Kenyan retailer Naivas Supermarkets suspends sale of red meat pending quality assessment

KENYA – Naivas Supermarkets has suspended the sale of red meat across all its stores countrywide to allow for the results of independent testing of its meat and assessment of its supplier base. This follows […]

DSM and Evonik opens US$200m Veramaris fish feed facility in the US

USA – Royal DSM in collaboration with the Dutch industrial corporation have inaugurated US$200 million commercial facility in Blair, Nebraska dedicated to production of sustainable aquaculture feeds. Veramaris is a 50-50 joint venture between DSM […]

Carrefour Kenya reassures consumers of meat quality as expose reveals unregulated use of preservatives

KENYA – Carrefour Kenya has reassured consumers across the country of consistent meat quality offered on its shelves affirming that it does not use preservatives to prolong the shelf life of meat. This follows an […]

Namibia’s Tunacor Group invests in new solar powered fish processing facility

NAMIBIA – The Tunacor Group, Nambia’s largest fishing company is investing in a new solar powered horse mackerel processing facility in Walvis Bay. The 4 000 square metre facility will be fitted with solar panels […]

Brazilian meat companies BRF and Marfrig end possible merger talks

BRAZIL – Brazilian meat processors, BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA have called off negotiations for a possible merger as announced in May this year. The companies which were set to combine operations to […]

Nigerian state partners Irish dairy firm to explore investments in dairy sector

NIGERIA – The Irish Dairy Milk is set to partner with the Ogun State, south-western of Nigeria, in a major investment with a focus on the dairy and livestock sectors. Speaking during a meeting with […]

Danish Crown’s Tulip to invest US$12m in UK bacon plant expansion

UK – Tulip food company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Danish Crown is investing US$12 million (£10 million) in capacity expansion at its Redruth bacon factory in Cornwall, UK. This is part of the company’s strategy […]

Nigeria to partner local varsities in US$100.37m programme to revive poultry sector

NIGERIA – The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has unveiled a US$100.37 million (N36 billion) university-based programme that seeks to revive the country’s poultry sector. The programme will provide infrastructure that will support sustainable production […]

Tanzania, Netherlands sign five-year deal to boost aquaculture and poultry subsectors

TANZANIA – Tanzania has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Netherlands to improve performance of Tanzania’s poultry and aquaculture subsectors. The deal will be implemented over the next five years through a public-private partnership […]

McCain Foods invests in US chicken nuggets startup Nuggs

USA – Maker of potato specialties and appetizers, McCain Foods has invested in New-York based chicken nuggets startup, Nuggs as it looks to strengthen its position in plant-based solutions. Nuggs, co-founded by 19-year old Australian […]