Nestle Ghana commissions an all-female production line in gender empowerment drive

GHANA – Food and drink company, Nestlé Ghana has commissioned a production line to be run and managed by women as part of its gender empowerment initiative. The plant is the first of its kind […]

Firmenich launches new flavour plant in South Africa to grow continent’s footprint

SOUTH AFRICA – Firmenich, a Swiss flavors and fragrance company, has inaugurated a new state-of-the-art flavors plant in South Africa as it seeks to expand its business across East and Sub-Saharan Africa. The company said […]

AVI reports decline in revenues on constrained consumer spending

SOUTH AFRICA – AVI Limited, a South Africa based food and beverage company, posted a decline in overall headline earnings down 6% to US$69.38 million during its six months to end December 2018. AVI said […]

Firmenich opens its largest flavors plant in China to meet customer demand

CHINA – The Swiss flavors and fragrances company, Firmenich has inaugurated what it says to be its largest flavor manufacturing plant in the world in the Zhangjiagang Free Trade Zone in China. The company said […]

Viterra opens new high throughput grain facility in Canada

CANADA – Canada’s largest grain handler, Viterra has opened a new high throughput grain facility at Vegreville in Alberta, Canada. The inauguration ceremony was attended by Viterra customers, employees and government officials, reinforcing the company’s […]

ADM buys European citrus flavor ingredients provider Ziegler Group

GERMANY – The global food processing and commodities trading company, Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has reached an agreement to acquire the Ziegler Group, a leading European provider of natural citrus flavor ingredients. ADM said […]