EFSA recommends maximum permitted levels of phosphates in food

EUROPE – The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has recommended the introduction of maximum permitted levels of phosphates used as additives in food supplements. The EFSA has warned that estimated total intake of phosphates from […]

Nigeria Eat n’ Go opens 100th fast food outlet in US$27.78m investment plan

NIGERIA – Eat n’ Go Limited, Nigeria’s franchisee for Domino’s Pizza, Cold Stone Creamery and Pinkberry gourmet frozen yoghurt, has opened a new outlet in Lagos. Speaking at the unveiling in Lagos recently, Patrick McMichael, […]

Unilever unveils wrapper-less ice cream multipack to tackle plastic waste

UK – Unilever has launched new wrapper-less multipack for ice cream, Solero Organic Peach to reduce plastic use in the home. The new pack uses 35% less plastic compared to the original pack and is […]

Tyson Foods launches first plant-based products and new brand

USA – Tyson Foods has unveiled its first plant-based and blended products and a new brand called Raised & Rooted®, marking an entry into the growing alternative protein segment. Under the new brand, the company […]

Bakex Millers banks on new expansion to strengthen market grip

KENYA – After successfully implementing its expansion plan, Bakex Millers Ltd, a Kenyan-based grain milling company, is aiming at strengthening its market share in the region’s flour and milling sector. Bakex embarked on the expansion […]

Standards body opens new regional office in Kisumu to improve efficiency

KENYA – The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) has opened a new regional office in Kisumu, Western Kenya, as it seeks to strengthen its service delivery and efficiency across the country The new ultramodern facility […]

Industry giants launch plastics credit scheme to tackle pollution

SPAIN – Global food and beverage industry players including Tetra Pak, Nestlé, and Danone have founded The 3R Initiative aimed at accelerating ways of reducing plastic waste and pollution. Under the initiative, the companies will […]

Mondelez invests US$6m in UK research and development center

UK – Mondelez International is investing US$6 million at its Reading Science Centre in the UK to accelerate research and development of new products for various markets. Serving over 150 countries, the investment will support […]

Nestlé Nigeria reiterates commitment to addressing plastic packaging waste

NIGERIA – Nestlé Nigeria Plc has reiterated its commitment in addressing plastic packaging pollution in the country through engaging in various environmental conservation initiatives. Speaking while commemorating this year’s World Oceans Day in Nigeria, the […]

USDA to relocate key offices to Kansas in cost-savings strategy

USA – The U.S. Department of Agriculture is planning to relocate its Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture from Washington to Kansas City after carrying out a cost-benefit analysis. The move […]