Kenyan tea agency mulls investing in paper manufacturing factory

KENYA – The Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) has unveiled plans of investing in a paper manufacturing plant as part of efforts to grow its revenue. Founded in 2000, KTDA’s core business has been providing comprehensive services […]

Azelis acquires Canadian specialty ingredients and chemicals firm Chemroy

CANADA – Leading chemicals and ingredients supplier, Azelis has announced that it has acquired 100% shareholding in Canadian distributor of specialty chemicals and food ingredients, Chemroy for an undisclosed amount. Azelis said that the transaction […]

USDA’S FSIS issues best practices guideline in response to customer complaints

USA – Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has issued a best practices guideline to help the meat and poultry industry respond to customer complaints related to adulterated […]

DuPont launches poultry feed supplement Syncra® AVI in Asia Pacific

ASIA – DuPont Animal Nutrition has launched DuPont™ Syncra® AVI, a feed supplement designed to maximize nutrient digestibility in poultry production in Asia Pacific region. Syncra® AVI is a combination of two proven technologies, enzymes […]

Owens-Illinois to invest US$60m in expanding glass production facility in France

FRANCE – Owens-Illinois, Inc (O-I) has announced that it will invest about US$60 million to expand its glass production facility in Gironcourt, France as part of the planned investment in Europe. The company said the […]

Alapala’s R&D center receives innovation award from Turkish authorities

TURKEY – Alapala, one of the leading brands in flour milling equipment and mill projects has received the R&D Center Certificate from the Turkish Ministry of Industry and Technology. According to a World Grain report, […]

Biomin launches water-soluble mycotoxin solution against fumonisins in feed

USA – Austria based animal health and nutrition company, Biomin has unveiled the ‘first-ever’ water-soluble purified enzyme, FUMzyme® sol which acts against fumonisins in animal feed. The enzyme can easily be sprayed on extruded feed […]

Ugandan agro-processing firm bags Presidential exporters’ award

UGANDA – UGACOF, a Ugandan agro-processing and value-addition company, was ranked as the top exporter and winner of the 24th President Exporters’ Award for 2018. UGACOF, whose main business is coffee processing including hulling, cleaning, […]

Coca-Cola South Africa launches US$6.99m SME Supplier Development Fund

SOUTH AFRICA – Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) has announced that it will avail US$6.99 million (R100 million) over the next five years to support the growth and development of its suppliers.  Speaking during the company’s […]