Solutions provider for milling, baking industry AIT Ingredients sets base in Kenya

KENYA – AIT Ingredients, a division of The Soufflet Group – a French agri-food company, has commenced operations at its newly established East African unit in Nairobi, Kenya. AIT Ingredients operates along the wheat-flour-bread chain, producing technical solutions i.e., improvers, correctors, enzymes and aromatic solutions such as sourdoughs, roasted malts, cereal blends for the milling and baking industries. The company has its main R&D center located in the south of Paris with its other operations spread across Europe, South America, Middle East, Asia and Africa. The newly established AIT Ingredients…

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InVivo, Soufflet plan merger to create new French-based agribusiness giant

FRANCE — InVivo Group, a French agricultural cooperative group has said it is in discussions to acquire Soufflet Group, a French family group operating in food and agriculture.  If completed, the transaction would create a French-based leader in agriculture and agribusiness with an international footprint. InVivo and Soufflet said the combined company would focus on addressing the challenges and issues of societal, environmental and technological nature facing the agricultural and agribusiness sectors. The companies further noted that the new larger business entity will also focus on the issue of food…

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