Symrise to open creative centre at Unilever’s Foods Innovation Centre in Netherlands

NETHERLANDS – Symrise is partnering with consumer goods company, Unilever to open an innovation lab at the Unilever Foods Innovation Centre in the so-called “Food Valley” of Wageningen, Netherlands. The state-of-the-art creative center will comprise […]

Nestlé teams up with University of Ghana on scientific research

GHANA – Nestlé Ghana and the University of Ghana have signed a two-year renewable agreement aimed at enhancing scientific research and student practical study in relation to the food and nutrition value chain. The partnership […]

Ghanaian varsity develops application to combat cocoa diseases and pests

GHANA – The University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) in Ghana has developed a new mobile application dubbed COCOANET that aims to help combat cocoa diseases and pests. Developed by a group of students from […]

Agritech firm Cambridge Crops raises US$4m in funding to combat food waste

USA – Cambridge Crops, a US based agricultural tech firm has raised US$4 million in seed funding for its pioneering silk-powered technology, designed to combat food waste throughout the supply chain. The funding round was […]

Packaging manufacturer Kwik Lok to debut new ‘Closing Line of the Future’

USA – Kwik Lok Corporation, a Washington based packaging manufacturer, announced they will feature the “bakery closing line of the future” at the upcoming International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) in Las Vegas. During the event […]

Innovation key amidst changing consumer environment in US yogurt market- report

USA – The US yogurt market is experiencing significant dynamics as consumers continue to portray evolving habits, with focus shifting towards health and convenience among other driving forces. According to a new report from Innova […]

AriZona Beverages joins forces with Dixie Brands for cannabis infused line

USA – Arizona Beverages, producers makes Arizona Iced Tea, has partnered with cannabis company Dixie Brands to produce marijuana-infused products containing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Arizona Beverages signed a three-year licensing agreement with Dixie Brands that will […]

South Africa’s rooibos tea research gets financial boost to promote medical research

SOUTH AFRICA – The South African Rooibos Council (SARC) will be investing R4.5 million (US$317, 515) in rooibos tea in efforts to identify the potential of the indigenous tea in the prevention of diseases risk […]

OAL Group partners South Africa’s Filmatic to supply steam infusion tech in Africa

SOUTH AFRICA – OAL Group, a UK based food engineering company has partnered Filmatic, an international supplier of liquid and food packaging equipment based in South Africa, to supply its steam infusion Vaction Pump technology […]