Bio Foods, KBL, Coca-Cola, KWAL, Capwell Industries, Sameer among big winners at Africa FOODEX Awards 2019

KENYA – This year has been a significant one for the food, beverage and milling industries across Sub-Saharan Africa, reflected by the upsurge in investments witnessed across the sectors, as companies pace towards repositioning their […]

Africa Milling Limited opens new maize milling facility in Zambia

ZAMBIA – African Milling Limited, one of Zambia’s largest integrated wheat and maize flour milling operations, commissioned its newly installed maize mill with a capacity of 336T/24H and 50,000T storage. The official opening of the […]

Uganda’s Grainpulse receives US$11m to provide multiple agribusiness services to farmers

UGANDA – IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Private Sector Window of the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP), today announced an US$11 million loan to Ugandan agribusiness company Grainpulse […]

ADM opens new Animal Nutrition Technology Center in the US

USA – ADM Animal Nutrition, a division of Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), has opened a new Animal Nutrition Technology Center in Decatur, Illinois, US to expand its research and development capabilities. The facility will […]

Agribusiness trade modernization initiative advances with new project name, Covantis

USA – The founding members of the industry-wide initiative to modernize global trade operations; ADM, Bunge, Cargill, COFCO International, Louis Dreyfus Company and Glencore Agriculture have announced its new project name, Covantis. The initiative has […]

Zimbabwe’s private, public sector collaborate in boosting grain production

ZIMBABWE – PHI Commodities, subsidiary of National Foods Limited has committed to fund over 20 000 hectares of both maize and wheat production under contract farming during the 2019/2020 summer cropping season. This is in […]

Bidco Africa and Land O’Lakes commission US$12m upgraded animal feed plant

KENYA – Edible oils manufacturer, Bidco Africa, has teamed up with American conglomerate Land O’Lakes to invest KSh1.2 billion (US$12m) in the upgrade of an animal feed factory in Nakuru, Central Kenya. According to Business […]

Algeria’s cereal import falls 12% as the government gears towards reducing soft wheat imports to 4M tonnes

ALGERIA – Algeria’s cereal import bill dropped 12% to US$2.1 billion in the nine months to September 30, down from US$2.4 billion in the same period last year. Algeria, one of the world’s biggest grain […]

Royal De Heus to acquire ADM’s Spanish compound feed plant

SPAIN – Dutch animal nutrition company, Royal De Heus has signed an agreement to acquire Evialis Galicia, a Spanish compound feed plant owned by Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM). With a volume of more than […]