Nestlé launches Wunda, new plant-based milk that performs just like milk in all applications

EUROPE- Nestlé has announced that it is launching Wunda, a new pea-based beverage that is ‘epic in everything that you would otherwise use milk for. According to a statement from the company, you can drink the new drink straight from the packaging, pour over cereal, use in hot beverages, froth it, cook with it and much more. The Wunda range is made from yellow peas which provide high-quality protein and are sourced in France and Belgium. The drinks are high in fiber, low in sugar and fat, enriched with calcium and…

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Nigeria’s CHI Limited debuts Hollandai Zero Yoghurt with no added sugar, artificial sweeteners and lactose free

NIGERIA – CHI Limited, Nigeria’s leading fruit juice, drinking yoghurt, evaporated milk, and snacks manufacturer, has expanded its nourishment offering with the introduction of Hollandia Zero Yoghurt. The new product is a premium innovative offering that combines the natural taste and nutrition of yoghurt, with unique benefits of Zero Added Sugar, Zero Artificial Sweetener & Zero Lactose. It is also a low-fat drinking yoghurt. “When you look at health trends today, you notice a growing community of consumers seeking to meet their weight goal. We sought ways to appeal to…

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Keroche Breweries launches Kenya’s first localy produced extra strong beer tapping niche market

KENYA – Kenya’s second largest brewer, Keroche Breweries has expanded its beer portfolio to extra strong beer category with launch of Vienna Ice Strong Lager. The new drink has an alcohol strength of 10% and according to the company, it’s the first strongest locally brewed beer in a market dominated by imports. The CEO of the company Tabitha Karanja, indicated that the product was introduced following a two-year survey which revealed the niche market, reports KBC. “For years, consumers have relied on imports in this market and the new brand…

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Uganda’s Hariss International introduces premium water brand known as Krystal

UGANDA – Hariss International Limited, one of Uganda’s leading manufacturers of food and beverages, has expanded its natural mineral water portfolio with launch of new premium water brand dubbed Krystal. Sticking true to its name, Krystal is packaged in a 500ml sleek, elegant PET bottle with crystal-like edges to provide a firm grip as you sip. This is an addition to its Riham natural mineral water launched in 2018, essential for a healthy life style. Company name: Hariss International Country: Uganda Product type: Mineral water Innovation: New Product

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Komari Beverages launches first hard seltzer drink Arada in Ethiopia

ETHIOPIA – Komari Beverages, a newly built US$12m alcohol manufacturing company, has introduced hard seltzer into the Ethiopian market with the launch of new liqueur brand dubbed Arada. According to Detail Ethiopia, Arada is a sugar-free cocktail drink coming in three different flavours i.e., apple, pineapple and lime with a 5% alcohol by volume. It is packaged in an artistic bottle, aimed to mostly attract the youngsters who are by far the biggest consumers of hard seltzers across the globe, looking for an alternative light alcoholic beverage. According to Allied…

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SAB introduces new Gin & Tonic drink dubbed Black Crown alongside Shine Club wine

SOUTH AFRICA – South African Breweries has expanded its ready to drink alcohol beverage portfolio, with the launch of Black Crown Gin & Tonic. The drink with an alcohol by volume of 5%, is an easy drinking gin and tonic mixer, that has a crisp citrus aroma, where juniper gives way to refreshing lemon notes. Excitingly announcing its launch, Ricardo Moreira Zone President Africa at Anheuser-Busch InBev, said, “I’d like to take a moment to give a big congratulations to the ZX Ventures Team for their launch of Black Crown…

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Budding Zimbabwean food processor launches new Rolled Oats

ZIMBABWE – Glytime Foods, a Zimbabwean healthy foods manufacturing, marketing and distribution company has launched its new Rolled Oats. The new offering coming in a 1kg box-pack, is an addition to its organic products comprising of granola, oat cookies and honey. Since 2016, Glytime Foods has done more than refine an old tradition, guided by an international palate, to create the most interesting flavors and textures. Company name: Glytime Foods Country: Zimbabwe Product type: Rolled Oats Innovation: New Product

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Tetra Pak introduces 14 new best practice lines to bolster production of high quality cheese

SWITZERLAND – Swedish-Swiss multinational food packaging and processing company, Tetra Pak has announced 14 new Best Practice Lines (BPLs) for cheese manufacturers in an effort to bolster sustainable production of high-quality cheeses. Cheeses that will benefit from the new BPLs include Mozzarella, Semi-hard cheese, Cheddar, Fresh cheese production, and Cottage Cheese. Together, these cheese types make up 79% of all cheese volumes and have a CAGR forecast of 3% (2021-2025), according to Tetra Pak. “The processing lines utilise proven equipment combined with industry-leading expertise to create a safe and easy…

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Chewing gum that cleans breath, not mask it introduced in the US market

US — Chewing gum and mints are the go-to solutions to mask bad breathe whenever we are not in a position to brush our teeth. These solutions are often short-lived, forcing people to be on either gum and mints at times for the entire day, just to mask their bad breath. Apart from being a temporary solution, most gums and mints are sugary and contribute to damaging teeth and lifestyle diseases such as diabetes. Looking at the problems not addressed by the current gum and mint industry, Camille Varlet, founder…

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Dominos becomes the first US food service restaurant to use fully autonomous vehicles for pizza delivery

US – American multinational pizza restaurant chain Domino’s has launched an autonomous pizza delivery service in the US city of Houston, allowing customers to experience futuristic delivery services handled by robots. Domino’s is collaborating with robotics company Nuro which will provide the robot and oversee the logistics behind the success of the autonomous delivery service. “We’re excited to introduce our autonomous delivery bots to a select set of Domino’s customers in Houston. We can’t wait to see what they think,” said  Dave Ferguson, Nuro co-founder and president, According to Domino’s,…

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