Ghanaian manufacturers push for establishment of a raw material council

GHANA – Manufacturers in Ghana are longing for the establishment of a Raw Material Council to, among other things, regulate and maintain standards of the raw materials fed to industries. According to the manufacturers, the […]

Nestlé Ghana engages suppliers in enhancing responsible sourcing

GHANA – Nestlé Ghana Limited engaged its suppliers on quality and food safety as part of the company’s annual suppliers’ quality day event, at its processing facility in Tema. Nestlé Suppliers’ Quality Day is part […]

Kenyan standards body tightens compliance with rules on food additives

KENYA – The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) has unveiled that it is seeking to make it mandatory for all companies seeking to introduce food additives to back approval requests with scientific studies proving they […]

Dangote’s NASCON Allied Industries Plc relocates operation to boost efficiencies

NIGERIA – NASCON Allied Industries Plc, a food processing company and subsidiary of Dangote Industries, has relocated some of its operations away from the Apapa area of Lagos to Oregun and Port Harcourt. The company engages […]

South Africa’s Montagu unveils new brand identity under restructuring strategy

SOUTH AFRICA – South African snack foods brand, Montagu has unveiled a refreshed brand identity, including a logo and packaging redesign as part of its restructuring strategy to enable the firm is increasing its retail […]

Nestle Nigeria reports 5.2% growth in revenues in the first quarter

NIGERIA – Nestle Nigeria Plc has reported US$197.12 million (N71.0bn) in revenue for the first quarter of 2019, representing 5.2% growth compared to corresponding period in the previous year. The company’s gross profit for the […]

Unilever Ghana reports 10% growth in revenue supported by increase in sales

GHANA – Unilever Ghana Limited posted revenues of US$120.35 million (GH¢632m) in 2018, representing a 10 per cent increase from US$109.49 million (GH¢575m) that the consumer good company generated in 2017. The company said that […]

Listeriosis crisis impacts on Tiger Brands performance as revenues decline

SOUTH AFRICA – Tiger Brands, a South African packaged food company, has reported a decline in profits in the six months to end-March following the 2018 listeriosis outbreak that has negatively impacted the performance of […]

South Africa’s Rhodes Food lifts interim operating profit 6% to US$12.04m

SOUTH AFRICA – Rhodes Food, a South African food company, reported an improved performance for the six months to March as operating profits grew 6 percent to US$12.04 million (R173m). Rhodes Food increased turnover by 9.3 […]

Pioneer Foods reports 11.5% growth in half-year revenues to US$768.43m

SOUTH AFRICA – Pioneer Foods, South Africa’s largest food producer, has reported a 11.5% growth in revenues to US$768.43 million (R11.039bn) during its half year results for the period ended 31st March 2019. The company […]