Corbion launches vinegar-based mold inhibitor for bakers

NETHERLANDS – Corbion, a Dutch food and biochemicals company, has launched a natural mold inhibitor, Verdad MP100, which matches calcium propionate for mold control and tops competing clean-label solutions for bakers. According to the company, […]

Nigeria-based agric centre IITA receives the Africa Food Prize 2018 award

AFRICA – International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Nigeria based international centre has received the Africa Food Prize award from the African Green Revolution in Agriculture (AGRA) at the Africa Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) Gala […]

Cooperatives to increase efficiency in dairy production and quality

TANZANIA – Tanzania Dairy Board (TDB) has said that dairy cooperatives are important in implementing dairy development programmes to increase milk productivity and quality, reports Daily News. TDB Acting Registrar, Mr Jeremiah Temu said there […]

Ghanaian company signs MoU to promote mechanized rice production in Liberia

LIBERIA – A private Ghanaian firm, Abanga and Grace (A & G) Agro-Mechanical Industries and the government of Liberia have signed a memorandum of understanding to promote mechanized rice production in the country. According to […]

Government starts construction of 100 Warehouses for the Planting for Food Programme

GHANA – The government of Ghana has started work on 100 warehouses nationwide for the Planting for Food and Jobs [PFJ] Programme whose objective is to ensure availability of food in the country. The food […]

SON develops new standards for dry beans to aid acceptance in global markets

NIGERIA – The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has developed a standard specification for dry beans following numerous rejections at the international market, reports This Day. SON is looking to aid in acceptance of the […]

Zimbabwe’s grain board GMB receives 900,000 tonnes of maize

ZIMBABWE – The cereals and oilseeds commodity trader, Grain Marketing Board (GMB) of Zimbabwe has received 896 273 tonnes of maize and 21 750 tonnes of small grains for the past crop season. The Herald […]