Angola imports 400,000 tons of rice a year, seeks local production

ANGOLA - Angola imports 400,000 tons of rice a year to add to its locally grown 25,000 tons to market needs, says the Secretary of State for Agriculture, Carlos Alberto Pinto. In order to meets its needs and reduce imports, the country, emerging from decades long conflict, has to put in place about 300,000 hectares…

Angolan food delivery startup aims for regional expansion

ANGOLA - Angolan food delivery startup Tupuca is planning on adding new features and expanding to neighbouring countries having seen solid uptake since its launch. Founded in 2015, Tupuca is Angola’s first food delivery platform, allowing users to order from multiple restaurants straight from their smartphone. The startup – which recently won the Angolan leg of the Seedstars World…