Nigerian state government to commission US$11.11m rice mill factory

NIGERIA – Kogi State government in central Nigeria is set to commission a Rice mill factory worth N4 billion (about US$11.11m) before November to boost rice production in the State. The rice milling plant which […]

Flour Mills of Nigeria banks on turnaround initiatives to boost growth

NIGERIA-Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc (FMN), one of Nigeria’s leading integrated food and agro-allied company, envisions continuous growth in key segments as strategy to delivered improved margins and operational efficiencies which will in turn result […]

Tanzania’s Bakhresa Group rebrands Azam wheat flour in expansion strategy

TANZANIA – Bakhresa Group, the operator of flour mills that manufacture Azam food flour brands, has rebranded its Azam wheat flour into multipurpose flour to boost market penetration. The move is part of the company’s […]

GMAZ, Goldstone International ink wheat supply and funding deal

ZIMBABWE – The Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) has secured a new continuous grain supply and funding deal with a South African based trade financier, Goldstone International. The initial deal is expected to see […]

Ghana’s Western Deedew invests in new rice processing plant

GHANA – Western Deedew Group Company Limited, a Ghanaian rice processing company has initiated construction of a rice processing plant in Agona, Ashanti Region, southern Ghana. Once complete, the factory is expected to have a […]

Bühler revolutionizes industrial milling with new innovative milling system Mill E3

SWITZERLAND – The global milling equipment supplier, Bühler has introduced a new innovative milling system, Mill E3, that brings sustainable solutions to the milling industry. With the Mill E3, Bühler revolutionizes the milling industry and […]

Ardent Mills signs 25-year sustainable energy deal with US Solar to cut costs

USA – Flour-milling and ingredient company, Ardent Mills has signed a 25-year energy agreement with US Solar to purchase 1.8 million kWh annually under a subscription plan. The deal, which supports US Solar’s Goodhue County, […]

Olam International revises acquisition of Dangote Flour Mills, offers US$331m

NIGERIA – Olam International Limited, multinational food and agribusiness company, has tabled a fresh US$331 million (N120bn) offer to take over Dangote Flour Mills (DFM) Plc, down from the US$361 million it had initially announced. […]

Kenyan animal feed manufacturers to import 2.5m bags of maize to ease shortage

KENYA – The government of Kenya has approved importation of 2.5 million bags of yellow maize by animal feed manufactures to ease pressure in the sector. This decision follows a consultative meeting held between animal […]

Saudi Arabia outlines next phase of flour mills privatization

SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Grains Organization (SAGO), the state grain buyer has stated that it will begin the next phase of the sale of its flour mills within days in a privatization move. According to […]