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Asia: FOA releases labeling scheme for mountain products

FAO's Mountain Partnership and Slow Food have launched a voluntary product label for mountain goods that is meant to improve market access for small...

World: The Coca-Cola Company invests in Nigeria’s Chi

Coca-Cola Company has signed an agreement with Tropical General Investments Group (TGI Group) to acquire an initial minority equity shareholding in Nigeria's dairy and...

Africa: Arla opens office, facility in Ghana

Arla announces its subsidiary, Arla Foods in Accra, Ghana, which will supply products from its Dano range also sold in Nigeria, including powdered milk...

Africa: Cocoa Life program lauded for strengthening communities

Two reports by human rights consultancy Embode commend Cocoa Life program's holistic approach and direct work with cocoa communities in its supply chain. Embode...

Africa: Nespresso helps rebuild South Sudan’s coffee industry

Despite the ongoing conflict, South Sudanese coffee farmers are making progress in reviving the country's coffee industry. The resulting Nespresso limited edition Grand...

World: Cargill paid €14M paid to cocoa farmers in 2015

In 2015, cocoa farmers in Côte d’Ivoire have received more than €7 million (US$7.77 million) in premium payments under the Cargill Cocoa Promise, while...

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...
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