Cal-Maine Foods announces definitive agreement to acquire Featherland Egg Farms

USA – Cal-Maine Foods, a fresh egg producer, has announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Featherland Egg Farms, Inc., relating to its commercial shell egg […]

Dixie Vodka partners with Savannah Bee Company to launch honey-flavoured vodka

USA – Dixie Vodka, an all-American craft vodka, has announced its most recent flavor innovation in a regional collaboration with Savannah Bee Company: Dixie Wildflower Honey Vodka. According to the company, its newest product uses […]

Yum! Brands promotes Vipul Chawla to President of Pizza Hut International

USA – Yum! Brands, Inc., an American fast food company, has announced the promotion of Vipul Chawla, 50, to President of Pizza Hut International, reporting to Yum! Brands Chief Executive Officer Greg Creed, effective December […]

Food delivery firms Swiggy, Zomato, UberEats delists 10,500 ‘unsafe’ restaurants

INDIA- Food delivery and ecommerce platforms Zomato, Swiggy, UberEats and Food Panda have abandoned and delisted 10,500 restaurants after failing to meet the food safety regulator’s requirements. According to ET Retail, the Food Safety and […]

Foodpanda aims 500,000 partners by 2020 to expand delivery network

INDIA – German based mobile food delivery marketplace, Foodpanda has added 60,000 delivery partners to its network in five weeks and targets 500,000 partners by 2020. According to Times of India, is further looking to […]

Solidaridad implements initiative to boost cocoa and palm oil production

SIERRA LEONE – The social and ecological development network Solidaridad is working on two projects with an aim of improving cocoa and palm oil production in Sierra Leone. According to the Concord, the successful implementation […]

Pioneer Foods investor Zeder posts 158% growth in earnings

SOUTH AFRICA – Agribusiness and food-focused investment group Zeder has posted 158% increase in recurring headline earnings per share to 9.8 cents due to strong recovery in earnings from most of its investee companies. Zeder […]

Research Institute embarks on strategic crossbreeding to boost beef production

TANZANIA – Tanzania Livestock Research Institute (TALIRI) has rolled out a special crossbreeding programme aimed at boosting beef breeds while improving production in the country. The initiative seeks to increase the stock of Boran cattle, […]