Brookside Dairy increases producer milk prices to cushion farmers against COVID-19

KENYA – The leading dairy processing company in East Africa, Brookside Dairy Limited has announced it would pay an additional shilling for every kilo of raw milk supplied to it from Wednesday, 1 April to […]

Brookside raises producer price of milk seeking to consolidate leadership in the Kenya’s dairy market

KENYA – Dairy farmers have received a major boost after leading processor Brookside increased producer prices of milk by Sh7 per kilo. The new rates, effective mid-January, will see the firm’s raw milk suppliers earn […]

Zimbabwe’s milk processors Dairibord, Tavistock enter into a strategic alliance

ZIMBABWE – Dairibord Zimbabwe Ltd (DZL), Zimbabwe’s largest milk processor has entered into a strategic alliance and share subscription agreement with its single largest supplier of raw milk, Tavistock Estate Limited. This development will see […]

JV to invest US$38m in establishing Rwanda’s first milk powder processing plant

RWANDA – TRIOMF East Africa, a joint venture firm owned by South African and Rwandan investors in collaboration with dairy farmers in Gicumbi District, Northern Province of Rwanda are set to establish a U$38m (Rwf37 […]

Ethiopia’s Tiret Corporate invests US$1.65m in new milk processing plant

ETHIOPIA – Tiret Corporate, an Ethiopia based private equity firm, is investing US$1.65 million (47 million Br) in establishing a new dairy processing plant in Amhara Regional State, reports Addis Fortune. The investment under TZA […]

The Dairy Industry in Kenya

A review of the dairy industry in Kenya This article appeared in the October/November 2013 issue of Food Business Africa The dairy industry in Kenya is one of the largest and sophisticated in Africa. With […]