EU lowers the maximum residue level for several pesticides allowable on horticultural imports from Kenya

KENYA – The European Union (EU) has reviewed its policy on the maximum residue levels (MRLs) for several pesticides allowed on horticulture imports from Kenya by lowering the permissible limits. The new MRL limits have […]

KBL partners with Safaricom in developing smart coolers leveraging on IoT

KENYA – The Kenya Breweries Limited, subsidiary of the East African Breweries Limited has partnered with Safaricom a Kenyan mobile network operator to connect and enhance its coolers with sensors which leverage on the Internet […]

PepsiCo and CARE partner with Egypt to launch US$3.7m women focused agricultural program

EGYPT – The Ministry of Social Solidarity in Egypt in partnership with PepsiCo Egypt and CARE Egypt have inked a partnership protocol to launch the She Feeds the World (SFtW) program with a US$3.7m investment […]

Tiger Brands reports 17% decline in full year earnings despite growth in revenue

SOUTH AFRICA – Tiger Brands, JSE listed packaged food processor has reported a 17% decline in its headline earnings per share for the year ended 30 September 2019 to 1 349c, compared to 1 633c […]

Costa Coffee names former McDonald’s UK head as its CEO

USA – Costa Coffee, American coffeehouse chain and subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Company has appointed Jill McDonald as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective 2nd December. McDonald, an experienced business leader who has worked […]

Kerry partners with IBM in developing an AI tool that predicts trends in the F&B industry

IRELAND – Kerry Group, in partnership with IBM recently launched a proprietary, predictive artificial intelligence (AI) tool, Kerry Trendspotter, to forecast future trends in food and beverage. The artificial intelligence tool is designed to improve […]

ADM opens new automated animal nutrition facility in Vietnam

VIETNAM – Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has opened its fifth livestock feed plant Vietnam located in Hoa Mac, Ha Nam province to enable the company meet the growing customer needs for livestock feed. The […]

Maxum Foods launches food service division to meet demands in the Aussie market

AUSTRALIA – Maxum Foods, one of Australia’s leading suppliers of dairy ingredients has officially launched its food service division, Maxum Food Service. With Maxum Food Service, the company seeks to offer restaurants, cafes and quick […]

Purple Carrot launches The Garden Incubator to accelerate plant-based brands

USA – Boston-based plant-based meal kit company, Purple Carrot, has launched a new service, The Garden Incubator, that will be made available to select early-stage plant-based companies looking to scale. Purple Carrot intends to use […]

DSM debuts new BakeZyme solutions to maximize freshness in baked goods

NETHERLANDS – Global health and nutrition company, Royal DSM has launched new solutions under its BakeZyme portfolio; BakeZyme Fresh XL and BakeZymeMaster developed to maximize freshness in baked goods. The new maltogenic amylase solutions enable […]