Kenya’s NCPB offers new price to maize farmers after bumper harvest

KENYA – Kenya’s National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) is set to purchase maize from Kenyan farmers at a new price of US$24.57 (Kshs2500) from the previous price of Kshs2300 (US$22.61) per 90kg bag, reports Business Daily. Strategic Food Reserve Fund (SFRF) had in November last year set the price as kshs 2300 with the…

RiceBran completes acquisition of Golden Ridge for US$7.8 million

USA - Specialty ingredient company, RiceBran Technologies has announced that it has completed the acquisition of the assets and operations of Golden Ridge Rice Mills at a consideration of approximately US$7.8 million. The transaction also includes Golden Ridge’s milling and rice bran stabilization facility in Wynne, Arkansas, U.S. The Company expects Golden Ridge to add…

Kellogg unveils probiotic, prebiotic and fibre cereal brand for digestive health

USA – The Kellogg Company has debuted a new cereal brand, HI! Happy Inside that contains prebiotics, probiotics, and fiber that supports digestive health and wellness of consumers. Kellogg said the new cereal delivers 1 billion CFU live probiotics from active strains, 2.5 grams of prebiotics and 8-9g of fiber pending variety. Developed at WK…