Tiger Brands reopens Enterprise polony facility as Listeria fight fades

SOUTH AFRICA – Packaged goods company, Tiger Brands has reopened its ready-to-eat meat processing facility, Enterprise Foods in Germiston, months after two of its factories were shut down on listeriosis outbreak. According to Business Day, […]

American bone broth brand Kettle & Fire announces US$8m in Series A investment

USA – Kettle & Fire, the country’s leading shelf-stable bone broth brand, today announced an US$8 million Series A investment led by CAVU Venture Partners. According to the company, CAVU Ventures co-founder and managing partner […]

Muafaka Butcheries to invest US$600,000 in a new abattoir targeting export market

TANZANIA – Muafaka Butcheries Limited, a proprietor company of modern butcheries in Tanzania is planning to invest about US$600,000 (over 1.3bn TZS) in modern slaughterhouses targeting the export market. IPP media reports the halal certified […]

Tyson Foods wins contracts worth US$726.6m for beef production and supply in the US

USA – Tyson Fresh Meats, a unit of Tyson Foods, has won a US$440 million defense contract to provide fresh beef and frozen ground beef products to military commissaries in the central and eastern United […]

Tanzania initiates construction of US$2.19m abattoir and meat processing facility

TANZANIA – Tanzania’s Longido district council has initiated the construction of US$2.19 million facility that will act as an abattoir as well as meat processing facility in accordance with the industrialization agenda. According to Daily […]

Plant-based food and beverages sales rise 20% to US$3.3b over the past year

USA – Plant-based food sales rose 20% over the past year, to more than $3.3bn, according to new retail data from Nielsen and the Plant Based Foods Association. According to Nielsen, non-dairy milk sales rose […]

Dutch cell-grown meat startup Mosa Meat raises US$8.8m in funding

USA – Mosa Meat, a Dutch food technology company, has raised US$8.8 million in funding from German drugmaker Merck KGaA and leading Swiss meat manufacturer Bell Food Group, according to Wall Street Journal. The clean meat […]

China signs an agreement to import beef from France

CHINA – China has reached a health and safety agreement with France to import beef from the European country’s meat facilities, reported Reuters citing information from a French industry official. China has conducted inspections on […]