Morocco’s cereal production to shrink 19% to 6.1m tonnes

MOROCCO – Morrocco is set to record a decline in major cereals production during the 2018-2018 production season with forecast projecting a 6.1 million tonnes harvest representing a 19% decline from the average production of 7.5 million tonnes. This is according to a projection from the country’s ministry of Agriculture which based the production of…

Morocco’s Coca-Cola bottler secures US$2.4m deal to manage industrial waste

MORROCCO - Suez SA, a French based waste and water management firm, has entered into a US$2.49 million waste management agreement with North Africa Bottling Company (NABC), the bottler of the Coca-Cola brand in Morocco. According to a report by Daily Morocco, the two year contract will cover the management of industrial waste from NABC’s…

Toyo Ink Group to open office in Morocco in Africa’s expansion plan

MOROCCO - Toyo Ink SC Holdings Co. Ltd., the parent company of the Toyo Ink Group of Japan has unveiled plans of setting up its first office in Africa in Casablanca, Morocco as it sets to grow its footprint in the continent. Eyeing the future economic progress of Africa, the company will set up its…

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…

Morocco to receive US$236m from AfDB to reinforce agricultural value chains

MOROCCO - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank, Côte d’Ivoire’s multilateral development finance institution has approved US$236 million loan for Agricultural development in Morocco. The funding will finance the Program for Supporting the Inclusive and Sustainable Development of Agricultural Value Chains (PADIDFA) while reinforcing sustainable job creation. The program aims to support…

Edita Food Industries enters Morrocan snack food market in JV

EGYPT – Edita Food Industries, a leader in the Egyptian packaged snack food market has announced it will directly enter the Moroccan snack food market through a greenfield investment with Morocco’s Dislog Group. Edita signed a memorandum of understanding with the leading local distributor to form a joint venture, “Edita Food Industries – Morocco”, that…

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Food Business Africa magazine is the source of information for the professionals and businesses in the food, beverage, milling, hospitality, restaurant and catering (HORECA) and retail sectors in the sub-Saharan Africa. The magazine incorporates Dairy Business Africa, Beverage Tech Africa and Milling & Baking Africa magazine inserts that are part of the magazine - providing…