E-commerce firm Jumia launches online mall linking distributors to customers

KENYA – Jumia, the leading e-commerce firm has launched an online mall dubbed Jumia Mall where consumers will directly purchase products from authorized distributors of international and local brands. The mall will enable brands who […]

Nescafe Azera rebrands with launch of roasted ground coffee bags

UK – Nestle-owned coffee brand Nescafe Azera has unveiled a new fresh visual identity and has introduced roasted ground coffee bags to offer convenience when making fresh coffee. The improved packaging aims to revive the […]

Givaudan develops clean label masking solutions for plant-based foods

SWITZERLAND – Flavor and fragrances company, Givaudan has unveiled new clean label solutions for masking off-notes in plant-based beverages and meat alternatives. The solutions can counter off-notes across six plant-based proteins: soy, pea, faba, rice, […]

Finland’s Fazer Group to sell food service business for US$538m

EUROPE – Finnish fast-moving consumer goods company, Fazer Group has agreed to sell its Fazer Food Services business to British foodservice company Compass Group for an enterprise value of approximately €475 million (US$538 million). The […]

Associated British Foods and Wilmar forms China joint venture

CHINA – Associated British Foods plc has entered into a binding agreement with Yihai Kerry Arawana Holdings Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of Wilmar International Limited to form a joint venture in China. The 50:50 JV […]

Morrisons to introduce plastic-free fruit and veg areas to tackle plastic waste

UK –leading British supermarket, Morrisons has announced plans to introduce plastic-free and vegetable areas across many of its stores in the UK in fight against plastic waste and pollution. It becomes the first British supermarket […]

2 Sisters to invest in UK Poultry and Fox’s Biscuits businesses

UK – 2 Sisters Group has announced that it is making further investments in its UK Poultry and Fox’s Biscuits businesses in an effort to drive efficiency and accelerate business transformation. The company is also […]

Arla cuts on carbon footprint with more sustainable packaging in Europe

DENMARK – Danish dairy giant, Arla Foods has said that it is on track to achieve its sustainability ambitions, having made over 1 billion pieces of packaging more sustainable across Europe. The company now targets […]

DSM sets new science-based reduction targets for greenhouse gas emissions

NETHERLANDS – The global bioscience company, Royal DSM has announced new sustainability commitments that aims to reduce 30% of its greenhouse gas emissions from direct production and purchased energy by 2030. The new targets are […]

Irish food safety authority develops DNA scanning tool to fight food fraud

IRELAND – The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has developed a new DNA scanning tool that identifies the entire DNA content of food with an aim to fight food fraud. The tool can identify […]