ABOUT FOOD BUSINESS AFRICA MAGAZINE

We Connect Africa's Food Industry with the Right Networks and Information

FOOD BUSINESS AFRICA is the primary source of information for investors, managers and professionals in the food, beverage, milling, animal feed manufacturing and foodservice sector in sub-Saharan Africa.

The magazine reflects the publisher’s passion for the adoption of the latest technology and practices in the continent of Africa, following his stint working with a number of food companies in Africa; and his nearly 10 years of business development and technical sales roles with a major ingredients multinational in more than 10 countries in the region, previously.

The objective of the magazine and the website is to provide relevant and timely information to the industry stakeholders in sub-Saharan Africa that will catalyse the growth of the industry in the region.

The magazine provides its readers with the latest nutrition, technology and sustainability developments, up-to-date investments and deals news, and market trends in a manner that are cognizant of the level of the development of the food industry in Africa, with an overarching goal of improving the industry’s competence, knowledge and skills.

The magazine is the first and only resource of its kind in the region, out of South Africa, that provides information on post-harvest management, food safety, quality and R&D, formulations management; agro/food processing, packaging, distribution and marketing.

The primary readership of the magazine includes investors, CEOs, Directors, General Managers, QA/R&D Managers, Production Managers, Engineering Managers, Supply Chain Managers, Procurement Managers, Marketing/Brand Managers and other professionals that are tasked with decision making roles in the food manufacturing, retail and foodservice sector. 

Food Business Africa is further  relied upon by banks, private equity, venture capital firms and angel investors in the food and agro industry; strategists, consultants, suppliers, Government agencies, NGOs, trade associations, regulatory bodies, research and training institutions for the latest industry news, trends, technology, investment and marketing opportunities in the region.

The magazine is widely distributed in Africa in print format, and is also available as a digital edition on this website, giving it a worldwide readership.

Sector-focused inserts have been introduced to cover some of Africa’s most important and fastest growing sectors.

These include:

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Dairy Business Africa – covers the latest formulations, processing, packaging, consumption and market trends in the dairy industry in Africa and the World.

Milling & Baking Africa – covers the latest post-harvest management, processing, packaging, formulations, consumption and market trends in the grains, bakery, aquaculture and animal feed industry in Africa and the World.

Beverage Tech Africa – covers the latest processing, packaging, formulations, consumption and market trends in the soft and alcoholic beverages industry in Africa and the World

Food Nutrition & Health – covers the latest research, market trends and new technologies in the field of human nutrition and health.

The magazine further covers some of Africa’s leading food companies and startups through well-written company profiles, after carrying out interviews with company founders and managers – showcasing the length and breadth of the evolving food industry in Africa.

Who are the readers of Food Business Africa?

The magazine is read by the following stakeholders in the public, private and the NGO/development sector in Africa and beyond:

  • Food, beverage and milling companies – dairy and ice cream; brewing and distilling; savoury; fruits and vegetables; meat, poultry and fish; grain milling and animal feed, soft drinks; savoury and other processed foods
  • Traders, distributors, importers and exporters in the food and agriculture sector in Africa
  • Major retail chains, supermarkets, fast food operators and the hotel, restaurant and catering (HORECA) industry
  • Lecturers, students and researchers in the institutions of higher learning e.g universities and research institutes
  • Government regulatory bodies and departments within the Ministries of Health and Food/Agriculture/Trade & Industry
  • Suppliers of goods – chemicals, ingredients, packaging, equipment, laboratory and supply chain solutions 
  • Suppliers of services – banks, insurance, logistics etc – to the food and agro industry value chain
  • Development partners and NGOs involved in the food and agriculture supply chain in Africa

When is Food Business Africa published?

Food Business Africa is published 6 times a year, with the magazine available in both print and free digital issue in February, April, June, August, October and December

Each of the inserts appears in each of the issues of the magazine

Digital issues of the magazine are archived and are available on our website at any time, from anywhere around the world for the readers of the magazine