Land O’Lakes rebrands International Development unit to Venture37

USA – American agricultural cooperative, Land O’Lakes Inc has rebranded its agricultural development arm Land O’Lakes International Development to Land O’Lakes Venture37 to further bolster its global presence. Land O’lakes Venture 37 builds on the […]

Organic Valley secures 100% renewable electricity in renewed sustainability drive

USA – Organic Valley, United States’ largest farmer-owned organic dairy cooperative, is set to meet its clean energy goals through the construction of a multi-site solar project that will supply 100% of its electricity requirements. […]

Tanzania forecast 77% increase in milk production to 3.8bn litres by 2022

TANZANIA – Tanzania has projected an increase in annual milk production by 77% from the current production of 2.4 billion litres to 3.8 billion litres within a five year period. Deogratius Mlay, an official from […]

Kenyan firm launches commercial production of camel milk brands

KENYA – Nuug Camel Milk Products Limited, a milk processing firm in Kenya, has launched commercial production and distribution of packaged camel milk products into the Kenyan market. The company based in Industrial Area, Nairobi […]

AfDB approves US$113.42m to facilitate agriculture commercialisation in Africa

AFRICA – The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a US$113.42 million partial credit guarantee for the development of commercial agriculture projects across the continent. In a statement, AfDB said the funding will be disbursed […]

FrieslandCampina WAMCO reiterates commitment transforming Nigeria’s dairy sector

NIGERIA – FrieslandCampina WAMCO, Nigeria’s leading dairy producer, has reiterated its commitment in transforming the dairy industry to enhance growth in the sector. Mr Ben Langat, Managing Director, FrieslandCampina WAMCO, in a statement issued by […]

Dairibord’s growth momentum gains traction as exports spur revenues

ZIMBABWE – Dairibord Zimbabwe Ltd (DZL), Zimbabwe’s largest milk processor, reported 125% growth in revenues during the five months to end May 2019 supported by increase in export earnings, which grew more than four fold. […]

Clover Industries to rise above tough trading condition in year to June

SOUTH AFRICA – Clover Industries Limited, South Africa’s leading dairy-based foods and beverages manufacturer, says it will return to profits in the year ending June 2019 after posting after tax loss in the previous year. […]

FrieslandCampina WAMCO inaugurates dairy training academy in Nigeria

NIGERIA – FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria Plc, a leading dairy producer, has opened a dairy training academy in Lagos, Nigeria as part of the company’s efforts to promote its business and employees’ growth. Speaking during the […]

Kenyan government halts New KCC privatisation plans to focus on capacity building

KENYA – The Kenyan government has suspended its plans to privatise the state-owned dairy producer, New Kenya Co-operative Creameries (New KCC), saying that it will now focus on capacity building of the dairy firm. According […]