Nestle launches Materna Opti-Lac to support breastfeeding in lactating mothers

SWITZERLAND – Nestle has launched a new product called MATERNA Opti-Lac to support and protect lactating mothers from risks associated with breastfeeding. The probiotic solution will help them reduce the risk of breast pain and […]

Symrise’s Diana Food opens R&D facility in Canada to drive innovation

CANADA – Diana Food, the nutrition and wellness division of Symrise has opened a new research & development facility in Quebec, Canada to promote innovation in consumer nutrition and well-being solutions. The new center will […]

Nigerian rice processor to invest US$50m in new high capacity processing plant

NIGERIA – Darma Rice Mill Ltd has unveiled plans of investing about US$50 million (N15.2 billion) in setting up a new rice mill with an annual capacity of processing 600,000 tonnes. According to a report […]

Thermo Fisher Scientific’s metal detector meets ‘gold standard’ requirement

UK – Thermo Fisher Scientific, an American biotechnology product development company has unveiled its latest metal detection technology which has met stringent standards set by UK leading retailer Marks & Spencer. The “gold standard” requirements […]

Nigeria Eat n’ Go opens 100th fast food outlet in US$27.78m investment plan

NIGERIA – Eat n’ Go Limited, Nigeria’s franchisee for Domino’s Pizza, Cold Stone Creamery and Pinkberry gourmet frozen yoghurt, has opened a new outlet in Lagos. Speaking at the unveiling in Lagos recently, Patrick McMichael, […]

Unilever unveils wrapper-less ice cream multipack to tackle plastic waste

UK – Unilever has launched new wrapper-less multipack for ice cream, Solero Organic Peach to reduce plastic use in the home. The new pack uses 35% less plastic compared to the original pack and is […]

Tyson Foods launches first plant-based products and new brand

USA – Tyson Foods has unveiled its first plant-based and blended products and a new brand called Raised & Rooted®, marking an entry into the growing alternative protein segment. Under the new brand, the company […]

Standards body opens new regional office in Kisumu to improve efficiency

KENYA – The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) has opened a new regional office in Kisumu, Western Kenya, as it seeks to strengthen its service delivery and efficiency across the country The new ultramodern facility […]

AAK launches anti-blooming agent to boost shelf-life in chocolates

SWEDEN – AAK has launched cocoa butter-based anti-blooming agent COBAO Pure, which delays migration and heat-related bloom in chocolates. The new cocoa butter product increases the shelf-life of chocolates with between 50% to 400% by […]

US-based agric equipment firm AGCO opens regional office in Morroco

MOROCCO – US-based manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, AGCO has opened a regional office in the northeast of Casablanca, Morocco to serve the West and North African market. The new office seeks to further […]