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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...

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...

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...

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: 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...

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...

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...

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,...

Asia Pacific: Malt beverages offer market opportunities in region, SIG Combibloc

In the soft drink and milk drink sector, trends are indicating that beverages should be made 100% from natural ingredients without containing added sugar. Against...

Africa: Health authority uses green system to pasteurize milk

South Africa's Department of Health has endorsed ongoing studies of the use of SurePure's ultra-violet (UV) photopurification as an alternative to pasteurization for the...

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