Zimbabwe millers call for suspension of shop licencing law to open-up trade

ZIMBABWE -The Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) has appealed to the government to suspend shop licensing laws to allow more middlemen to distribute stock from the millers. GMAZ chairman Tafadzwa Musarara said that local […]

GSA Partners Nestlé Ghana to enhance quality standards

GHANA – The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) and Nestlé Ghana Limited have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to forge a strong cooperation in the sharing of scientific and technical information, reports Ghana News Agency. […]

Diageo Plc appoints Gabriel as new Head of Society in Africa

AFRICA – Diageo Plc, multinational alcoholic beverages company, has appointed Gabriel Opoku-Asare as Head of Society (Sustainability and Responsibility) for the Africa Region, effective February 1, 2019, reports Ghana News Agency. In statement issued and […]

South Africa farmers receive US$ 0.6m drought support fund

SOUTH AFRICA – The department of agriculture in South Africa’s Western Cape Province has disbursed US$0.6 million (R8.3 million) in drought support to 586 farmers in the central Karoo region, reports IOL Business. Beverley Schäfer, […]

Lactalis acquires Egyptian cheesemaker Greenland Group

EGYPT – Lactalis, French giant dairy group has acquired Greenland Group for Food Industries, an Egyptian cheese maker and subsidiary of Middle East food company Americana Group. The move for Greenland was conducted through Lactalis’ […]

Guinness Nigeria launches initiative to promote agriculture

NIGERIA ­– Guinness Nigeria Plc, has launched an agricultural scheme under the mantra “Grow with Nigeria” as it seeks to align its operation with the Federal government’s efforts to diversify the Nigerian economy through the […]

Givaudan opens digital factory in France to accelerate innovation

FRANCE – The global flavors and fragrances giant, Givaudan has inaugurated a new digital factory in Paris, France to cope up with future consumer trends and drive innovation. The factory offers a digital transformation platform […]