Nigeria’s CWAY diversifies into alcoholic beverage, launches Cheers Cocktail

NIGERIA – CWAY Foods and Beverages Nigeria Limited, a renowned fruit-flavoured milk drinks and drinking water company has diversified its operations into the alcoholic Ready-to-drink (RTDs) with the launch of “Cheers Cocktail”, reports Beverage Industry. […]

Kenya to open US$10.7m banana processing factory

KENYA – The Kenyan government is set to open a banana processing factory, a project that aims at improving value addition to the commodity, reports Business Daily. The factory will be located on a 10 […]

AfDB, Dangote Foundation launch action plan to improve child nutrition in Africa

AFRICA – The African Development Bank in collaboration with Aliko Dangote Foundation and Big Win Philanthropy has unveiled a new Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Action Plan that aims at reducing stunting by 40% in African children aged […]

Royal DSM officially opens a second Animal Nutrition & Health premix in India

INDIA – Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in nutrition, health and sustainable living, has officially opened its second Animal Nutrition & Health premix plant in Jadcherla, India. Accoding to the company, the opening […]

BASF launches HMO ingredient as it gears up for competition in infant formula

GERMANY – BASF plans to launch a human milk oligosaccharide ingredient 2’-fucosyllactose (2’-FL) by early 2019, accelerating its presence in infant formula even as manufacturers upgrade to large scale production to meet consumer demand. 2’-FL […]

DuPont to open a new innovation site in Japan to expand production

JAPAN – DuPont Nutrition & Health, an American conglomerate, will open a new innovation site in Japan later this summer to serve customers primarily in the bakery, beverage and dairy industries. Located in the Kanagawa […]

EFSA to consider limits for kaurenoic acid, an impurity found in stevia

EUROPE – The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is considering a recommendation to the European Union to set limits for the kaurenoic acid (KA), an impurity found in stevia, a sweetener and sugar substitute. Last […]

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, […]