FanMilk Ghana launches NutriDay yoghurt fortified with Zinc to boost immunity

GHANA – Fan Milk Ghana, subsidiary of multinational food-products corporation Danone has launched a new yoghurt brand fortified with zinc dubbed NutriDay. The new drinkable yoghurt is aimed to meet the growing demand for healthy nutrition that boost the immune system as it also contains vitamin B2, vitamin A and calcium.  “We understand the challenges our people face in adopting healthy nutrition at home or on the go. We know that parents, especially mothers, are consciously looking for ways to create a better future for their children and families by…

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From Kenya to the World: Traditional alcoholic beverage Muratina hits UK market

KENYA – A traditional Kenyan alcoholic beverage, Muratina, has made its way into major retail outlets in the United Kingdom. Muratina Limited, an England and Wales registered company has launched the drink in the overseas market under the brand name Muratelia. According to the company, the signature name is a combination of the traditional name Muratina and the scientific name of the fruit used to traditionally brew the drink known as Kigelia Africana or popularly referred to as “Sausage tree”. This was revealed by Kenya’s High Commissioner to the United…

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Blue Band brand launches new mayonnaise with low calories

KENYA – Upfield, the manufacturer of the Blue Band brand has launched a new variant of its mayonnaise dubbed Blue Band Lite mayonnaise. The new offering promises same great taste without the extra calories targeting consumers adopting a healthier life style. Coming in a 532ml bottle, the dressing is available at all leading stores country wide. Company name: Upfield Country: Kenya Product type: Mayonnaise Innovation: New Product

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Bigtree Brands spices up Zambian cuisines with new curry powder

ZAMBIA – Bigtree Brands, subsidiary of Zambia’s Trade Kings Group has expanded its condiments portfolio with launch of new ‘bigtree curry powder’. The new offering unlocks a world of flavour and brings a taste of India to the consumers tables, highlights the company. “We are proud to introduce Big Tree Brands’ newly launched curry powder – another great addition to their portfolio. Another example of our group’s purpose as we strive to bring you great products. “Bigtree Curry Powders are only the finest blends of spices that will bring “Pure…

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UAC Foods introduces spicy, classic variants of Gala beef sausage roll

NIGERIA – UAC Foods Limited, a leader in the snacks, diary and spring water segments in Nigeria, has launched two new variants of its famous Gala beef sausage roll coming in spicy and classic flavours. The new product variants, which come in a bigger 100gram size, have been carefully formulated to enrich the Nigerian snacking experience, on the go with more spice and beef filling at N100 only. The Gala Spicy sausage roll is enhanced with extra flavour and spice (pepper) to match Nigerians’ love for delicious spicy food and…

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Nigeria’s CHI Limited debuts Hollandai Zero Yoghurt with no added sugar, artificial sweeteners and lactose free

NIGERIA – CHI Limited, Nigeria’s leading fruit juice, drinking yoghurt, evaporated milk, and snacks manufacturer, has expanded its nourishment offering with the introduction of Hollandia Zero Yoghurt. The new product is a premium innovative offering that combines the natural taste and nutrition of yoghurt, with unique benefits of Zero Added Sugar, Zero Artificial Sweetener & Zero Lactose. It is also a low-fat drinking yoghurt. “When you look at health trends today, you notice a growing community of consumers seeking to meet their weight goal. We sought ways to appeal to…

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Keroche Breweries launches Kenya’s first localy produced extra strong beer tapping niche market

KENYA – Kenya’s second largest brewer, Keroche Breweries has expanded its beer portfolio to extra strong beer category with launch of Vienna Ice Strong Lager. The new drink has an alcohol strength of 10% and according to the company, it’s the first strongest locally brewed beer in a market dominated by imports. The CEO of the company Tabitha Karanja, indicated that the product was introduced following a two-year survey which revealed the niche market, reports KBC. “For years, consumers have relied on imports in this market and the new brand…

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Komari Beverages launches first hard seltzer drink Arada in Ethiopia

ETHIOPIA – Komari Beverages, a newly built US$12m alcohol manufacturing company, has introduced hard seltzer into the Ethiopian market with the launch of new liqueur brand dubbed Arada. According to Detail Ethiopia, Arada is a sugar-free cocktail drink coming in three different flavours i.e., apple, pineapple and lime with a 5% alcohol by volume. It is packaged in an artistic bottle, aimed to mostly attract the youngsters who are by far the biggest consumers of hard seltzers across the globe, looking for an alternative light alcoholic beverage. According to Allied…

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SAB introduces new Gin & Tonic drink dubbed Black Crown alongside Shine Club wine

SOUTH AFRICA – South African Breweries has expanded its ready to drink alcohol beverage portfolio, with the launch of Black Crown Gin & Tonic. The drink with an alcohol by volume of 5%, is an easy drinking gin and tonic mixer, that has a crisp citrus aroma, where juniper gives way to refreshing lemon notes. Excitingly announcing its launch, Ricardo Moreira Zone President Africa at Anheuser-Busch InBev, said, “I’d like to take a moment to give a big congratulations to the ZX Ventures Team for their launch of Black Crown…

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Budding Zimbabwean food processor launches new Rolled Oats

ZIMBABWE – Glytime Foods, a Zimbabwean healthy foods manufacturing, marketing and distribution company has launched its new Rolled Oats. The new offering coming in a 1kg box-pack, is an addition to its organic products comprising of granola, oat cookies and honey. Since 2016, Glytime Foods has done more than refine an old tradition, guided by an international palate, to create the most interesting flavors and textures. Company name: Glytime Foods Country: Zimbabwe Product type: Rolled Oats Innovation: New Product

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