National Milling Corporation opens US$37.5m milling plant in Zambia

ZAMBIA – The National Milling Corporation, an affiliate of American agribusiness and transport conglomerate, Seaboard Corporation has commissioned a new US$37.5million milling plant Lusaka, Zambia. Installed by the Swiss milling equipment supplier, Buhler, the ultra-modern […]

USDA reduces United States’ corn and soybean production forecasts to five-year low

USA – The U.S. Department of Agriculture in a recent report placed the projected production of corn in the Unites States at 13.779 billion bushels, down by 19.816 million bushels from the September forecast. In […]

Taiwan Flour Mills Association signs US$576 million wheat purchase deal with US

USA – The Taiwan Flour Mills Association has signed an two year agreement to buy US wheat sourced from Idaho in a deal valued at US$576 million. According to the letter of intent signed at […]

ADM opens largest mill in North America to expand capabilities

USA – Food processing giant, Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has opened a new state-of-the-art flour mill in Mendota, Illinois, offering unparalleled efficiency and flexibility for customers across the Midwest. The mill, which is the largest […]

Nigerian state government to commission US$11.11m rice mill factory

NIGERIA – Kogi State government in central Nigeria is set to commission a Rice mill factory worth N4 billion (about US$11.11m) before November to boost rice production in the State. The rice milling plant which […]

Flour Mills of Nigeria banks on turnaround initiatives to boost growth

NIGERIA-Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc (FMN), one of Nigeria’s leading integrated food and agro-allied company, envisions continuous growth in key segments as strategy to delivered improved margins and operational efficiencies which will in turn result […]

Tanzania’s Bakhresa Group rebrands Azam wheat flour in expansion strategy

TANZANIA – Bakhresa Group, the operator of flour mills that manufacture Azam food flour brands, has rebranded its Azam wheat flour into multipurpose flour to boost market penetration. The move is part of the company’s […]

GMAZ, Goldstone International ink wheat supply and funding deal

ZIMBABWE – The Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) has secured a new continuous grain supply and funding deal with a South African based trade financier, Goldstone International. The initial deal is expected to see […]

Ghana’s Western Deedew invests in new rice processing plant

GHANA – Western Deedew Group Company Limited, a Ghanaian rice processing company has initiated construction of a rice processing plant in Agona, Ashanti Region, southern Ghana. Once complete, the factory is expected to have a […]

Bühler revolutionizes industrial milling with new innovative milling system Mill E3

SWITZERLAND – The global milling equipment supplier, Bühler has introduced a new innovative milling system, Mill E3, that brings sustainable solutions to the milling industry. With the Mill E3, Bühler revolutionizes the milling industry and […]