Nestlé Ghana introduces new Maggi variant to grow its nutrition portfolio

GHANA - Nestlé Ghana, leading nutrition, health and wellness company, has launched a new variant of its MAGGI brand known as “MAGGI Dεdεεdε” as it seeks to grow it ambitions to provide safe and quality nutrition across the country. The product, which is made of shrimp, garlic, fish and other natural ingredients and fortified with…

Zimbabwe’s food processing start-up Amandla Brands to explore new markets

ZIMBABWE - Amandla Brands, a local food processing start-up, has unveiled plans of introducing new products range capitalising on convenience in its ambitions of exploring new markets. The company’s managing director, Sympathy Sibanda-Mazuruse, said that the Amandla will also focus on healthy product innovations as part of its expansion strategy, reports NewsDay. “Our trademark registration…

Ghana’s Budget Cash and Carry launches Blue Giant energy drink

GHANA - Budget Cash and Carry Company Limited, distributors of Blue Jeans energy drink in Ghana, has launched the Blue Giant energy drink into its energy drink portfolio, reports Ghana News Agency. The company said that Blue Giant energy drink is a caffeine-free product and rich in protein targeting high-energy-requiring individuals especially in the sports…

Biscuit maker Britannia eyes India’s salty snacks market in expansion strategy

INDIA - Britannia industries, leading manufacturer of biscuits and snacks in India, has unveiled plans of diversifying into the salty snacks market in the country as part of its expansion strategy. According to a reports by ET Retail, the group plans expanding into the non-biscuits segments through the launch of salty snacks under its existing…

Nestle unveils new variants of ready-to-drink Nescafé coffees in the US

USA – Nestle has launched two new variants of its ready-to-drink Nescafe coffees, a line of vegan smoothies that resulted from innovations inspired by the coffeehouse experience. These include Nescafé Coffee Protein Smoothie and Nescafé Cold Whipped Latte featuring uniquely delicious flavors. Nescafé Coffee Protein Smoothie is a plant-based non-dairy beverage, while Nescafé Cold Whipped Latte provides a…

Rwanda’s SKOL Brewery commissions US$10m packaging line

RWANDA - SKOL Breweries Limited, has unveiled a new packaging line at an investment worth US$10 million as it aims at consolidating the brewer’s market share that currently stands at 20%, reports New Times Rwanda. The brewer said that the new packaging line will increase the bottling capacity from 450,000 hectolitres to more than one…

Nestlé Nigeria relaunches ‘Nestlé Pure Life’ bottled water

NIGERIA – Nestlé Nigeria has introduced a new look of its ‘Nestlé Pure Life’ premium bottled drinking water under the mantra 'championing pure water for healthier generations' in its quest of providing more healthier products. Speaking launching ceremony, Mr. Issa Rabie, Business Executive Officer of Nestlé Waters Nigeria, said that the unveiling marks the beginning…

Nigeria’s CHI Limited launches new ‘Capri-Sun’ as demand grows

NIGERIA - CHI Limited, Nigeria’s leading fruit drink company has introduced a new 100 ml pack for its Capri-Sun brand as it seeks to meet an increasing consumer demand for more exciting and unique options, reports Beverage Industry News. Capri-Sun’s 100 ml pack will be retailing at N50 which the company says is aimed at…

Zambia’s Green Crop to invest US$72m in Paprika Production

ZAMBIA – Green Crop Field Investment Limited, a Zambia based company, has expressed interest in a Paprika Production and Processing Plant at an investing cost of US$72 million, reports Lusaka Times. Central Province Permanent Secretary, Chanda Kabwe says the US$72 million investment by the Lusaka-based company is part of the US $432 million that the…

Ghana’s research institutes introduce improved Vitamin A orange corn

GHANA - The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in partnership with the Crops Research Institute (CRI) has introduced a new improved vitamin A rich orange maize varieties, reports Ghana News Agency. The research bodies say that the new varieties; Honampa, Ahoedzin, Ahoefe and Dzifoo come as a gesture to enable the farmers shift…