Mauritius-based Dale Capital completes ZAR X listing for agricultural operations

MAURITIUS – Dale Capital, a private equity investment holding company and Mauritius-listed private equity investment holding company, has completed an inward listing on the ZAR X, seeking to raise US$2m (R15m) to invest in high-technology […]

KEPHIS and KALRO embark on promoting modern agriculture technologies

KENYA – The Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) and Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) have embarked on promoting new farming technologies aimed at increasing agricultural productivity in the country. The government institutions […]

Agritech start-up secures a loan facility for expansion of precision agriculture solutions

KENYA – Lantera a Kenyan agri-tech startup has obtained a loan facility of an undisclosed amount from Kenya Climate Innovation Center (KCIC) to enable it to meet its early targets as it prepares to raise […]

Cargill develops first robotic cattle driver to improve animal welfare and employee safety

USA – The American agro-corporation has developed industry’s robotic cattle drivers, first in the industry to promote animal welfare and improve employee safety. According to the company, the robots substitute human activity as they are […]

Krones acquires China’s assets and operations company Xiantong Equipment Installation

CHINA – Krones, the world’s leading manufacturer of filling and packaging technology, has acquired the business operations and assets of Shanghai Xiantong Equipment Installation effective 1 September 2018. According to the company, the Chinese company has […]

Ingredion adds new potato starches to cheese portfolio to improve functionality and choice

USA – Ingredion Incorporated, a leading global provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries, has added three functional potato starches to its processed cheese ingredient portfolio, giving manufacturers greater functionality and choice. According to the […]

Walmart partners with Microsoft to boost ecommerce against Amazon

USA – Walmart Inc., the American chain of hypermarkets has entered into a strategic partnership with Microsoft Corp for wider use of cloud and artificial intelligence technology that for faster, convenient and easier shopping by […]