Zambia’s Green Crop to invest US$72m in Paprika Production

ZAMBIA – Green Crop Field Investment Limited, a Zambia based company, has expressed interest in a Paprika Production and Processing Plant at an investing cost of US$72 million, reports Lusaka Times. Central Province Permanent Secretary, […]

Ghana’s research institutes introduce improved Vitamin A orange corn

GHANA – The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in partnership with the Crops Research Institute (CRI) has introduced a new improved vitamin A rich orange maize varieties, reports Ghana News Agency. The research […]

French firm Lactalis to buy Prabhat Dairy business for US$238m

INDIA – The French dairy company, Lactalis has reached an agreement to acquire the milk-processing business of Maharashtra-based Prabhat Dairy for US$238.37 million (Rs 1,700 crore). According to ET Retail, Lactalis, through its local arm […]

Nestle opens new maternal and infant nutrition R&D center in Ireland

UK – The global food and drink giant, Nestle has opened a new global research and development centre for maternal and infant nutrition at its manufacturing facility in Limerick, Ireland. The centre, its first in […]

Kwik Lok appoints Xiuming Bai regional sales director in China

CHINA –  Kwik Lok Corporation, a Yakima, Washington based packaging manufacturer has appointed Xiuming Bai (Robert White) as Regional Sales Director to lead the sales team in China. Xiuming Bai, a Chinese American joins Kwik […]

Ingredion unveils virtual lab and dairy expertise for EMEA region

USA – Ingredion Incorporated has introduced virtual lab, Inside Idea Labs in the EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa), bringing its dairy applications and expertise in the region. Dairy manufacturers will be able to […]

Novio Group acquires packaging firms Flacopac and Deflaco

EUROPE – Novio Packaging Group, a Netherlands based packaging manufacturer has acquired the Dutch packaging firm Flacopac and sister company Deflaco for an undisclosed sum. German-based Flacopac and Switzerland’s Deflaco produces a range of food […]

Symrise unveils 2025 strategy targeting health and naturalness

GERMANY – The Dutch flavors and fragrances company, Symrise AG has announced its new long-term targets until 2025, with a particular focus on capitalizing the rising trends in the health and natural category. The company […]