National Milling Corporation opens US$37.5m milling plant in Zambia

ZAMBIA – The National Milling Corporation, an affiliate of American agribusiness and transport conglomerate, Seaboard Corporation has commissioned a new US$37.5million milling plant Lusaka, Zambia. Installed by the Swiss milling equipment supplier, Buhler, the ultra-modern […]

Simbisa Brands full year profits increases 134% amid economic hardships

ZIMBABWE – Zimbabwe’s Quick service restaurant (QSR) group, Simbisa Brands Limited’s profit for the year ended June 30, 2019 jumped by 134% to US$32 million despite a decline in total customer count. Zimbabwe, which is […]

Zambeef harvests 6,000 metric tonnes of winter maize in Zambia

ZAMBIA – Zambeef, Zambia’s leading agribusiness company realized 6,000 metric tonnes of Winter maize, harvested in Sinazongwe district South of Zambia, aimed at easing the shortage of maize and maize mealie in the country caused […]

AFMASS Southern Africa edition

AFMASS Southern Africa is the food & beverage and milling industry’s premium conference and exhibition attended by key decision makers from Southern Africa Africa to trade, network and learn the latest processing, packaging and safety […]

World’s largest fresh produce market pledges support to Zambian farmers

ZAMBIA -Zambian local farmers to partner with the world largest wholesale fresh produce market, Rungis International in the southern suburbs of France through the Lusaka City Council (LCC). Rungis Market is a member of the […]

Premiercon Ltd backs consumption of non-maize starchy foods in diversification strategy

ZAMBIA – The Chief Executive Officer of Premiercon Starch Company Limited, Lubasi Yuyi has welcomed the move to promote consumption of non-maize starchy foods which are climate change resilient such as cassava, yams and sweet […]