Nutreco announces its Feed&Food Tech Challenge finalists

NETHERLANDS – Dutch animal nutrition and aquafeed company, Nutreco has announced that it has selected 15 finalists for the Nutreco Feed&Food Tech Challenge (NFTC). Nutreco Feed&Food Tech Challenge is a competition that acknowledges the best […]

Commercial Bank of Zimbabwe invests US$7.57m in winter wheat production

ZIMBABWE – The Commercial Bank of Zimbabwe (CBZ) and private partners in the country will this year fund the winter wheat production under contract farming by the government to the tune of ZWD 2.74 billion […]

Covantis launches as legal entity, announces CEO and executive appointments

SWITZERLAND – Covantis, the industry initiative that aims to modernize global agribusiness trade operations, has announced that it has received all required regulatory approvals and has incorporated as a legal entity in Geneva, Switzerland, as […]

Nestlé Purina PetCare acquires natural pet food brand Lily’s Kitchen

UK – Nestlé Purina PetCare, the pet products business of Swiss food and beverage firm, Nestlé, has acquired natural pet food brand Lily’s Kitchen, one of the leading producers of wet and dry natural foods […]

Coronavirus pandemic: Egypt exempts three legume crops from exports ban

EGYPT – Egypt has exempted green beans, peas and peanuts from the decree banning legumes exports for three months to fulfil local demand in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Minister of Industry and Trade, Nevine […]

ADM unveils new plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions, energy consumption

USA – Multinational agricultural trader and food processor, ADM has advanced its sustainability commitments with new ambitious plan to reduce its absolute global greenhouse gas emissions by 25% and energy intensity by 15% by 2035. […]

Liberian government provides funds to enhance local rice production, processing

LIBERIA – Liberia’s Minister of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP), Samuel D. Tweah Jr., and Agriculture Minister, Madam Jeanine Cooper have signed a Cash Collateral Guarantee agreement with the Afriland Bank to enhance rice production […]

Xiangtai Food to acquire controlling stake in Chinese feed solutions provider

CHINA- China Xiangtai Food, an emerging growth company primarily engaged in pork processing in China, has entered into a non-binding agreement to acquire 51% interest in Chongqing Ji Mao Cang Feed Company (JMC). JMC is […]

ADM, Givaudan commit funds to aid in COVID-19 response globally

WORLD – Chicago-based agricultural commodity trader and food processor, ADM and Swiss flavor and fragrance producer, Givaudan have joined the global efforts in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. ADM has announced that it is […]