Tanzania’s Bakhresa Group rebrands Azam wheat flour in expansion strategy

TANZANIA – Bakhresa Group, the operator of flour mills that manufacture Azam food flour brands, has rebranded its Azam wheat flour into multipurpose flour to boost market penetration. The move is part of the company’s […]

Microsoft partners with AGRA to boost agriculture through technology

AFRICA – Microsoft through its business and market development engine in Africa 4Afrika has partnered with the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) to co-create technology solutions in agriculture. AGRA is a dynamic, African-led […]

Kenya’s Quickmart Supermarket merges with Tumaini Self Service

KENYA – Mauritius-based private equity firm Adenia Partners has concluded a deal to acquire majority stake at the emerging retailer Quickmart Supermarket through its special purpose vehicle Sokoni Retail Kenya at an undisclosed amount. Sokoni […]

DMK Group to fully acquire joint venture DV Nutrition

NETHERLANDS – Germany’s leading dairy cooperative, DMK Group has agreed to fully acquire the assets of DV Nutrition, a joint venture the company had formed with UK headquartered dairy nutrition company Volac. The move will […]

Maple Hill partners with SIG to launch single serve organic milk

USA – Maple Hill, American organic dairy producer has partnered with Swiss aseptic packaging producer SIG Combibloc in developing a single-serve version of its 100% grass-fed organic milk. The new eight-ounce Maple Hill’s Whole Milk […]

Terra Ingredients and Stone Mill partner in expanding roasting capabilities

USA – Terra Ingredients, a leading supplier of ingredients to the consumer packaged goods and animal feed markets and Stone Mill have expanded their roasting services with the addition of a new roasting solution. Stone […]

Conagra Brands to expand innovation center in Chicago

USA – The North American packaged foods company, Conagra Brands plans to build The Conagra Brands Center for Food Design in Chicago to bolster research. The 40,000-square-foot research and development center, located near to the […]

Coffee tech firm Bellwether Coffee raises $40m in funding

USA – California based Coffee technology firm, Bellwether Coffee has raised US$40 million through a Series B funding to accelerate expansion of its electronic commercial roaster and online coffee bean marketplace solutions. Led by DBL […]

Nestlé invests in organic baby snacks production in Portugal

EUROPE – Nestlé Portugal will be investing up to €40 million (US$44.15 million) in two organic baby snacks production facilities in Portugal to expand its product range. The company will be investing €11 million (US$12.14 […]