Buhler, Bogasari partners to invest in a new flour mill in Indonesia

INDONESIA – Buhler and the wheat flour division of Bogasari Flour Mill, PT Indofood Sukses Makmur have signed an agreement to build a new flour mill in Cibitung, Indonesia. The partnership aims at investing in […]

Former P&G executive Vivek Sunder named COO at Swiggy

INDIA – Swiggy, the online food delivery start-up has appointed former Procter & Gamble (P&G) executive Vivek Sunder as first ever Chief Operating Officer for its business. Vivek will manage the company’s operating units with […]

Investor Dan Loeb wants Nestle SA to split up into 3 divisions for more sales

SWITZERLAND – Dan Loeb, an investor activist in the Swiss transnational food and drink company, Nestle SA is demanding the group to consider restructuring and a split-up into three divisions that is beverages, nutrition and […]

Pick n Pay to eliminate single-use plastics with compostable carrier bags

SOUTH AFRICA – Pick n Pay, the second largest supermarket chain store in South Africa is piloting use of compostable bag at its V&A Waterfront store with plans to ditch single-use plastic carrier bags. The […]

Rite Foods receives ISO 9001 certification to expand into West Africa

NIGERIA – Nigeria’s food and beverage company, Rite Foods has received ISO 9001:2015 certification from the Standard Organisation of Nigeria as it seeks growth into the rest of the West African countries, according to the […]