Surface Wilmar to support soya bean out grower schemes in Zimbabwe

ZIMBABWE – Surface Wilmar, one of Zimbabwe’s leading edible oil manufacturers, has said that it has the capacity to finance local soya bean out-grower schemes to bolster production. Wilmar seeks to increase soybean production capacity […]

Restaurant chain Java House to launch vegan outlets in renewed expansion plan

KENYA – Java House, a leading restaurant chain in Kenya, has unveiled that it will be introducing exclusive vegetarian branches to diversify its fast food offerings as part of its US$10 million regional expansion plan. […]

WFP partners Tanzanian varsity in developing recipes for fortified food, micronutrients

TANZANIA – The World Food Programme (WFP) has teamed up with Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) experts in Tanzania to develop local recipes for fortified foods and micronutrient powders. The recipes will to be used […]

China’s salt intake among the highest in the world, new research

UK – China is confirmed to be among the nations in the world where salt intake is the highest, with most of its population consuming way higher than the recommended amount. According to a new […]

Sainsbury’s to launch UK’s first no and low alcohol pub

UK – UK’s leading supermarket, Sainsbury’s is set to launch industry’s first pub that will only serve non-alcoholic and low alcohol drinks for consumers who want to enjoy these categories. Taking a model similar to […]

Azelis opens new application lab in China to serve agri-food market

CHINA – Leading specialty ingredients and chemicals provider, Azelis has opened a new application laboratory in Shanghai, China to expand its service delivery to agri-food customers. The center which is Azeli’s fourth technical laboratory serving […]

Ghanaian manufacturers push for establishment of a raw material council

GHANA – Manufacturers in Ghana are longing for the establishment of a Raw Material Council to, among other things, regulate and maintain standards of the raw materials fed to industries. According to the manufacturers, the […]

Nestle develops first 70% dark chocolate with no added sugar

JAPAN – Nestle Japan has launched a new 70% dark chocolate made entirely from cocoa fruit using cacao beans and white pulp, without adding any refined sugar. The new chocolate confectionery which is said to […]

Symrise expands dry taste solutions with new liquid flavoring line

RUSSIA – The Dutch flavors and fragrances company, Symrise has launched a new production line for liquid flavorings at its Rogovo facility in Russia, expanding dry taste solutions range. The expansion allows the company to […]

Muller invites people to create their own Muller yogurt

UK – British dairy processor, Muller Milk is inviting people to create their own Muller yoghurt using its various recipe combinations as a creative way of growing its dairy brand in the market. The company […]