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World: Food insecurity spreads in Pacific, Caribbean states

Drought linked to El Niño and civil conflict have pushed the number of countries currently in need of external food assistance up to 37...

World: Brenntag Chemicals Nigeria opens to offer warehouse services locally

Brenntag Chemicals Nigeria Ltd was recently established in Lagos, Nigeria. The company says the country is currently ranking number one in terms of gross domestic...

Africa: Cargill opens licensed buying company in Ghana

Cargill’s cocoa and chocolate business has established its licensed buying company (LBC) following the successful application for a license from the Ghanaian Cocoa Board...

World: Klöckner Pentaplast introduces PET multi-pack system for yoghurt at show

Klöckner Pentaplast will introduce its newly developed polyethylene terephthalate (PET)-based technology for yogurt packaging clikPET at Propak Africa 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa this...

Africa: Liqui-box buys equipment maker

Liqui-Box has signed a definitive agreement to acquire both the engineering and flexible operations of Maverick, based in Cape Town, South Africa. Maverick...

World: Nestlé creates factory blueprint costing half the time, resources to build in Africa

Nestlé has created a blueprint for a factory that can be built in half the time of a more traditional one for about 50-60%...

Africas: Symrise, partners join Save the Children program

Vanilla supplier Symrise, Unilever, and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit join Save the Children to help improve the livelihoods of vanilla farming communities in...

World: Hershey, partners build health center in West Africa

The Hershey Company, Blommer Chocolate and Olam Cocoa have together funded and built a community health center in Teapleau, Cote d’Ivoire as part of...

Africa: Malawi gets US$22.6M for malnutrition among children, disease prevention causes

The World Bank has granted Malawi US$22.6 million just over half of which will be used to help curb acute malnutrition in under-five children...

World: ADM Cocoa marks five years of excellence in cocoa processing in Ghana

ADM Cocoa is marking five years of dedicated cocoa processing in the Ashanti Region, with a continuation of the successful partnership with key stakeholders,...

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