Mother Dairy forays into QSR segment with the launch of ‘Café Delights’

INDIA – Mother Dairy, India’s leading milk and milk products company, has ventured into Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) segment with the inauguration of its first eatery ‘Café Delights’ in the National Capital Region (NCR). The […]

Danone and Microsoft partner to accelerate adoption of AI in the food industry

FRANCE – Danone and Microsoft have partnered in an artificial intelligence (AI) program dubbed ‘AI Factory For AgriFood’ that seeks to support sustainable food and regenerative agriculture in France. The AI Factory For AgriFood is […]

Nestlé plans US$2.08bn investment to boost sustainable packaging & innovation

SWITZERLAND – Nestlé has committed to invest up to CHF 2 billion (US$2.08bn) to lead the shift from virgin plastics to food-grade recycled plastics and accelerate the development of innovative sustainable packaging solutions. The commitment […]

Califia Farms closes landmark US$225m series D financing round

USA – Califia Farms, a Los Angeles-based plant-based food and beverage company has closed its Series D financing raising US$225 million in capital led by the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA).  The funding, which counts as […]

Reprive to food and agriculture sectors as US and China sign phase one of trade agreement

USA – The United States and Republic of China have reached a consensus on the first phase of the trade agreement in a deal that is expected to significantly benefit the American Agricultural sector. The […]

Alden’s Organic introduces new organic dairy-free range

USA – American organic ice cream maker, Alden’s Organic is introducing a new range of organic dairy-free flavors and dairy-free sammies. Aldens has now expanded its portfolio with the launch of seven new 14oz. dairy-free […]

fairlife ventures into the creamer category, launches Real Dairy Coffee Creamers

USA – fairlife, a dairy beverage brand that was recently acquired by The Coca-Cola Company, has launched fairlife Real Dairy Coffe creamers, its latest line of premium products made with ultra-filtered milk. The new Real […]

FrieslandCampina to make additional US$26m annual investment on sustainability

NETHERLANDS – The Dutch multinational dairy cooperative, FrieslandCampina has announced that it will be availing an additional annual amount of €24 million (US$26.68m) to further stimulate sustainable development on the farm. FrieslandCampina said that this […]

Maghreb Private Equity Fund IV acquires additional stake in Tunisian Cheese maker Land’Or

TUNISIA – Maghreb Private Equity Fund IV (MPEF IV) has acquired 1.8 million new shares, representing 16.20% of the capital of the Tunisian agrifood firm Land’Or. This acquisition allows the private equity fund dedicated to […]

Kenya to impose 16% VAT on Ugandan milk in bid to curb illegal importation

KENYA – Kenya has resolved to impose 16 percent value added tax (VAT) on milk imports from Uganda as part of measures to protect local dairy farmers and calm the simmering trade tensions between the […]