FDA unveils strategy to advance food safety and oversight of imported food

USA – The Food and Drug Administration of the United States has announced a new strategy to advance its food safety mission and modernize oversight of imported food. The FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb and Deputy, […]

Nestle’s Special T join forces with French tea brand to launch new tea capsules

EUROPE – Nestle’s premium-portioned capsule tea system Special.T has partnered with Paris-based tea brand, Kusmi Tea to launch a new range of jointly created tea capsules in Europe and other markets. The partnership combines Special […]

Ghanaian government mulls take-over of starch Factory from Jospong Company

GHANA – The Government of Ghana has unveiled plans of taking over the Ayensu Starch Company (ASCO) in a bid to revamp its operations, reports GhanaWeb. According to Alan John Kyeremanten, Trade and Industry Minister, […]

South Africa’s Spur in expansion plan as revenues shore up

SOUTH AFRICA– Spur Corporation, a South African steakhouse franchise restaurant chain, has unveiled plans of dishing out more quick service restaurants supported by growth in its revenues posted in its recent half-year period. Spur’s revenues […]

Ingredion buys Western Polymer to expand capabilities in specialty starches

USA – Food and beverage ingredients provider, Ingredion has announced that it has acquired the US based potato and tapioca starches producer, Western Polymer for an undisclosed sum. According to the company, the deal expands […]