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Africa: Beverage producer Twellium installs Sidel lines

Twellium has invested in two complete lines from Sidel in the West African sub-region. "Flexibility is imperative for the company because of the variety of...

Europe: Barry Callebaut, Tony’s Chocolonely partner on traceable sustainable cocoa

Barry Callebaut has installed a cocoa butter tank in its factory in Wieze/Belgium to produce cocoa butter from traceable beans sourced from Tony’s Chocolonely’s...

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: 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: Olam certified for water stewardship in Tanzania

Olam International has become the first agri-business globally to achieve the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Standard certification for its Aviv Coffee Plantation in...

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...

Africa: Dealing with the environmental impact of packaging

Africa has one of the most diverse food and cuisine markets on the planet, with the industry projected by the World Bank to reach...

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,...

Africa: Biolabex opens lab in Mauritius

Biolabex, a Mauritius-based research and development (R&D) laboratory, launches development and manufacturing activities in BioPark Mauritius. Recently accredited as the first good manufacturing practice or...

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...
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