AFMASS Southern Africa edition

AFMASS Southern Africa is the food & beverage and milling industry’s premium conference and exhibition attended by key decision makers from Southern Africa Africa to trade, network and learn the latest processing, packaging and safety […]

Africa Food Industry Excellence Awards

The Africa Food Industry Excellence Awards celebrate the very best new products, projects and initiatives; and outstanding individuals in the food, beverage and milling industry in Africa. Through a competitive process judged by some of […]

Coca-Cola to sell Nairobi regional headquarters facility, relocates to new office

KENYA – Multinational beverage giant, Coca-Cola is set to sell its facility in Nairobi, Kenya which served as the company’s East and Central Africa headquarters. Located in Upperhill in Nairobi, the three-storey complex covering 116,350 […]

State releases 600,000 bags of maize to ease grain shortage

KENYA – Kenya’s National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) has resolved to release 600,000 bags of subsidised maize to grain millers aimed at easing grain shortage in the country. According to a Business Daily report, […]

Kenya to raise US$250m to set up value-addition hubs under industrialisation initiative

KENYA – The government of Kenya is seeking to raise US$250 million (Shs25 billion) through partnership with development partners to facilitate establishment of value-addition hubs for agriculture produce. Mwangi Kiunjuri, the Agriculture Cabinet Secretary, said […]

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 […]

Standards body opens new regional office in Kisumu to improve efficiency

KENYA – The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) has opened a new regional office in Kisumu, Western Kenya, as it seeks to strengthen its service delivery and efficiency across the country The new ultramodern facility […]

World Bank, India commit to support food security efforts in Kenya

KENYA – The World Bank and India have promised to help Kenya adopt new agricultural technology to boost food production and cut reliance on imports. Ashok Dalwal, chief executive officer in the Ministry of Agriculture […]

French investor Creadev acquires stake in Twiga Foods worth US$5M

KENYA – Creadev, a French-based investor, has acquired an undisclosed stake worth US$5 million (Sh500 million) at Kenya’s leading online grocery platform, Twiga Foods. Creadev is a global long-term investment firm wholly funded by the […]

EU unveils US$66.2m agro-processing loan scheme in Kenya

KENYA – The European Union has unveiled a US$66.2 million (Kshs6.62 billion) financial package for onward lending to farmers and agro-processors servicing demand-driven contracts in Kenya. The financing program, dubbed the Kenya Agriculture Value Chain […]