes Zimbabwe’s third UHT Processing Plant after Dairibord and Dendairy.…

Bakhresa flour mills receives ISO Certification for Azam brands

TANZANIA – Bakhresa Group, the operator of flour mills that manufacture Azam brand of wheat flours has received ISO (International Organization for Standardization) Certification for its four flour mills. The industrial conglomerate received certifications in Quality Management System (ISO 9001: 2015), Food Safety Management System (ISO 22000: 2018), Occupation Safety and Health Management System (ISO…

Yum Brands income jumps 8.6% powered by more Taco Bell and KFC diners

USA – American fast food company Yum! Brands has posted strong quarterly performance with 8.6% rise in net income to US$454 million from $418 million in the comparable period last year. The company results indicated that strong sales at KFC and Taco Bell offset continued weakness at Pizza Hut which is losing to competitors in…

Polish firm Feerum JSC to commission grain silos in Tanzania next year

TANZANIA - Feerum JSC, a Poland based producer of grain silos is set to commission a number of grain silos in Tanzania’s Songea, Dodoma and Shinyanga regions and two districts next year. The Polish firm signed an agreement with Tanzania’s National Food Reserve Agency to construct five grain silos in December 2016 in a deal valued…

Cargill to close its soybean crush and oil refinery facility in Lusaka, Zambia

ZAMBIA – Cargill has announced that it will cease all operations at its soybean processing and vegetable oil refinery plant in Lusaka, Zambia effective end of October. The American based grain and agricultural corporation made the decision in regard to increasing amount of illegal imports of vegetable oil from neighbouring countries, a Lusaka Times report…