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 that the new plant will help to support its customer’s growth ambitions by drastically improving on delivery lead times of…

Tanzania to establish new salt processing plant

TANZANIA -  Tanzania has unveiled plans to establish a Sh600 million (US$0.39million) salt processing plant in Hanang region as it seeks to utilise the salt pool present in the area, reports Daily News. Mr Bryceson Kibasa, Hanang District Council Executive Director, said that apart from utilising the locally available commodity, the plant will also create…

Zambia’s Green Crop to invest US$72m in Paprika Production

ZAMBIA – Green Crop Field Investment Limited, a Zambia based company, has expressed interest in a Paprika Production and Processing Plant at an investing cost of US$72 million, reports Lusaka Times. Central Province Permanent Secretary, Chanda Kabwe says the US$72 million investment by the Lusaka-based company is part of the US $432 million that the…

Givaudan opens new US$1.2m flavour commercial center in Morocco

MOROCCO – Givaudan, a leading flavour and fragrance company, has commissioned a new Flavours technical and commercial centre in Morocco, an investment valued at US$1.22 million. The investment is part of Givaudan’s growth plan in tandem with its high growth markets strategy and demonstrates its ongoing commitment to the Maghreb and West Africa regions. Louie…