Nestlé achieves key sustainability milestones in Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire

WEST AFRICA – Nestlé, the Swiss multinational food and drink processing company has reported significant progress in its efforts to help end deforestation and restore forests in its cocoa supply chain in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana. In 2017, […]

Ghana to establish cocoa sensory evaluation and bean quality laboratory

GHANA – The Ghanaian government has partnered with Glico TCHO, a leading Japanese food company which produces chocolates and confectioneries, to set up the first ever Sensory Evaluation & Bean Quality Laboratory and a Quality […]

Mars expands collaboration in women focused agribusiness initiative with US$10m investment

WEST AFRICA – Mars, the global manufacturer of confectionery, pet food, and other food products has partnered with CARE, a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty, to promote women’s social and economic empowerment in cocoa-growing […]

Cashew nuts account for 43% of Ghana’s total revenue from non-traditional export commodities

GHANA – The government of Ghana under the Planting for Export and Rural Development (PERD) programme is supporting the development and distribution of about five million improved cashew planting seedlings to farmers this year. Mr. […]

AB InBev’s Accra Brewery partners with Miniplast to launch plastic recycling initiative

GHANA – Accra Brewery Limited (ABL), a subsidiary of multinational brewer Anheuser-Busch (AB) InBev has partnered with Environment360 (E360) and Miniplast Ltd to launch its Beta Malt PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) plastic recycling initiative in Accra, […]

Ghana aims to become self-sufficient in chicken meat production

GHANA – As part of its newly launched Broiler Revitalization Project, Ghana’s Ministry of Food and Agriculture will distribute 20 million-day-old chicks to selected poultry farmers nationwide aiming for self-sufficiency in chicken meat. This is […]