CABI launches online-portal, hub for safer bio products for farming

KENYA – The Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International (CABI) has launched a free-to- use dedicated online resource in Kenya aimed at raising awareness of environmentally friendly biocontrol and biopesticide products and promoting their uptake by growers, their advisors and farmers. According to a report by KilimoNews, the CABI BioProtection Portal will be available initially as an online website that can be used on smartphones, tablets and desktop computers. It is aimed to help growers and pest management advisors identify, source and correctly apply biocontrol and biopesticide products for their…

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Calibre Foods, Squishy Drinks and Bio Foods win the most innovative packaging awards

KENYA – Calibre Foods, Squishy Drinks and Bio Foods Ltd were the winners of the most sought after most innovative packaging application in a new product at the just concluded Africa Food Industry Excellence Awards. The category, which was introduced at this year’s Awards, saw the three companies walk away with the packaging award for their outstanding entries for their exemplary application of packaging in their new products. Aunty Betty’s Ready Meal Rice, a product from Calibre Foods, won the most innovative packaging award for its laminated cellulose biodegradable pack,…

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