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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...

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,...

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