Nigeria’s Coca-Cola bottler pledges continued investment in glass bottles

NIGERIA – Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC), the bottler of Coca-Cola has announced it will continue to invest in more ‘environmentally friendly’ packaging solutions especially glass bottle to tackle plastic pollution. The company has also pledged […]

Cowbell maker Promasidor Nigeria secures US$15.5m to support expansion

NIGERIA – Promasidor Nigeria Ltd (PNL), a food products distributor has obtained US$15.5 million from the Bank of Industry (BoI) on credit to support its growth strategy for its business, reports Beverage Industry news. The […]

Snack maker Kishlay Foods raises US$14m from Norwest Venture for expansion

INDIA – Guwahati-based consumer brands company, Kishlay Foods Pvt. Ltd has secured US$14.55 million in a round of funding led by Norwest Venture Partners to support its growth strategy. The funding, also contributed by D.K. […]

Domino’s implicated for not passing on lower GST rate benefits to consumers

INDIA – Domino’s Pizza, a restaurant chain operated by Jubilant FoodWorks in India is under investigation by anti-profiteering authorities for not passing on goods and services tax (GST) benefits to consumers after reducing and slashing […]

Indian tea major Goodricke to increase packet tea portfolio and private sales

INDIA – Goodricke Group, West Bengal based tea company has said it will be increasing the capacity of its packet tea business from 8.8 million kg to 12 million kg by next year. It also […]

Swiggy to extend its delivery service across hyperlocal delivery market by November

INDIA – Online delivery service, Swiggy is looking to expand its delivery services across the entire hyperlocal delivery market starting with a pilot program in Delhi-NCR, Bengaluru and Mumbai by November this year. This will […]

Ireland’s Crust & Crumb to build US$5.8m new pizza factory

IRELAND – Crust & Crumb, the manufacturers of chilled pizzas, pizza bases and flat breads, has made plans to build a US$5.8 million new factory in Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan, supported by the Government of Ireland […]

Kepak Group to acquire UK’s 2 Sisters Red Meat business

UK – Kepak Group, one of Europe’s leading food innovators in processing and marketing meat proteins, has reached an agreement with Boparan Holdings, Limited, to acquire the UK business and assets of 2 Sisters Red […]

Bakery product supplier Delifrance completes US$4.6m factory expansion project

UK – Delifrance, a French bakery supplier, has completed the US$4.6 million expansion of its Wigston viennoiserie production site in Leicestershire. According to the company, the expansion was approved in order to meet the growing […]