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 […]

DMK Group to fully acquire joint venture DV Nutrition

NETHERLANDS – Germany’s leading dairy cooperative, DMK Group has agreed to fully acquire the assets of DV Nutrition, a joint venture the company had formed with UK headquartered dairy nutrition company Volac. The move will […]

Symrise reports strong revenue growth in H1 as organic sales climb 6.2%

GERMANY – Symrise, a flavors and fragrances specialist has reported strong revenue growth for the first half of the year as net income increased by US$12.34 million (€11 million). The German maker of scents and […]

Chi Farms partners German based foundation on agriculture training in Nigeria

NIGERIA – CHI Farms Limited, a member of the TGI Group and one of the leading agribusiness companies in Nigeria has partnered with Germany’s AFOS Foundation to grow the capacity agriculturists in Nigeria The duo […]

Multivac’s Joachim Boekstegers to step down, new co-CEOs to take over

GERMANY – Packaging solutions provider, Multivac Group has announced that company CEO Hans-Joachim Boekstegers will be stepping down from the company effective 1 January 2020. He will be replaced by his director colleagues, Christian Traumann […]

BASF joins the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium

GERMANY – German chemical and agribusiness company, BASF has joined the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) as a sponsoring partner. As a sponsor, BASF will participate in IWGSC-led projects and activities including development of […]

Bosch to sell Packaging Technology business to CVC Capital

GERMANY – Robert Bosch GmbH, the multinational engineering and technology company plans to sell its Waiblingen-based packaging machinery business to a newly incorporated entity managed by CVC Capital Partners (CVC). Bosch and CVC have signed […]

Kröner-Stärke launches clean label spelt gluten and starches range

GERMANY – Kröner-Stärke, organic starches manufacturer has launched new clean label spelt gluten and starches range for bakery and meat products applications. The Vital Spelt Gluten and Spelt Starches are said to contain no additives, […]

Cargill to invest US$200m in diversifying starches portfolio to wheat

GERMANY – Cargill will invest US$200 million in diversification of starches and sweeteners portfolio at its Krefeld, Germany site to include production of wheat-based products. According to FoodIngredientsFirst, the processing facilities will focus on wheat […]

Multivac acquires bakery equipment manufacturer Fritsch Group

GERMANY – Food processing and packaging solutions provider, Multivac has acquired Fritsch Group, a German based manufacturer of bakery equipment and machines. The deal expands Multivac’s range of solutions in the bakery industry including high-performance […]