Burger King launches Unilever’s plant-based whoppers in Europe

EUROPE – Burger King is launching its plant-based Rebel Whopper in Europe made with patties from The Vegetarian Butcher, a meat-substitute producer owned by Unilever. The Vegetarian Butcher will supply the plant-based patties for Burger […]

US private equity firm acquires meatpacker Strauss Brands, plans new facility

USA – Strauss Brands LLC, a specialty meatpacker in Franklin has been acquired by a Texas based private equity firm Insight Equity Holdings. Insight Equity bought a majority share holing in the organics beef producer […]

Levasseur Rum introduces new premium spirit in Seychelles

SEYCHELLES – Levasseur Rum Ltd, a spirit distillery in Seychelles, has unveiled a new spirit ‘Levasseur Rum’ into the local market. Developed by a Marco Francis, Levasseur Rum is dark rum with a ‘roasted Walnut, […]

WFP partners with Ghana’s FDA to enhance food safety and quality

GHANA – The World Food Programme (WFP) and Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) towards ensuring food safety and quality in Ghana. The MoU will help assist in providing […]

Kenyan government halts New KCC privatisation plans to focus on capacity building

KENYA – The Kenyan government has suspended its plans to privatise the state-owned dairy producer, New Kenya Co-operative Creameries (New KCC), saying that it will now focus on capacity building of the dairy firm. According […]