Broadway Bakery – Expanding Capacity with Consumer Health in Mind

This article appeared in the Sept/Oct 2018 issue of Food Business Africa magazine Broadway Bakery Ltd., one of the oldest bakeries in Kenya, has recently commissioned a new fully automated Werner & Pfleiderer (W&P) bread plant at their factory in Thika, Kenya. The company has turned bread marketing on its head after introducing the highly…

Rice in Nigeria: Building local capacity to grow, process vital grain

This article appeared in the Sept/October issue of Food Business Africa magazine The Government of Nigeria, the world’s second largest importer of rice, has initiated a number of policy initiatives in the last few decades to boost rice production and processing in the country. Despite these initiatives, the country continues to import large quantities, as…

Olam in Africa – Growing Influence in Grain Milling in West Africa

This article appeared in the March/April issue of Food Business Africa magazine With its origins in Africa, Olam International is a well-known commodity trading company. The company’s recent aggressive foray into food, milling and feed processing points to a company that will be a major player in Africa’s industry going forward Olam International’s announcement of…

EABL: 95-year veteran brewery learns how to dance again

COMPANY PROFILE: EAST AFRICAN BREWERIES LTD This article appeared in the Jan/February 2017 issue of Food Business Africa Brewer bets on innovation to meet changing consumer needs and win in an unpredictable regulatory environment. Not many companies in the food and beverage space in Africa can boast of nearly 100 years of existence. Not so…

Pasta & Noodles: Grabbing a share of the consumer’s plate in Africa

This article appeared in the November/December 2016 issue of Food Business Africa Africa provides the next growth market for pasta and instant noodles, driven by a growing population, cost and convenience. We review the hotspots of growth in Africa and seek ways to drive faster adoption in this product category.   Catherine, a young college…

Capwell Industries: Miller with a focus on diversification and innovation

Capwell Industries is one of the most diversified food processing enterprises in Kenya. The company has been a trendsetter in the Kenyan market and is setting its eyes on new products and new markets in the near future. FoodWorld Media had a discussion with the company’s directors about their business.

Nairobi Bottlers Ltd – Bottling success with the future in mind

Nairobi Bottlers is Kenya’s largest bottler of Coca-Cola range of products. The company has recently invested aggressively in its processes, packaging and people, thereby improving its efficiency, competiveness and sustainability focus.

This feature appeared in the May 2016 issue of Food Business Africa magazine

FoodWorld Media had a discussion with Duncan Kimani, the company’s Country Manufacturing Manager – Kenya and his team.

Sales Manager – Tropical Heat Group

Sales Manager Tropical Heat Group - Kenya Location: Nairobi, Kenya Job description To provide the company with increased sales productivity and revenues; manage sales accounts; distribution network; build the brand and expand our product reach. Functional Responsibilities Responsible for the sales and marketing of the company’s products. Increasing market share of products in our various product lines…

Trade Quality Manager – Diageo, Kenya

Job Title -Trade Quality Manager Type of job – Permanent Function - Sales Company - Diageo, Kenya Location: Nairobi - Kenya Job description This role reports to the Sales Operations Manager with a dotted line to Quality Manager in Operations Context/Scope: The jobholder handles all consumer/customer complaints in Kenya to safeguard KBL market share and protect…