Malawi partners global investment firm to develop SADC’s largest greenhouse facility

MALAWI – Malawi is set to develop the largest greenhouse vegetable farm in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) region at Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe. The project is a joint venture between the government […]

Chibuku demands US$21m from National Breweries over infringement of trademark rights

MALAWI – Chibuku Products Limited Malawi (CPL) is demanding US$21 million (about K15.5 billion) from Zambia’s leading brewer National Breweries plc (NB) for breach of trademark rights and loss of business on its bottled opaque […]

Malawi launches US$95m Agriculture Commercialization Project

MALAWI – The President of Malawi has officially launched the Agriculture Commercialization Project (AGCOM) worth US$95 million with financing from the World Bank. The project which is set to run for six years nation-wide, will […]

Malawi Agricultural and Industrial Investment Corporation launched

MALAWI – The newly established Malawi Agricultural and Industrial Investment Corporation (MAIIC) is now in full force to drive private sector led economic development in the country. MAIIC chief executive officer, Taziona Chaponda said during […]

Castel Malawi relaunches Sobo Squash following lift of ban on use of tartrazine

MALAWI – Castel Malawi Group, a leading producer and distributor of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in Malawi has relaunched Sobo Orange Squash drink into the market. Castel Malawi Managing Director Horve Milhade said he is […]

Malawi launches four-year strategic plan to transform agricultural sector

MALAWI – The Malawi Civil Society Agriculture Network (CISANET) launched a new agriculture strategic plan 2019 – 2023 under the theme “Together for a vibrant agriculture.” The plan aims to transform and assist farmers on […]

Malawi receives US$4.4m boost from Norway to strengthen agricultural research

MALAWI – The Norwegian Government acting through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has injected an additional US$4.4 million (about K3.2 billion) towards the Malawi Second Agriculture Sector Wide Approach Support Project (ASWAp SP II). The […]

Malawi Bureau of Standards lifts ban on the use of tartrazine as a food additive

MALAWI – Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) has lifted the ban on the use of food additive tartrazine that was being used in production of beverages such as squashes, cordials and other flavoured drinks. The […]

Pyxus Agriculture to invest US$50m in value addition of Malawi’s agric produce

MALAWI – Pyxus Agriculture Limited, subsidiary of United Kingdom-based company Pyxus Agriculture Holding Limited, focusing on groundnuts and sunflower value addition ventures has announced that it will invest $50 million (about K37 billion) in Malawi’s […]