Nigerian Breweries establishes new US$275.2m ‘Commercial Paper’ programme

NIGERIA – Nigerian Breweries Plc, a subsidiary of Heineken N.V. Group has set up a US$275.2 million Commercial Paper (CP) programme to complement other sources of working capital, while diversifying its funding sources to include […]

San Francisco Equity Partners acquires Brazi Bites cheese bread brand

USA – San Francisco Equity Partners (SFEP), is a private equity firm focused on expansion-stage of technology companies, has announced that it has acquired a majority stake in frozen, gluten-free cheese-bread brand Brazi Bites. The […]

Retail company Supervalu announces agreement with Blackwells Capital

USA – Supervalu, a grocery industry leader in grocery wholesale distribution and professional services, has entered an agreement with Blackwells Capital, in which has agreed to withdraw its director nominees and vote all of its […]

Spain, USA and UK researchers successfully create GM rice with HIV-neutralizing proteins

WORLD – An international team of researchers from Spain, the United States, and the United Kingdom has successfully created a strain of genetically modified (GM) rice that will produce HIV-neutralizing proteins. According to Crop Biotech, […]

Nigeria reports biotech cotton varieties allowing farmers access to biotech cotton seeds

NIGERIA – Nigeria has recorded a major breakthrough in crop biotechnology following official approval and registration of two Bt cotton varieties, allowing the farmers to access biotech cotton seeds. According to Crop Biotech, the registered […]