AB InBev to start brewing using renewable energy for its South African operations

SOUTH AFRICA – Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), the global beverage giant has unveiled plans to start brewing using renewable energy by rolling out solar plants at its seven major South African breweries by the end […]

Pick n Pay joins global food waste initiative calling upon its suppliers to join the movement

SOUTH AFRICA – Pick n Pay has joined the global food waste initiative and asked 20 of its biggest suppliers to join the movement. The project is backed by 10 of the world’s largest food […]

Government of Zimbabwe, Tongaat Hulett to launch US$40m sugar cane project

ZIMBABWE – The Kilimanjaro sugar cane project in South-East Zimbabwe worth US$40m is ready to be commissioned by the Government of Zimbabwe in partnership with Tongaat Hulett Zimbabwe, an agribusiness company. The project will open […]

Coca-Cola Foundation to launch US$1.27m water stewardship initiative in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA – The Coca-Cola foundation is set to launch a US$1.27 million (R18M) water stewardship initiative, Replenish Africa Initiative (RAIN), in Johannesburg, South Africa. The initiative is part of the US$35 million funding that […]

Global food firms commit to phase out industrial transfats by 2023

SWITZERLAND – Global food and beverage companies and members of the International Food and Beverage Alliance (IFBA) have pledged to phase out industrially produced trans-fat from the global food supply by 2023. The twelve food […]

Olam partners IITA to help Ugandan coffee farmers build climate resilience

UGANDA – Olam International, a multinational agribusiness company has joined forces with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) to improve Ugandan coffee farmers’ resilience to climate change. Olam, as a major coffee exporter in […]

Morocco’s Coca-Cola bottler secures US$2.4m deal to manage industrial waste

MORROCCO – Suez SA, a French based waste and water management firm, has entered into a US$2.49 million waste management agreement with North Africa Bottling Company (NABC), the bottler of the Coca-Cola brand in Morocco. […]

Nestlé Nigeria commits to enhancing safe water accessibility

NIGERIA – Nestlé Nigeria has reaffirmed its commitment in providing access to clean safe drinking water as part of its overall goal of improving livelihoods in the communities it operates in. The food and beverage […]

Firmenich opens its largest flavors plant in China to meet customer demand

CHINA – The Swiss flavors and fragrances company, Firmenich has inaugurated what it says to be its largest flavor manufacturing plant in the world in the Zhangjiagang Free Trade Zone in China. The company said […]

General Mills to advance regenerative agriculture on farms by reducing greenhouse gases

USA – Consumer goods and grain trading merchant, General Mills has committed to advance regenerative agriculture practices on one million acres of farmland by 2030, with a goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The program […]