Givaudan acquires US flavour and specialty ingredient company Ungerer

USA – Swiss flavor and fragrance company, Givaudan has reached an agreement to acquire Ungerer & Company, the US-based flavour, fragrance and specialty ingredient company. Headquartered in New Jersey, USA, Ungerer is a leading independent […]

Firmenich acquires Evonik’s flavor extraction technology unit in Germany

SWITZERLAND – Firmenich, a global fragrance and flavor company, has acquired the CO2 extraction business from Evonik Industries located in Trostberg, Germany, to expand its ingredients production capabilities. This acquisition significantly expands Firmenich’s capabilities in […]

IFF opens new center of excellence for food service and seasonings to expand offerings

USA – International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), a leading innovator of taste, scent, and nutrition, has opened its Center of Excellence for Food Service and Seasonings in Carrollton, Texas. The new site, located near the […]

Indian frozen snacks maker Foods & Inns acquires Kusum Spices

INDIA – Foods & Inn, an Indian-based fruits processor and frozen snacks manufacturer has acquired Kusum Spices based in Mumbai for US$1.97 million (Rs 13.99 crore). Under the transaction, Foods & Inns will enter into […]

Symrise opens first flavour application labs in Nigeria to support growth in West Africa

NIGERIA – German flavour and fragrance manufacturer, Symrise has opened its first applications labs in Lagos, Nigeria as part of a growth strategy to strengthen its presence in the growing West African market. Symrise will […]

Nestlé unveils US$100m expansion plan of three factories in Indonesia

INDONESIA – Nestlé has announced a US$100 million investment to expand three factories in Indonesia, as the company aims to increase its current production capacity in the country by 25%. The investment will be used […]

Ghana’s Gallina Blanca Foods launches new Gino variants to expand offering

GHANA – Gallina Blanca Foods, a food processing company in Ghana, has launched a  new seasoning ‘Gino Max’ as it seeks to grow to the Gino range of products. The company unveiled the new seasoning […]

Nestle Nigeria launches new Maggi Signature variant to grow its seasoning portfolio

NIGERIA – Nestle Nigeria Plc has launched a new powder seasoning range, Maggi Signature, available in three flavour variants; Jollof, Miya and Pottages. With the new product, the fast moving consumer good company seeks to maintain […]

Nigeria has the capacity of generating US$10bn from honey export, says NEPC

NIGERIA – The Nigerian Export Promotion Council’s (NEPC) Director General, Mr. Segun Awolowo, has stated the country is capable of generating at least US$10 billion annually from trade of honey. Speaking during a honey production […]

Firmenich launches new flavour plant in South Africa to grow continent’s footprint

SOUTH AFRICA – Firmenich, a Swiss flavors and fragrance company, has inaugurated a new state-of-the-art flavors plant in South Africa as it seeks to expand its business across East and Sub-Saharan Africa. The company said […]