ZIMBABWE – Alpha Omega Dairy will in the next few months double milk production from the current 22 000 litres a day, an official said on Friday.
ZAMBIA – Parmalat Zambia Limited has commissioned a new five billion kwacha milk powder plant at its Mungwi road premises in Lusaka.
KENYA – The drop is linked to low production during the cold weather, which saw processors intake drop to 46 million litres from 54 million litres in January.
KENYA – Cold Stone Creamery, an American ice cream chain, has joined a raft of Western retailers setting up base in Kenya with its first store set to open in Nairobi by the end of next month.
ZIMBABWE – Delta Beverages has accepted Nampak South Africa’s proposal to consolidate both companies’ shareholding in MegaPak Zimbabwe, a local plastic packaging company to form one entity, a company official said.
KENYA – The Kenya Agricultural Research Institute has said there are high levels of aflatoxin in milk produced in the country.
BOTSWANA – As financial woes for the first citizen owned milk-processing plant worsen, on Wednesday, the workers took to the Industrial Court after having gone without salaries for the past two months.
KENYA – The East African ministers have rejected push by Kenyan millers to remove the 10 per cent import duty on wheat grain, dashing hopes for lower flour prices.
KENYA – Danone, the world’s leading food company has bought a 40 per cent stake in the holding company of Brookside Dairy, the biggest dairy firm in Eastern and Central Africa.