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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...

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...

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...

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,...

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: 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...

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...

World: Demand for healthier fast food options observed, finds report

The global fast food market generated approximately US$477.1 billion in 2013 and it is forecast that by 2018, this market will exceed US$617.1 billion,...

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...

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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