Kilombero Sugar introduces new affordable sugar packs for retailers

TANZANIA – Kilombero Sugar Company, a subsidiary of Africa’s largest sugar producer Illovo Sugar Africa has launched smaller sugar packs to enhance availability of the commodity at affordable prices at the retail level, Daily News […]

Tanzania Breweries profit soars on 24% volume growth in the year 2017

TANZANIA – Tanzania Breweries Limited (TBL), the local subsidiary of the world’s largest brewing company AB InBev has said operating profit for the nine months ended December last year grew 16% while sales volume grew […]

New Zealand launches programme with Dairy Goat Co-operative to promote goat’s milk

NEW ZEALAND – New Zealand has launched a US$19.7 million programme with Dairy Goat Co-operative, which develops, manufactures, and sells nutritional goat and cow milk products to grow the goat’s milk infant formula industry in […]

Carlton & United Breweries launches first non-alcoholic beer in Australia

AUSTRALIA – Anheuser-Busch InBev-owned Carlton & United Breweries, an Australian brewing company, has launched its first non-alcoholic beer in the brewery’s 180-year history. According to the company, Carlton Zero is for beer lovers who want […]

Kraft Heinz invests US$25.84m in canning plant in Wigan to increase production

ENGLAND – Kraft Heinz, an American food company, has invested US$25.84 million in a canning plant in Wigan, a major multi-million boost to increase output. According to Food Business News, the group’s US$25.84 million investment […]

Nestlé and Starbucks successfully close deal for Nestlé’s rights to market Starbucks goods

SWITZERLAND – Nestlé and Starbucks Corporation have announced the closing of the deal granting Nestlé the perpetual rights to market Starbucks Consumer Packaged Goods and Foodservice products globally, outside of the company’s coffee shops. According […]

Bunge Loders Croklaan launches low 3-MCPDE level palm oil portfolio

USA – Bunge Loders Croklaan, a leading global producer of sustainable premium quality vegetable oils and fats, can now offer its entire palm oil food portfolio with low 3-MCPDE levels, in addition to its already […]

Poultry company Scandi Standard invests 51% stake in Rokkedahl Foods ApS

USA – Scandi Standard, the company that produces, markets, and sells chicken products has onvested a 51% stake in a Danish poultry producer Rokkedahl Foods Aps. According to Scandi Standard AB, it has entered into […]

Indiana Packers agrees to acquire Speciality Foods Group in undisclosed sum

INDIA – Indiana Packers Corp. (IPC), a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Mitsubishi Corp., has reached an agreement to acquire Specialty Foods Group, L.L.C., in undisclosed financial terms. According to the company, it said the acquisition will […]

Tanzania spends US$83m annually on edible oil imports

TANZANIA – Tanzania is spending at least US$83.19 million annually on edible oil imports despite the country’s potential to grow and produce edible oil, statistics from agriculture ministry reveals, IPP media reports. The country has […]