Coca-Cola launches lemon-flavoured Schweppes +C targeting adults in Kenya

KENYA - Coca-Cola has launched a lemon-flavored carbonated drink, Schweppes +C which is enriched with vitamin C as looks forward to a new niche of mature and ‘health-conscious’ consumers, according to Business Daily. Bottled by the Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) Nairobi-Kenya plant, Schweppes +C is a great tasting, sparkling beverage with added vitamin C targeting…

Yoplait releases a new Oui Petite yogurt range in USA

USA - Oui by Yoplait, the French style yogurt sold in a glass pot, has released a new petite way to enjoy the remarkable taste, texture and simplicity Oui fans know and love. The largest franchise brand of yogurt, Oui by Yoplait, has released the Oui Petites which will be sold in pairs of small 3.5 oz. glass pots…

UK’s organic oils maker Groovy Food releases turmeric-infused coconut oil

UK - The Groovy Food Company, an organic oils maker, has expanded its range of organic oils by introducing a new turmeric-infused virgin coconut oil product for the UK market. According to FoodBev, the new Groovy Food Company’s organic virgin coconut oil infused with turmeric can be used as a healthy alternative to cooking oils.…

Supermarket chain Kroger launches personalized nutrition app

USA - The American retailer, Kroger Co. has unveiled a personalized nutrition mobile platform OptUp, a wellness app that provides customers with nutritional information on the produce they purchase at the grocery stores. With the app, customers can see product recommendations, scan, search items to find nutrition facts and product alternatives, and helps make healthier purchase…

UK-based fitness brand TrueStart launches new range of cold brew coffees

UK - TrueStart, a UK-based fitness brand, has launched a new range of Cold Brew, Nitro, and Home Brew coffees to appeal to a growing millennial consumer base. According to FoodBev, the new range of coffees will overhaul the brand from a performance sports drink to an inspirational lifestyle brand, as it aims to appeal…

Arla Foods to expand the Finnish premium yogurt brand Ihana

UK - Arla Foods, the multinational dairy company, is to expand its successful Finnish brand, Ihana, into new markets with the premium yogurt range launching in Denmark and the UK. According to the company, Ihana (meaning ‘wonderful’ in Finnish), was launched through an extensive brand launch in 2016 in Finland with an iconic new design.…

Tate & Lyle introduces TASTEVA Reb M stevia sweetener as sugar alternative

USA - Tate & Lyle PLC, a leading global provider of food ingredients and solutions, introduces TASTEVA M Stevia Sweetener, a Reb M stevia sweetener that starts from the stevia leaf and tastes remarkably like sugar. According to Tate & Lyle, this new label-friendly, premium stevia sweetener is the first Reb M offering from Tate…

Koelenhof becomes first SA winery to produce white wine from red grapes

SOUTH AFRICA - Koelenhof Winery and Bottling is the first South African wine producer to make white wine referred to as cinsaut blanc from red grapes and also the first to use a fully automatic pressing cellar that only needs one man to operate. Business Day reported that the family run bulk wine producer presses 16…

Bunge Loders Croklaan to launch non-GMO sunflower lecithin solution

USA - Bunge Loders Croklaan, the global business-to-business plant-based oils and fats business of Bunge, will debut BungeMaxx sunflower lecithin, a Non-GMO Project Verified ingredient with a range of benefits for food and beverages, including emulsification, crystallization control, and more. BungeMaxx sunflower lecithin is Non-GMO Project Verified, plant-based, and does not require labeling as an…

SLeCAD Sierra Leon launches Sakata Seed Company to farmers

SIERRA LEONE - The Government’s Principal Private Sector partner SLeCAD (Sierra Leone Chamber for Agribusiness Development) has launched the SAKATA Seed and Input Company in the country geared at producing and supplying quality seeds to farmers. According to Concord, the company will also engage in providing input technologies to small holder farmers and large scale…