KEPHIS and KALRO embark on promoting modern agriculture technologies

KENYA – The Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) and Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) have embarked on promoting new farming technologies aimed at increasing agricultural productivity in the country. The government institutions […]

Müller launches new yogurt range in the UK to disrupt luxury yogurt segment

UK – Müller will be launching the its first ever mascarpone inspired product in the UK, Müller Bliss Mascarpone Style Yogurt available in two variants as it continues to disrupt the luxury yogurt segment in […]

China to intensify international cooperation to enhance food security

CHINA – China will be intensifying international cooperation with other countries to jointly enhance global food security as well as continue to expand and diversify sources of food imports to balance its own food security. […]

Netherlands invests US$19m in Rwanda’s maize, potato and tea value chain

RWANDA – The Agricultural Public-Private initiative of Rwanda has received funding worth Rwf18 billion (US$19m) from The Netherlands to support the professionalisation of maize and potato value chain and rehabilitation of tea estate. The four […]

Dangote Flour Mills approves US$331m acquisition by Olam’s Crown Flour Mills

NIGERIA – Olam International Limited, multinational food and agribusiness company through its Nigerian subsidiary, Crown Flour Mills Limited is set to acquire Dangote Flour Mills Plc (DFM) for US$331 million (N120 billion) at N24.00 per […]

Victory Brewing Company to open new brewery in Philadelphia

USA – American craft beer maker, Victory Brewing Company has unveiled plans pf setting up a new brewery and taproom in Philadelphia, US. The brewer is planning to open a 14,000-square-foot facility that will feature […]

Flipkart establishes new entity FarmerMart to venture into India’s food retail sector

INDIA – Walmart-owned ecommerce company, Flipkart has formed a new entity – the Flipkart FarmerMart Pvt Ltd – as the company prepares to enter into the food retail business in India. The new entity will […]