Zimbabwe millers alert over bread shortage as flour stocks dwindle

ZIMBABWE – Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe have warned over shrinking wheat flour stocks that may adversely impact on bread supply in the country, reports New Zimbabwe. In a notice to the National Bakers Association […]

Tanzanian government calls on investors in edible oils as demand increases

TANZANIA – The Tanzanian government is seeking for investors in the edible oil sector to process and supply the product to the local market in a bid to meet the increasing demand, reports The East […]

Wine producer Distell selects WPP as global partner agency

SOUTH AFRICA – South Africa based wine and spirit producer, Distell Group limited, has selected WPP’s Team Liquid, a global holding company, to manage the full spectrum of its marketing communications on its global portfolio […]

Kenya’s dairy giant Brookside partners Co-operative Bank in a training programme

KENYA – Brookside Dairy, a leading dairy producer in Kenya, has partnered a Co-operative Bank’s capacity-building arm, the Co-op Consultancy and Insurance Agency in rolling out a training programme that seeks to enhance cooperate governance […]

Poultry association calls for interventions as SA chicken imports hit new record

SOUTH AFRICA –  The South African Poultry Association (SAPA) has called for more interventions o protect the local poultry industry as chicken imports hit 538 434 tonnes in 2018 putting more pressure on domestic market.  […]

EU to pump US$166.74m in Ghana’s agriculture to boost food security

GHANA – The European Union, has committed US$166.74 million (£147 million) as an intervention to revolutionize the agricultural sector in Northern Ghana with an aim of improving food security in the country. The funding is […]

Arla’s cost-saving program pushes revenue higher, pays out all 2018 profits to farmers

DENMARK – Danish dairy producer, Arla Foods has reported improved sales and revenues from benefits of the company’s transformation program and has said that it will pay out its full year net profit to farmers. […]

Glanbia Nutritionals acquires US premix and ingredient distributor Watson

USA – Glanbia Nutritionals, a nutritional subsidiary of Glanbia Plc has acquired Watson Inc., a US based supplier of nutrient premixes and ingredients for the food industry. For Glanbia, the deal whose transaction remains undisclosed […]

Coca-Cola European Partners to invest US$566m in 2019, creates CCEP Ventures

EUROPE – Coca-Cola European Partners has announced plans to invest over US$566 million (€500 million) in 2019 and has created CCEP Ventures, innovation investment programme geared towards delivering technology-focused service. The investment is part of […]