Cadbury Nigeria launches new program to promote healthy living

NIGERIA - Cadbury Nigeria has launched a healthy lifestyle programme to promote healthy living among children and families by providing nutrition education, active play and fresh foods. This is part of Mondelēz International Foundation’s US$50 million multi-year initiative to promote healthy lifestyles and address obesity in ten countries including Argentina, Australia, Egypt, France, Nigeria, Russia,…

Kenyan tea sales to Pakistan declines following stringent rules on aflatoxin

KENYA - Kenya’s tea exports to top buyer Pakistan dropped by half or US$36.55 million loss in sales compared to the same period last year after the top market instituted a requirement for rigorous testing for aflatoxin. The Tea Directorate attributed declined sales to strict rules used in aflatoxin tests following a disagreement between Kenya…

Fairlife reintroduces its coffee flavor to add to its Power protein drink line

USA - Fairlife, US brand of milk has added a new coffee flavour, Core Power protein shakes to expand its range of Core Power Original lactose-free protein drinks. The new flavor is an improved version of the original one, with 26 grams of proteins per serving as compared to 20 grams in the original ‘light’…

Unilever PG Tips switches to 100% renewable and biodegradable tea bags

UK – Unilever PG Tips, one of one of the U.K.'s most iconic tea brands, has switched to producing 100% fully renewable biodegradable tea bags made with new plant-based material. According to the company, this is the latest step in its journey to improve the impact of products on the environment by moving to fully…

Tea producer partners Rhodes Food Group in distribution deal

SOUTH AFRICA - BOS Brands has signed a sales and distribution agreement with Rhodes Food Group (RFG), one of Southern Africa’s oldest and largest food producing and distribution companies. The sales and distribution agreement follows 2017's partnership between the two companies, which saw RFG taking over packaging as part of BOS’s portfolio. According to BOS Brands MD,…

Eveready Industries and plantation major McLeod Russel seal tea JV deal

INDIA - Williamson Magor Group (WMG) companies Eveready Industries India and McLeod Russel on Friday entered into a 'share purchase cum shareholders agreement' to jointly manage the group's packet tea business. The group plans to trasnform EIIL's wholly owned subsidiary Greendale India Ltd (GIL) into a 50:50 JV with both EIIL and McLeod Russel holding…

Eveready joins hands with McLeod Russel to scale up tea business

INDIA - Williamson Magor Group companies Eveready Industries India Ltd and McLeod Russel India Ltd on Friday announced they are to form a 50-50 joint venture to scale up Eveready’s packet tea business. Evererady, the battery and flashlight maker, said in a statement that its packet tea business “was not receiving adequate attention and focus…