Ethiopia’s Lame Dairy unveils facility expansion plan to boost local supply

ETHIOPIA – Lame Dairy, subsidiary of Midroc Ethiopia Technology Group, plans to more than double its production capacity from 70,000lt of milk a day to 160,000lt and expand its facility. The processor of Shola Milk […]

Habesha Breweries to launch premium draught beer in Ethiopia

ETHIOPIA – Habesha Breweries S.C, a beverage manufacturer in Ethiopia, has unveiled that it is set to launch the draught version of its signature beer ‘Habesha beer’ later this year. The move seeks to grow […]

Gem Corp, Agro Corp secures Ethiopia’s 600,000 tons wheat supply contract

ETHIOPIA – The Ethiopian government procurement agency has awarded two companies, Gem Corp Commodities Trading SA and Agro Corp International, to supply 600,000 metric tons of wheat valued at US$116.53 million (3.38 billion birr) According to […]

Ethio-Sugar eyes acquisition of two sugar plants in privatisation deal

ETHIOPIA – Ethio-Sugar Manufacturing Share Company, a newly established sugar company, has started negotiations to acquire pioneering state-owned sugar producers Wonji-Shoa and Metehara Sugar Plants. According to the company’s management, the negotiations of the acquisition […]

Ethiopia approves tax free imports of agricultural and animal feed technologies

ETHIOPIA – Ethiopia’s Ministry of Finance (MoF) has approved the tax reform policy that looks to exempt agricultural mechanization, irrigation and animal feed technologies and equipment from import duties. The tax reform policy was initiated by […]

Corteva Agriscience partners AGRA to boost cereals, fruit production in Ethiopia

ETHIOPIA – Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, has entered into a partnership with the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) in a deal that seeks to boost cereals, fruit and vegetable production […]

United Beverages launches Anbessa Beer in Ethiopia as operations commence

ETHIOPIA – United Beverages, a newly formed joint venture between local family-owned Kangaroo Industrial Group and United Africa Beverages Company, has launched the ‘Anbessa Beer’ in the country’s beverage market. The beverage manufacturer said the […]

Ethiopian industrial conglomerate invests US$1.64m in new flour milling plant

ETHIOPIA – The A.S.S.E.S. Industry Plc, an Ethiopian conglomerate, has invested US$1.64 million in establishing a modern wheat flour processing plant in Amhara Regional state, Ethiopia. Established on a 1,254 Square metre land, the new […]

Ethiopian government to privatize 13 sugar factories to improve efficiencies

ETHIOPIA – The Ethiopian government has embarked on the process of privatizing 13 sugar factories that are operational or under construction as it seeks to enhance efficiency and improve productivity. According to Addis Fortune, the […]