FIIRO develops technology to commercially extract natural sweetener Thaumatin

NIGERIA – The Federal Institute of Industrial Research (FIIRO) has said that it has developed a technology that allows commercial extraction of Thaumatin, a low-calorie sweetener and flavour modifier. According to a Beverage Industry News […]

Coca-Cola, Nigerian Bottling Company win top slots at sustainability awards

NIGERIA – Coca-Cola Nigeria Ltd and its franchise bottler, the Nigerian Bottling Company Ltd (NBC) have emerged winners at the 12th Annual Sustainability, Enterprise Responsibility (SERAS) Awards, reports Beverage Industry News. Coca-Cola was named the […]

Zomato acquires TechEagle Innovations for drone-based food delivery

INDIA – One of India’s largest restaurant search and discovery platform, Zomato has announced that it has acquired Lucknow-based developer of customized drones to enhance drone-based deliveries in India. According to ET Retail report, TechEagle […]

JD.com and Japan’s Mitsubishi Chemical open hydroponic plant in China

ASIA – Jingdong Group, the Chinese ecommerce giant best known as JD.com has partnered with Japanese Mitsubishi Chemical to open a hydroponic plant to serve customers in China. The factory which is located in the […]

Zomato Chief Financial Officer Sameer Maheshwary resigns after 5 months

INDIA – Food delivery platform, Zomato’s Chief Financial Officer, Sameer Maheshwary has resigned less than six months after joining the company, reports ET Retail citing information from three people. The finance team would likely be […]