Hood River Distillers adds premium tequila ‘Batanga’ to its portfolio

USA – Hood River Distillers, producer of distilled spirits in the Northwest has partnered with Mexico’s Casa Orendain in the launch of Batanga, a premium 100 percent agave Tequila. Established in 1926 by Eduardo Orendain, […]

UK’s Kensington Distillers & Vintners enters Kenyan market

KENYA – Kensington Distillers & Vintners (KDV) the London-based beverage producer has entered the Kenyan Market introducing global alcohol drink brands such as its Bannerman’s Finest Scotch Whisky. Following this development, Sazerac, the leading US […]

Nigerian Breweries unveils new sleek and stylish Heineken beer cans

NIGERIA – Heineken, through its Nigerian bottler Nigerian Breweries, has launched two new sleek and stylish 33cl cans for the packaging of its premium beer brand in Nigeria. This is part of the Dutch brewing […]

Coca-Cola to launch limited edition of Fanta Dark Orange in UK

UK – Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is adding a new variant in its Fanta portfolio with the launch of a limited edition of Fanta Dark Orange. The Fanta Dark Orange, the first ever Fanta product […]

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 […]

Nestlé invests in organic baby snacks production in Portugal

EUROPE – Nestlé Portugal will be investing up to €40 million (US$44.15 million) in two organic baby snacks production facilities in Portugal to expand its product range. The company will be investing €11 million (US$12.14 […]

Capwell Industries expands into beverages market with US$2.5m investment

KENYA – Capwell Industries, one of Kenya’s leading milled cereal products manufacturer, has launched a new is cereal milk drink as part of the firm’s strategic direction to venture into beverages and expand its product […]

Nestlé launches new KitKat and Yorkie bars with reduced sugar in UK

UK – Nestlé will be introducing new KitKat and Yorkie chocolate bars in the UK and Ireland as it continues to expand its less sugar confectionery ranges. The confectionery giant said that both bars contain […]

Ethiopia’s Awash Wine invests US$2m in expansion, debuts ‘Dankira’ wine

ETHIOPIA – Awash Wine S.C., an Ethiopian winery and pioneer in the industry, has launched a new wine cocktail in the market, Dankira, after investing US$2 million in expanding its production capacity. The company’s investment […]

Rwanda unveils plans of testing genetically modifies potato variety

RWANDA – Rwanda has unveiled plans of testing a newly developed Genetically Modified (GM) potato variety that is expected to significantly increase yields, reports New Times Rwanda. Developed by the International Potato Centre (CIP), the […]