Kellogg reorganises North American business with job losses on the line

USA – The Kellogg Company is planning to restructure its North American business as it looks to focus on certain product categories and increase operational efficiency. The company has said that it is expecting approximately […]

Kemin’s new vision targets to reach 80% of the world by 2042

USA – Global ingredients manufacturer, Kemin Industries has unveiled its new global vision and logo, targeting to reach 80% of the global population with its products and services by 2042. Kemin says by 2042, when […]

Louis Dreyfus’ report underpins sustainable practices and partner engagement

NETHERLANDS – Louis Dreyfus Co. (LDC) has published its 2018 Sustainability report highlighting its commitment to sustainable practices and the depth of partner engagement across its operations. As part of the efforts to set a […]

Rwanda mulls bailing out major agro-processing firms to drive profitability

RWANDA – The government of Rwanda has commissioned an assessment into the operations of agro-processing firms within the country as it weighs up options of saving struggling businesses. Preliminary information indicate that about 34 large […]

State releases 600,000 bags of maize to ease grain shortage

KENYA – Kenya’s National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) has resolved to release 600,000 bags of subsidised maize to grain millers aimed at easing grain shortage in the country. According to a Business Daily report, […]

Nigerian rice processor to invest US$50m in new high capacity processing plant

NIGERIA – Darma Rice Mill Ltd has unveiled plans of investing about US$50 million (N15.2 billion) in setting up a new rice mill with an annual capacity of processing 600,000 tonnes. According to a report […]

Seed Co reports 16% growth in revenues as profits increase four fold to US$9.07m

ZIMBABWE – Seed Co Limited, one of Africa’s leading seed producers, reported a 16% increase in revenues to US$73.4 million offsetting a 323% jump in after-tax-profit to US$9.07 million in the year ended March 31, […]

Bakex Millers banks on new expansion to strengthen market grip

KENYA – After successfully implementing its expansion plan, Bakex Millers Ltd, a Kenyan-based grain milling company, is aiming at strengthening its market share in the region’s flour and milling sector. Bakex embarked on the expansion […]

USDA to relocate key offices to Kansas in cost-savings strategy

USA – The U.S. Department of Agriculture is planning to relocate its Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture from Washington to Kansas City after carrying out a cost-benefit analysis. The move […]

Kellogg’s teams up with UK brewery to create beer from cereals

UK – The Kellogg Company has joined forces with UK brewery Seven Bro7hers to create beer from its rejected Rice Krispies and Coco Pops breakfast cereals. The two have co-created coco based ‘Sling it out […]