AFMASS FoodTech – Rwanda edition

AFMASS FoodTech Conference & Expo – Rwanda edition is the first conference and exhibition targeted at the food & beverage and milling industry in Rwanda and the Great Lakes region (Uganda, Burundi, South Sudan and […]

Carrefour franchisee to open first Ugandan store in expansion plan

UGANDA – Majid al Futtaim (MAF), United Arab Emirates-based operator of Carrefour, has unveiled that it will open its first store in Uganda this year. The French retailer is looking to expand into the region after […]

Uganda’s Chemiphar secures US$1m funding to facilitate agriculture exports

UGANDA – Chemiphar (U) Ltd, an internationally accredited analytical laboratory in Uganda, has received a total of US$1 million (UGX3.750 billion) funding aimed at boosting agriculture exports in the country. The funding was facilitated by […]

Kenya lifts ban on Uganda poultry products, eyes wider dairy market

KENYA – Kenya has lifted the ban on poultry and poultry products from Uganda that was imposed two years ago following the outbreak of viral influenza disease in Uganda. Harry Kimutai, Parmanent Secretary in Livestock […]

Coca-Cola commissions US$10m bottled water production line in Uganda

UGANDA – Leading soft beverage manufacturer, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), has commissioned a US$10 million Rwenzori Pure Natural Water production line in Namanve Industrial park, Central Region of Uganda. Speaking during the event, Van Niekerk […]

AFMASS Eastern Africa edition

AFMASS Eastern Africa is the food, beverage and milling industry’s largest conference and exhibition attended by key decision makers from Eastern Africa Africa to trade, network and learn the latest processing, packaging and safety technologies. […]

Olam partners IITA to help Ugandan coffee farmers build climate resilience

UGANDA – Olam International, a multinational agribusiness company has joined forces with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) to improve Ugandan coffee farmers’ resilience to climate change. Olam, as a major coffee exporter in […]

Uganda, UK firms enter US$154.68m joint venture to boost agriculture sector

UGANDA – The ministry of agriculture in Uganda has entered into a joint venture with two United Kingdom-based agriculture firms that seeks to boost the agriculture sector through a US$154.68 million (UGX577.6bn) investment. Through the […]

Uganda partners South Korea in US$12.88m fruit processing factory

UGANDA – The Uganda Development Corporation (UDC) in partnership with the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) have commissioned a US$12.88 million (Ushs 48 billion) fruit processing factory.   The Soroti Fruit Factory, financed by UDC […]