Bill Gates backed meatless burger maker Beyond Meat files for IPO

USA(Bloomberg) – Beyond Meat Inc., the maker of vegan chicken and beef substitutes including the Beyond Burger, filed for a U.S. initial public offering. The company filed with an initial offering size of $100 million, […]

Nespresso partners Tinto to use 100% sustainably-sourced aluminium by 2020

SWITZERLAND – Nestlé’s Nespresso brand has signed a new partnership with the European metal corporation, Rio Tinto use 100% responsibly sourced and certified aluminium in its coffee capsules by 2020. Nestle will become the first […]

Coca-Cola Amatil partners three technology startups to improve delivery efficiency

AUSTRALIA – Coca-Cola Amatil has partnered with three Australian startups Bellr, Snooper, and Staybil as part of its Xcelerate venture to boost delivery efficiencies as well as enhance consumer experience in Australia. This is part […]

Arla Foods unveils new high-protein and healthy concept in biscuit making

UK – Arla Foods Ingredients has released a new Whey-Pro Biscuit concept that will enable biscuit manufacturers tap into the high-protein and healthy indulgence trends while overcoming technical challenges. The new concept which features the […]

Kellogg unveils probiotic, prebiotic and fibre cereal brand for digestive health

USA – The Kellogg Company has debuted a new cereal brand, HI! Happy Inside that contains prebiotics, probiotics, and fiber that supports digestive health and wellness of consumers. Kellogg said the new cereal delivers 1 […]

Nigeria to become second largest rice importer behind China in 2019, USDA report

NIGERIA – Nigeria’s rice imports are set to hit 3.4 million metric tons high next year, a 13% increase that will see the country become the world’s second largest rice importer behind China, according to […]

AB InBev and SA Breweries to launch alcohol-free grain snack to support farmers

SOUTH AFRICA – South African Breweries in partnership with the parent company AB InBev are piloting a savoury, alcohol-free grain snack, made from locally grown grain to support emerging farmers and community development initiatives, reports […]

Africa’s agribusiness to reach US$1 trillion by 2030, industry experts

AFRICA – Africa’s agribusiness is projected to reach US$1 trillion by 2030 and this can be achieved through significant investments to unlock the industry’s potential, according to industry experts who attended the Africa Investment Forum […]