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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: 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...

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: Coca-Cola fills beverages with fruit with KHS lines

Coca-Cola Canners in South Africa has opted for a high-performance hot filling line from KHS for its juice and sports beverages. It was decided to...

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: 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: iFoodbag to reduce food wastage in region with 20M bags

iFoodbag has signed a purchasing contract with Equator One Logistics, with its head office in Nairobi, Kenya to distribute up to 20 million carrier...

World: Report finds unsustainable food system with hungry people

Today’s global food system has major weaknesses: nearly 800 million people are left hungry, one-third of the human race is malnourished, over half of...

World: Transportation market to grow to US$35B by 2002, finds report

The global refrigerated transportation market is set to grow from US$24.66 billion in 2015 to US$34.52 billion by 2020, according to a market study...

Europe: Cargill program deploys in Cameroon’s cocoa cooperatives

The Cargill Coop Academy, an adult education managerial program aimed at cocoa farmer cooperative leaders, will now deploy in Cameroon. The training aims at helping...

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