Notable changes in South Africa’s consumption behavior as consumers aggravate to vegan lifestyle

SOUTH AFRICA – More eateries and food outlets in South Africa are catering to vegans as demand grows with the rise of South Africans adopting to a vegan lifestyle. In the country, this month of […]

AB InBev to start brewing using renewable energy for its South African operations

SOUTH AFRICA – Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), the global beverage giant has availed plans to start brewing using renewable energy by rolling out solar plants at its seven major South African breweries by the end […]

AQUAhydrate launches aluminium package to nuture a more sustainable future

USA – AQUAhydrate, a Southern California-based lifestyle beverage company has launched a bold new aluminum package as the company’s first step in a journey toward a more renewable future. The brand, which is backed by […]

The Lakes Distillery secures US$5.5m investment from Comhar Capital

UK – The Lakes Distillery has secured £4.25 million (US$5.5 million) in funding from investment company, Comhar Capital to support its growth plans. The British business was set up in 2011 and produces single malt […]

NBC appoints Matthieu Seguin as new Managing Director

NIGERIA – The Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) Limited, franchise bottler of the Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company has announced the appointment of Matthieu Seguin as its new Managing Director. Seguin succeeds Georgios Polymenakos who took office […]

2 Sisters Food Group appoints Richard Pennycook as new Chairman

UK – Boparan Holdings, the parent company of British food manufacturer, 2 Sisters Food Group, has appointed retail industry heavyweight, Richard Pennycook as the new Chairman of the business. Richard will succeed Lord Charles Allen […]

BevCanna expands CBD-infused beverage production capabilities with more acquisitions

CANADA – BevCanna, a Vancouver based infused cannabis beverages producer has acquired cannabis genetics expert Carmanah Craft Corp., to expand its cannabis genetics program. The acquisition will give BevCanna access to an extensive library of […]

Fazer Group acquires Finish gluten-free bakery and milling businesses

FINLAND – Finland-based food processor, Fazer Group has acquired Vuohelan Herkku’s bakery and milling businesses as the company continues executing its growth strategy and investing in growing product categories. Vuohelan is one of the forerunners […]