Demand pushed NBC’s conversion of plant to logistics hub, NBC reveals

NIGERIA – Nigeria Bottling Company (NBC) Limited has revealed that pressure on demand of its products in the country was the reason behind transformation of its Enugu production Plant into a logistics and distribution hub, […]

Gulf Capital invests US$22m in Tunisia’s olive oil producer CHO Company

TUNISIA – Gulf capital, a Middle East – based asset management firm, has invested US$22 million in Tunisia’s largest organic and natural olive oil producer, CHO Company. Abdelaziz Makhloufi, founder and chairman of CHO Company, […]

Aldi and Graham’s The Family Dairy inks milk supply deal worth US$71m

SCOTLAND – UK supermarket chain Aldi has entered into a five-year milk supply agreement with Scottish milk producer Graham’s The Family Dairy in a deal worth approximately US$71.06 million (£55 million). Graham’s The Family Dairy […]

Kellogg reports 4.2% growth in sales as restructuring costs bite in the Q4

USA – The Kellogg Company has posted 5.4% rise in sales growth for the year 2018 even as the fourth quarter continued to feel the impact of the costs of ongoing restructuring at the company. […]

Danone expands US plant-based foods facility to increase output

USA – World’s dairy corporation, Danone has inaugurated an extension site to its plant-based foods production facility in Dubois, Pennsylvania, increasing capacity in plant-based alternatives in the United States. The expansion would help address the […]

Refresco acquires Cott’s soft drink concentrate production business

CANADA – Leading beverage manufacturer, Refresco Group has acquired the concentrate manufacturing business of Canada based beverage and foodservice company, Cott Corporation. The transaction whose details remain undisclosed, RCI International division, which Refresco has agreed […]

Symrise opens sweet goods and dairy laboratory in the US

USA – Flavors and fragrances company, Symrise has inaugurated an upgraded sweet laboratory dedicated to development of new prototypes for sweet goods and dairy applications in New Jersey, USA. The Food & Dairy Applications laboratory […]

Tyson Foods recalls chicken nuggets on rubber contamination concerns

USA – Tyson Foods has announced a voluntary recall of 5-pound bags of Tyson Fully Cooked Panko Chicken Nuggets over concerns of possible contamination with small pieces of rubber. The company has recalled 36,420 pounds […]