Neogen unveils portable version of its mycotoxin testing solution Raptor® Solo

SCOTLAND – American-based food safety and biotechnology company, Neogen has introduced a portable version of its innovative Raptor® Integrated Analysis Platform, allowing customers to carry out mycotoxin testing in the laboratory or anywhere they choose. […]

Givaudan, UC Berkeley collaborates to identify most promising plant-based proteins

USA – Swiss flavors and fragrances company, Givaudan and researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have identified the six ‘most promising plant-based proteins’ for the food industry. The research project held in collaboration with […]

Danone North America achieves Zero Waste to Landfill at New Jersey plant

USA – Danone North America has announced that it has achieved Zero Waste to Landfill” status at its Bridgeton, New Jersey manufacturing facility. According to Danone, this means more than 40 tonnes of waste will […]

CHS upgrades Ohio grain elevator to improve efficiency

USA – CHS Inc., the American agricultural company is in the process of its grain elevator facility located in Akron, Ohio with a goal to improve speed and efficiency during harvesting. CHS said the move […]

Seed Co to invest US$10m in new artificial seed drier to boost operations

ZIMBABWE – Seed Co, one of Africa’s leading seed producers, will invest US$10 million in acquiring a new artificial maize seed drier as it seeks to increase seed supply in the region. Seed Co intends […]

FrieslandCampina WAMCO posts 6% growth in revenue to US$413.82m

NIGERIA – Nigeria’s largest dairy producer, FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC, posted 6% growth on revenues to US$413.82 million (N149.2bn) during its 2018 financial year. During the period, the producer of Peak and Three Crowns brands […]

First Milk acquires Fonterra’s stake in whey protein joint venture

UK – The New Zealand dairy corporative, Fonterra has agreed to offload its 51% stake in the Fast Forward joint venture with British dairy cooperative First Milk. First Milk which supplies milk, cheese and other […]

Bunge partners Field to Market for transparent and sustainable farming

USA – Agribusiness giant, Bunge has partnered Field to Market to integrate the latter’s sustainability metrics into Bunge Centerfield™, a partnership that collects farm-level data to promote supply chain transparency and sustainable agriculture. Using the […]

Ghana launches initiative to develop livestock industry

GHANA – Ghana has launched the ‘Rearing for Food and Jobs (RFJ) campaign, another module of the government’s flagship programme “Planting for Food and Jobs” aimed at developing livestock industry. Speaking during the launch of […]

Denali Ingredients invests in a new baked products facility in the US

USA – Food ingredient supplier, Denali Ingredients has invested in a new manufacturing facility in New Berlin, Wisconsin focused baked inclusions for the ice-cream and sweet treats. The 98,000-square-foot facility features a state-of-the-art commercial oven […]