Memphis Meats lands historic US$161m funding to accelerate commercial launch of cell-based meats

USA – Memphis Meats, a pioneer in the production of cell-based meat, poultry and seafood has raised a landmark US$161 million in its series B funding round, which will enable the company to bring its […]

Constellation Brands affiliate Canopy Growth expands its Board with two appointments

CANADA – Canopy Growth Corporation, a Canadian cannabis infused beverage producer backed by Constellation Brands, has appointed Judy Schmeling as the Chair of the Board of Directors and Jim Sabia as a member of the […]

LIBA to invest US$157.9m to boost food production on commercial scale

LIBERIA – The Liberia Business Association (LIBA), the umbrella Association for all indigenous Liberian business owners has announced that it will invest U.S.$157.9 Million in collaboration with other Liberian institutions in the food production sector […]

Shaping a better planet: Conagra Brands unveils 2025 sustainable packaging goal

USA – Conagra Brands, the owner of Birds Eye, Duncan Hines and Healthy Choice brands has strengthened its sustainability ambitions and committed towards making 100% of its current plastic packaging renewable, recyclable or compostable by […]

Ecobank partners with financial institutions to increase loans to farmers

NIGERIA – Ecobank Nigeria Limited has said that it is partnering with financial institutions in Nigeria to double the amount of credit it provides to the agricultural sector over the next two/three years. The financial […]

Jusu acquires Canadian beverage company Westbloom to expand offering

CANADA – Jusu Bars, a health and wellness company based in Victoria, Canada, has acquired Westbloom Inc., a Calgary based beverage company specializing in coffees, teas and cold brew beverages. The acquisition will allow Jusu […]

Flour Mills of Nigeria to issue US$55.16m medium term bonds

NIGERIA – Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc, a diversified Nigerian agribusiness company has announced its plan to issue a N20 billion (US$55.16m) medium-term bonds, which is subject to appropriate pricing. In a statement to the […]

Tyson Foods initiates global coalition to advance the future of sustainable protein

SWITZERLAND – American food company, Tyson Foods, in collaboration with other stakeholders in the food industry, has launched the Coalition for Global Protein – a multi-stakeholder initiative to advance the future of sustainable protein. The […]