Africa Food Manufacturing & Safety Summit (AFMASS) Conference & Expo – Western Africa edition

AFMASS Western Africa is the largest food, beverage and milling industry's largest conference and exhibition attended by key decision makers from Western Africa Africa to trade, network and learn the latest processing, packaging and safety technologies. Bringing together delegates and visitors from Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon, Benin, Ivory Coast and surrounding countries in Western Africa, AFMASS…

AFMASS FoodTech – Rwanda edition

AFMASS FoodTech Conference & Expo - Rwanda edition is the first conference and exhibition targeted at the food & beverage and milling industry in Rwanda and the Great Lakes region (Uganda, Burundi, South Sudan and eastern DRC). The event is focused on providing a platform to share vital technical skills to the food manufacturing, retail…

AFMASS FoodTech – Tanzania edition

AFMASS FoodTech Conference & Expo Tanzania edition is the first conference and exhibition targeted at the food & beverage and milling industry in Tanzania. The event is focused on providing a platform to share vital technical skills to the food manufacturing, retail and foodservice industry; Government agencies and other stakeholders in Tanzania, while enabling the…

Nigeria’s Crown Flour Mills receives ISO certifications

NIGERIA – Crown Flour Mills has been awarded International Organization for Standardization (ISO) certification for food safety and quality management, ISO TS 22002-1:2009; FSSC 22000; ISO 9001:2015 by Bureau Veritas, reports This Day Nigeria. The ISO 9001:2015 is a certification that specifies the eight quality management principles which defines the way an organisation operates to…

Zimbabwe millers call for suspension of shop licencing law to open-up trade

ZIMBABWE -The Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) has appealed to the government to suspend shop licensing laws to allow more middlemen to distribute stock from the millers. GMAZ chairman Tafadzwa Musarara said that local millers have stockpiles of products that need to be dispatched to the consumer to allow continued production and supply to…

Ethiopia’s Dina Gezahegn to establish US$7.1 million flour and biscuit factories

ETHIOPIA – Dina Gezahegn Import & Export, Ethiopia’s major importer and exporter of agricultural commodities and meat has invested US$7.1 million to set up separate flour processing and biscuit manufacturing factories in the country. According to the Addis Fortune, the two factories sit on a 20,000Square metre land in Oromia Regional State, the plants will…

Kenya’s sugar production increases by 45% on increased supply

KENYA – Kenya’s sugar production has increased by 45% in the past nine months due to increased supply of sugarcane by farmers to sugar processing plants, according to a monthly report by the Sugar Directorate. The quantities produced have increased from 284,036 last year to 411,567 tonnes between the months of January and October this…

Ardent Mills partners Arcadia Bioscience to develop innovative wheat varieties

USA – Ardent Mills LLC, North America’s leading flour-milling and ingredient company and Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. have announced a new collaboration to develop and commercialize innovative wheat varieties. According to the companies, the first project focuses on extending the shelf life and improving the flavor of whole wheat products. The storage life of whole wheat…