Standards body clears Jetlak Foods’ peanut butter back to market

KENYA – The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS), the standards regulatory body in Kenya, has lifted an earlier ban on Nuteez Peanut Butter, produced by Jetlak Foods Limited. Following recent inspections at its processing facilities, […]

Morocco’s Coca-Cola bottler secures US$2.4m deal to manage industrial waste

MORROCCO – Suez SA, a French based waste and water management firm, has entered into a US$2.49 million waste management agreement with North Africa Bottling Company (NABC), the bottler of the Coca-Cola brand in Morocco. […]

Carrefour Kenya annual sales grow 71% to US$137.71m amid expansion plans

KENYA – Carrefour, a French multinational retailer, reported remarkable performance in its Kenyan business after growing its annual sales 71%  to US$137.71m during its 2018 financial year. Majid Al Futtaim, the exclusive holder of Carrefour’s […]

Egypt soybean imports to grow supported by increase in local processing capacity

EGYPT – Egypt’s soybean imports have been projected to further increase by 14% in 2019-20 as local processing capacity continues to surge, a report by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) reveals. The recent report […]

PepsiCo appoints Steven Williams CEO of PepsiCo Foods North America

USA – PepsiCo has appointed Steven Williams to the role of chief executive officer of PepsiCo Foods North America (PFNA), effective immediately Steven who is currently senior vice president and chief commercial officer for Frito-Lay’s […]

Constellation Brands’ Corona and Modelo beers help push net sales 7% higher

USA – Wine and spirits company, Constellation Brands has recorded 7% increase in in net sales to US$8.12 billion for the year ended 28 February, boosted by its Corona and Modelo beer brands. The beers […]

CBH Group appoints Simon Stead as Deputy Chairman of the Board

AUSTRALIA – Australia’s leading grain handler, CBH Group has appointed member director Simon Stead as deputy chairman of the board, effective immediately. Mr Stead has been a Member Director of the CBH Board since 2015 […]