Bidco Africa wins top most award at Energy Management Awards ceremony

KENYA– Agribusiness and manufacturing giant Bidco Africa has been declared the overall winner of the coveted Energy Management Award at the awards ceremony held in Nairobi, Kenya. The awards, themed ‘Setting the pace in resource efficiency towards competitive local manufacturing’, awarded over 20 companies that have achieved significant reductions in their energy consumption through implementation…

Entries open for food industry’s innovations and excellence awards process

KENYA – Individuals and companies in Kenya’s food industry have an opportunity to be feted at an elaborate dinner ceremony in front of their peers as the nomination window for the 2018 edition of the region’s only award process has been announced. Now in its second year, the Food Business Africa (FBA) Industry Excellence Awards…

Malta Guinness Herbs Lite wins innovation and creativity award

NIGERIA - Malta Guinness Herbs Lite, a malt brand from the stables of Guinness Nigeria Plc has won the ‘Fair Competition and Creativity Nigeria Awards’ (FCCNA) for its innovation and creativity. The award ceremony which took place on Thursday, November 9th, 2017 at the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry was organized by the Consumer…

Aldi gets award for Supermarket of the Year at Retail Industry Awards

UK - Aldi received a Supermarket of the Year Award, among other awards that included Chilled Retailer of the Year and Fresh Produce Retailer of the Year at the Retail Industry Awards 2017, for the third consecutive year. The award, which was received amidst the stiff competition from Tesco and Morrisons, was judged by an…

Bosch Packaging receives Green Star Packaging Award

AUSTRIA – Bosch Packaging Technology has been awarded with the Green Star Packaging Award 2017, for the first vertical form, fill and seal machine (VFFS) for producing dust-tight sealed paper packaging. The jury noted that the fully recyclable paper packaging conserves resources and reduces wastes, which supports the basic idea of the Green Star Packaging…

AgriProtein wins BBC’s international food and farming award

SOUTH AFRICA - AgriProtein, the world’s biggest fly-farmer and leading waste-to-nutrient up-cycler, has been named the BBC Food Chain Global Champion in its quest for new source of protein to feed the planet’s growing population. The insect protein pioneer was awarded for its flagship product, which helps in securing the future of food while delivering…

Novozymes invites collaboration on global challenges

DENMARK - Novozymes, the world leader in biological solutions, has launched HelloScience, an online network where innovators, start-ups, companies and others can collectively work to develop solutions for some of the world’s greatest challenges. HelloScience aims to foster collaborations across borders, expertise and technologies on serious global challenges, as complex problems require advanced solutions and…