Kenya partners German firm BASF in potato post-harvest reduction project

KENYA – Kenya has partnered German chemical firm BASF in a project that seeks to address post-harvest losses of potato experienced by farmers in the country. The trial project will be spearheaded by the Kenya […]

Cargill introduces a new range of label-friendly potato starches for meat and meat alternatives

USA – Cargill, an American privately held global corporation, has introduced a new portfolio of label-friendly functional native starches with the addition of three potato starches designed for meat, meat alternatives and culinary applications. According […]

BASF’s late grab for Bayer seed assets marks strategy shift

GERMANY – BASF SE historically has boasted one of the widest portfolios in the chemicals industry, including products as dissimilar as cassette tapes and ulcer treatment. But it took a not-so-gentle nudge from the $160 billion wave of consolidation sweeping the agrochemical industry for the company to finally embrace seeds.