FrieslandCampina WAMCO partners IFDC to transform milk production in Nigeria

NIGERIA – FrieslandCampina WAMCO, Nigeria leading dairy processor, has teamed up with the International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) in a drive to transform milk production in the country. This follows an agreement signed between the […]

Uganda to introduce new regulation for coffee farming to boost quality and output

UGANDA – The government of Uganda through the Uganda Coffee Development Authority plans to introduce a new law to regulate coffee farming in a drive to boost quality and output. The new National Coffee Bill, […]

Mondi to invest US$573.12m in South Africa’s packaging business

SOUTH AFRICA – Multinational paper packaging group, Mondi Plc, will be investing US$573.12 (R8bn) in its South Africa business over the next five years. This is part of the groups restructuring policy that was approved […]

South African retailer Spar expands initiative to cut plastic use in Eastern Cape

SOUTH AFRICA – The Spar Group, a South African retail chain, has launched the second phase of its Eastern Cape campaign to reduce the use of plastic as part of its efforts to promote a […]

Campbell sells Kelsen snacks business to Ferrero affiliate for US$300m

DENMARK – Campbell Soup Company has agreed to sell its Kelsen Group business to a Ferrero affiliated company for US$300 million. Campbell said the divestiture of the Denmark-based baked snacks business would enable it reduce […]

Bosch to sell Packaging Technology business to CVC Capital

GERMANY – Robert Bosch GmbH, the multinational engineering and technology company plans to sell its Waiblingen-based packaging machinery business to a newly incorporated entity managed by CVC Capital Partners (CVC). Bosch and CVC have signed […]

ADM and Cargill agree to sell grain elevators in the US

USA – Multinational grain merchants, Cargill and Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) have agreed to exchange ownership of some of their grain facilities in the US Midwest, a Reuters report reveals. The deal whose financial […]