Zimbabwe grain millers embark on countrywide price monitoring initiative

ZIMBABWE – The Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) has embarked on a countrywide price monitoring initiative that seeks to eradicate unwarranted price increases on major commodities across the retail market in the country. GMAZ, […]

Researchers seek go-ahead for ‘high iron’ GM wheat field trials

UK – Researchers at John Innes Centre, an independent plant and microbial research institution have applied to the United Kingdom regulatory authorities for the approval to begin field trials of genetically modified wheat starting April. […]

Bakhresa flour mills receives ISO Certification for Azam brands

TANZANIA – Bakhresa Group, the operator of flour mills that manufacture Azam brand of wheat flours has received ISO (International Organization for Standardization) Certification for its four flour mills. The industrial conglomerate received certifications in […]

Tanzania’s food regulator to remove ‘unnecessary’ clearance procedures at the Port

TANZANIA – Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority (TFDA) plans to remove unnecessary food and drug clearance procedures at the Dar es Salaam port to ease the burden of storage fees incurred by business people. The authorities […]