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World: Mondelēz International employees impart business skills to farmers

More than 12,000 employees volunteered nearly 40,000 hours across 70 countries during Mondelēz International's annual Global Volunteer Month campaign in October 2015. Among the volunteers,...

Europe: Mettler Toledo gives five-year generator warranty for machine range

Mettler-Toledo is offering an industry first, five-year generator warranty for all new x-ray inspection systems within the X-Series range, purchased with either a Standard...

Africa: IFAD, AfricaRice to strengthen region’s rice sector

Two project concept notes from Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) totaling US$4 million were being considered by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) for...

Africa: Olam certified for water stewardship in Tanzania

Olam International has become the first agri-business globally to achieve the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Standard certification for its Aviv Coffee Plantation in...

Middle East: Region can enjoy consistent milk supply, says Tetra Pak

Tetra Pak’s OneStep processing technology is now enabling milk producers to prepare ultra-high-temperature (UHT) milk from powder in one step, reducing operational cost by...

Africas: Woolworths’ to get FSC-certified labels

Avery Dennison Corporation and Rotolabel will provide responsibly-sourced label materials for Woolworths South Africa. In this collaboration, Avery Dennison will provide Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)-certified...

Africa: Authorities approve large soft drink operation

The South African Competition Tribunal has given the green light for The Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) merger parties - SABMiller plc, The Coca-Cola Company,...

Africa: Cameroon cocoa farmers beneficiaries of Cargill’s program

More than 9,500 cocoa farmers in Cameroon have received more than €1.4 million (US$1.57 million) in premium payments – the largest ever certification premium...

World: Beam Suntory buys 50% of South African company

Beam Suntory has acquired a 50% equity stake in ABV Brands Proprietary Ltd., an independent distributor of premium spirits in South Africa, from Cyprus-based...

Africa: Beverage producer Twellium installs Sidel lines

Twellium has invested in two complete lines from Sidel in the West African sub-region. "Flexibility is imperative for the company because of the variety of...
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