Japan partners with Malawi in pest surveillance project to boost productivity

MALAWI – The Japanese government has availed more than US$293000 (K222.6 Million) to fund a project that seeks fight fall and African armyworms in Malawi. The project dubbed “Strengthening, monitoring and early warning system for […]

Tongaat Hulett mulls shutting down operations in Mozambique

MOZAMBIQUE – Tongaat Hulett, a South African based diversified agribusiness firm, has unveiled intentions of closing down its sugar company in Mafambisse, central Mozambique. According to the secretary of the Mafambisse trade union committee, Antonio […]

Kenyan tea agency approves increase in farmer prices to boost supply

KENYA – The Kenya Tea and Development Agency (KTDA), which runs over 60 Tea processing factories in the country, has resolved to increase pay-outs to farmers in selected regions as part of the efforts to […]

GrainCorp announces leadership changes following proposed demerger

AUSTRALIA – GrainCorp has announced several leadership changes to its board and executive roles following the proposal to demerge its Malt business. On condition that the demerger proceeds, Graham Bradley AM will be appointed as […]

Tate & Lyle partners South Africa’s Long Life Dairy to enhance access to dairy

SOUTH AFRICA – Tate & Lyle, a global provider of food and beverage ingredients and solutions has partnered with Long Life Dairy, a subsidiary of South Africa’s dairy manufacturer Unique Dairy to enhance consumer access […]

Kerry inaugurates new US$22.8m production facility in India

INDIA – Global food ingredients company, Kerry Group has invested US$22.8 million (€20 million) in a new production facility in Tumkur, India to serve the food and beverage industry in the region. The 40,585 square […]

Land O’Lakes and Agrifirm form dairy nutrition joint venture in China

CHINA – American agricultural cooperative, Land O’Lakes and Netherlands based Royal Agrifirm Group (Agrifirm) have announced a China joint venture focused on dairy nutrition. The new animal feed joint venture will be operated as a […]

Zimbabwe embarks on efforts to improve livestock sector with US$6m facility

ZIMBABWE – Zimbabwe has embarked on its efforts to revamp the livestock sector following the government’s move to avail US$6 million livestock credit facility. The funds will be managed by the Agribank and disbursed to […]

Sainsbury’s opens meat-free butchers to meet plant-based demand

UK – UK’s leading supermarket, Sainsbury’s has unveiled UK’s first meat-free butchers to expand its plant-based product offerings in a market where consumers are demanding healthier foods. Launched during World Meat Free Week, the butcher […]