SOUTH AFRICA - Philafrica Food, a recently launched subsidiary of agricultural investment holding company Afgri Group, says it plans to transform food processing in sub-Saharan Africa through investments of between R50m and R100m over the next 18 to 24 months. CEO Roland Decorvet said on Tuesday Philafrica aimed to become a big food operator in…
KENYA – German animal nutrition company, MIAVIT GmbH, has now opened a new office and warehouse in Kenya to serve customers’ needs for quality nutritional products.
KENYA – Millers have warned that the drop in maize flour prices is temporary, arguing that prices will revert to market levels once cheap grains from the government is exhausted in 12 days.
KENYA – The government will tomorrow release 1 million bags of maize from the National Cereals and Produce Board with the aim of cutting the cost of maize flour which has hit an all time of Sh150 per 2kg packet.
AUSTRALIA – Australia is strengthening its position as a major exporter of lentils following a bumper crop.
KENYA – Shortage of raw material has forced 10 per cent of animal feed manufacturers to close shop even as the prices of their products skyrocket on account of limited supply of maize.
SOUTH AFRICA – South Africa, the continent’s biggest maize producer, might reap the largest harvest of the grain in 36 years as rains improved yields and boosted the crop’s size by 83 percent from last year, the Crop Estimates Committee said.
GHANA – Olam group company Nutrifoods Ghana Limited, would celebrate a major milestone when it commissions its newly expanded factory in Tema on Friday, March 31.
ZAMBIA – Zambeef Products Plc’s stock feed plant in Mpongwe, which will have a production capacity of about 15,000 tonnes of feed per month, is expected to be commissioned in May this year.