Bakex Millers banks on new expansion to strengthen market grip

KENYA – After successfully implementing its expansion plan, Bakex Millers Ltd, a Kenyan-based grain milling company, is aiming at strengthening its market share in the region’s flour and milling sector. Bakex embarked on the expansion […]

Kellogg’s teams up with UK brewery to create beer from cereals

UK – The Kellogg Company has joined forces with UK brewery Seven Bro7hers to create beer from its rejected Rice Krispies and Coco Pops breakfast cereals. The two have co-created coco based ‘Sling it out […]

Buhler launches single-screw extruder for pet and aquafeed industry

GERMANY – Buhler has launched its multifunctional single-screw extruder, PolyOne, for the pet food and aqua feed industry during the VICTAM International 2019 trade fair, reports World Grain. “PolyOne enables our customers to maximize their […]

Canadian grain company Parrish & Heimbecker plans new input facility

CANADA – Canadian grain company, Parrish & Heimbecker Ltd (P&H) has unveiled plans to build a new crop input and grain facility in Dugald, Manitoba, Canada. The facility will include 25,000 tonnes of grain storage, […]

USDA investigates genetically engineered wheat spotted in Washington

USA – the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has said that it has discovered genetically engineered (GE) wheat plants growing in an unplanted agricultural field in […]

India’s foodgrain production estimated at 283.3 million tons for 2018/19

INDIA – Total food grain production in India is estimated at a record 283.37 million tonnes for the year 2018-19, 17.62 million tonnes higher than the previous five years’ average production. According to 3rd advance […]

GrainCorp inks deal to reduce cash flow volatility in grain production

AUSTRALIA – Grain and commodities storage company, GrainCorp has announced that it has signed a 10-year contract to manage the risk associated with the volatility of eastern Australian winter grain production. The deal targets to […]

COFCO’s research institute partners Chinese venture fund Bits x Bites

CHINA – COFCO’s Nutrition and Health Research Institute (NHRI) has announced that it has signed a partnership with Chinese food tech venture capital fund Bits x Bites, reports World Grain. COFCO said its goal is […]

Global grain production forecast to fall as wheat output slumps

WORLD – World total grains production in 2018/19 is expected to be slightly lower than last year’s, at 2.138 billion tonnes, partly attributed to a 29-million-tonne decline in wheat output, according to International Grains Council […]

Godiva partners General Mills to develop new range of baking mixes

USA – Godiva Chocolatier, the Belgium based manufacturer of chocolates has partnered wit General Mills to launch premium baking mixes in the United States. The launch expands Godiva’s capabilities in baking, enabling creation of specialty […]