ADM opens largest mill in North America to expand capabilities

USA – Food processing giant, Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has opened a new state-of-the-art flour mill in Mendota, Illinois, offering unparalleled efficiency and flexibility for customers across the Midwest. The mill, which is the largest […]

Molson Coors commissions US$226m Canadian brewery to support expansion

CANADA – Multinational brewing company, Molson Coors has opened a new brewery and distribution centre in British Columbia, Canada, after investing US$226.4 million (CAD 300 million). The facility will brew and distribute a wide range of […]

Symrise opens first flavour application labs in Nigeria to support growth in West Africa

NIGERIA – German flavour and fragrance manufacturer, Symrise has opened its first applications labs in Lagos, Nigeria as part of a growth strategy to strengthen its presence in the growing West African market. Symrise will […]

Nestlé invests in organic baby snacks production in Portugal

EUROPE – Nestlé Portugal will be investing up to €40 million (US$44.15 million) in two organic baby snacks production facilities in Portugal to expand its product range. The company will be investing €11 million (US$12.14 […]

India’s Luxmi Tea to invest US$30m in Rwandan unit to expand processing capacity

RWANDA – Luxmi Tea, an India based tea processing company, will be investing between US$28 million and US$30 million in its Rwandan subsidiary, Rugabano Tea Factory to ramp up processing capacity. Luxmi unveiled the investment […]

Pernod Ricard breaks ground on new US$150m whisky distillery in China

CHINA – French spirits and wine group, Pernod Ricard has initiated construction of a malt whisky distillery in Emeishan, Sichuan in China that will see the company invest US$150 million over the next ten years. […]

Ghana’s Western Deedew invests in new rice processing plant

GHANA – Western Deedew Group Company Limited, a Ghanaian rice processing company has initiated construction of a rice processing plant in Agona, Ashanti Region, southern Ghana. Once complete, the factory is expected to have a […]

Barry Callebaut expands in Indonesia with second chocolate plant

INDONESIA – Switzerland-based chocholate and cocoa products producer, Barry Callebaut has inaugurated its second chocolate manufacturing plant in Rancaekek, Indonesia. The new factory follows Barry Callebaut’s “plant in plant” concept, where the Group integrates new […]

Ajinomoto to invest US$84.9m in relocating Malaysian subsidiary

MALAYSIA – Japanese headquartered seasoning major, Ajinomoto will be investing US$84.9 million (MYR355 million) in relocating its Ajinomoto Malaysia Berhad (AMB) subsidiary to a new site in Bandar Enstek, Malaysia. Construction works for the new […]

Agency grants new company licence to process and export purple tea

KENYA – The Tea Directorate of the Agriculture and Food Authority has licensed Horera Forest Edge Tea Company to manufacture, pack and export purple tea products. Horera Forest Edge Tea Company, founded by Robert Murimi, joins […]