Dangote’s NASCON to drive growth in market share through product innovation

NIGERIA – NASCON Allied Industries Plc, a food processing company and subsidiary of Dangote Industries, is targeting to grow its more market share in Nigeria’s food sector through increased product range and innovation. Speaking at […]

Danish researchers to use blockchain technology to fight food fraud

DENMARK – Researchers at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) are developing blockchain solutions to help food manufacturers fight food fraud across the entire food value chain. The project is being developed by the university’s […]

New Israeli consortium to invest US$100m in foodtech startups

ISRAEL – Finistere Ventures, a global agri-food investment leader in collaboration with three Israeli companies have created one of the largest consortia looking to invest US$100 million in the country’s foodtech start-ups. The venture capital […]

Bühler opens Cubic innovation campus after investing US$49m

SWITZERLAND – Global technology company, Buhler Group has inaugurated its CUBIC innovation campus, featuring eight application centers at its headquarters in Uzwil, Switzerland. The group has invested approximately US$49.9 million (CHF 50 million) in the […]

Nigeria’s Kews Garden launches Mackerel Butter, eyes export market

NIGERIA – Kews Garden Limited, a Nigerian fishing company, has launched a new fish product under the brand ‘Mackerel Butter’ amid its plans to export fish and fish products into the international market. Speaking during […]

Ghanaian university develops first local grain moisture tester to curb post-harvest losses

GHANA – The Department of Agriculture Engineering in Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Ghana has developed the first locally-made grain moisture tester. According to a Ghana News Agency report, the device, […]

Milo’s Tea Company to invest US$60m in a new plant in Oklahoma, US

USA – Milo’s Tea Company is investing US$60 million in a new manufacturing and distribution center in Tulsa, Oklahoma to expand production capacity and support its continued growth. The company which makes ready-to-drink tea and […]

Africa Improved Foods partners Kenya’s Tropikal Brands to launch nutritious foods

KENYA – Rwanda-based food processing company Africa Improved Foods has partnered Kenya’s consumer goods firm, Tropikal Brands to launch nutritious products in the region. The partnership also seeks to ensure sustained quality of grains sourced from across […]

Nigerian state government relaunches Gossy Table Water into local market

NIGERIA – The Ekiti State Government, in Southwest region of Nigeria, has commissioned a bottled water production plant marking the relaunch of the ‘Gossy Table Water’ brand a year after the parent company was liquidated. […]

Dean Foods expands Steve’s Ice Cream range with seven new flavors

USA – Dean Foods’ affiliate Steve’s Ice Cream has launched seven new ice cream flavors, expanding its ice cream range in the US. The maker of Brooklyn Blackout Cake and Small Batch Bourbon Vanilla has […]