Unilever's Top Employer status in Africa was solidified when company was certified in Zimbabwe for the first time and achieved No.1 status in Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya.
The governments of Lagos and Kebbi States have signed a joint venture agreement for the establishment of a modern and commercially viable rice mill complex aimed at increasing Nigeria’s capacity to grow and produce rice for local consumption and enhancing the country’s food sufficiency.
The first BBROOD bakery and bread shop in Kenya will officially open on May 7th in Nairobi. The Dutch bakery chain is already operating in Uganda and Rwanda. BBROOD is very excited about its expansion to Kenya, East-Africa’s largest economy. The company aims to open four different shops before the end of the year.
On the occasion of celebrating 150 Years globally,Nestlé in Egypt welcomed Nestlé Group CEO Mr. Paul Bulcke and Executive VicePresident of Nestlé SA, Head of the Europe, Middle East and North Africa Zone,Mr. Luis Cantarell to Egypt today. T
Hundreds of women in small-scale oil palm extraction business in the Aboasa-Akwamu of the Eastern region have benefited from an oil palm processing machine.
Limoneira Company has announced the formation of Limoneira S.A. (Limoneira South Africa) as another component of the company’s One World of Citrus® model.
President of the Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, yesterday declared intention to establish a $10M US tomatoes production plant in Kaduna State.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt is collaborating with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Egypt to celebrate the First “Africa Day For School Feeding
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today highlighted the publication of a new study that quantifies, for the first time, how much crop yields depend on the work of bees that unknowingly fertilize plants as they move from flower to flower.
Coca-Cola's Chief Marketing Officer, Marcos de Quinto, revealed a new 'One Brand' global marketing strategy that, for the first time ever, unites Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Light/Diet Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Zero, and Coca-Cola Life under the iconic Coca-Cola brand positioning in one global creative campaign, "Taste the Feeling."
Tete Junction shopping centre opened to excited crowds on the 3rd of December 2015, bringing with it an exciting new shopping experience to Tete, Mozambique.
Given the economic diversification in the face of dwindling oil revenue, a lot of attention has been given to the business of food, the very crux of the nation’s economy before the oil boom.
President Muhammadu Buhari, will on Tuesday, November 17 officially launch N20billion ‘Anchor Borrowers’ Programme’ (ABP) which the Central Bank of Nigeria has set aside for rice farmers across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has restated that his administration is determined to make Nigeria self-sufficient in food production with the capability to export 10 million tons of grains and processed food by 2019.
General Mills today announced it has reached an agreement to sell its South Africa foodservice business to Rhodes Food Group.
Africa’s largest food retailer, Shoprite, is opening a new store in the Town of Tete, Mozambique later this year.
SABMiller Namibia’s brewery in Okahandja was officially opened today by the Hon. Immanuel Ngatjizeko, Namibian Minister of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development, on behalf of Dr Nickey Iyambo, Vice President of the Republic of Namibia.
South Africa’s Taste Holdings, which recently licenced global pizza giant, Domino’s in the country, has signed an exclusive deal with Starbucks Coffee.
One of Nigeria’s largest fast food shops, Chicken Republic, has demonstrated its commitment to provide customers with authentic and great tasting chicken meals.
Businesses face cashflow challenges either at startup or expansion stage especially in businesses that are labour, technological or capital intensive and must bag the much needed cash.
While the British celebrated National Fish and Chip Day and the Americans tucked into sweet treats on National Doughnut Day on Friday, 5 June, South Africans had their own reason to celebrate when the country’s largest supermarket chain presented Big Red Friday
We would like to assure our South African consumers that our MAGGI Noodles, manufactured locally are absolutely safe for consumption.
SAMBA Foods Limited is set to become the first indigenous food and spicy processing company to list on the Alternate Market of the Ghana Stock Exchange.
Vivo Energy partners with Innscor International Franchising LTD to bring quick service restaurants to Shell customers in Namibia and Botswana
Vivo Energy has today announced an extension to its existing partnership with Innscor to add quick service restaurants at a number of its service stations in Namibia and Botswana.
On Wednesday, 29th April 2015, Nestlé Cameroon hosted a delegation of traditional rulers at its Douala factory to mark the occasion of fifty years of Nestlé’s presence in Cameroon.
Confectionery, food and beverage conglomerate Mondelez has commenced production and sale of Oreo in Morocco, following an $11m investment towards its local subsidiary in Casablanca.
Food producer Unilever overtakes Nestlé by taking over the top spot on Oxfam's Behind the Brands Scorecard.
MTN Nigeria has partnered with retailer PEP to increase its distribution. With the launch of this partnership, customers can top up with MTN airtime while shopping in PEP stores nationwide.
As part of its on-going portfolio review, Nestlé South Africa has announced the signing of an agreement to sell its Ice Cream business to UK based ice cream manufacturer, R&R.
Food Concepts Plc, a market leader in the West African food industry with a basket of top brands including Chicken Republic, Butterfield Bakery and Free Range Farms, has announced its partnership in its Baked Good Division, with Pioneer Foods; a leading South African FMCG company.
Burger King Worldwide plans to enter new African counties before the end of the year as it follows Yum! Brands’ KFC chain in tapping demand from the continent’s middle class.
SABMiller sees more affordable beer and middle class aspirations as the biggest growth opportunities in Africa
At an investor seminar in London today, Mark Bowman, Managing Director SABMiller Africa, will underline his confidence in the strong long-term growth potential for beer on the continent, and set out why he believes SABMiller is best-placed to capture this opportunity.
Bidco Africa Limited has lowered the prices of its every day consumer products. The change affects the recommended retail prices of popular units in the Bidco basket including Golden Fry, Kimbo and Chipsy brands in the oils and fats category; and Msafi, Kuku and Bull brand laundry bars soaps.
Nestlé Senegal has launched the Nestlé Healthy Kids programme in partnership with the Senegalese Ministry of Education. The launch took place in Alioune GAYE School, based in Diamagueune.
Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, H.E. Ademola Oluseyi Onafowokan has commended Ghanaian-owned international beverage firm, Kasapreko Company Limited (KCL) and its Founder Dr Kwabena Adjei for deepening existing trade ties between the two countries.
Rhodes Food Group has announced the planned acquisition of Boland Pulp, a producer of fruit and vegetable concentrates and purees, for R102 million.
Over 70% of South Africans are now buying their groceries from the Shoprite Group and with the African retail giant generating 84% of its supermarket turnover within the domestic market; it is weathering the current market pressures with some agility. It is also generating more jobs, with 53 new stores opened in South Africa during the six months ended December 2014.
According to a new Canadean report, the global malt beverage industry expanded by 42% over the past five years, with the Middle East and Africa recording particularly strong growth.
Dr Susan Mboya-Kidero, the president of Coca Cola Africa Foundation, speaks to The Star's John Muchangi about the project that has benefited more than two million people What's the progress on Coca Cola's commitment to return every litre of water the company uses back to the environment? Here at Coke we use a lot of water...and as a company we have set ourselves a target of returning to environment every litre that we use. The Coca Cola Africa Foundation (TCCAF) started more as an emergency response like the Red Cross. Then we realised we would rather do something more long-term, more sustainable and big, that would have significant impact.
Mr Ben Anane Nsiah, Manager for Special Event, Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), has commended Kasapreko Company Limited (KCL) for its quality indigenous beverages it produces.
Guinness Ghana Breweries Ltd (GGBL), Ghana’s only Total Beverage Business, in line with its commitment to providing consumers with great times and great experiences, has introduced ORIJIN, a bitter sweet spirit made of HERBS, FRUITS and ALCOHOL.
All Good will be sharing the good Karma at this year’s Laneways festival selling their Fairtrade organic soft drinks for the first time to revelers at Auckland’s Silo Park. They’ll be refreshed with ice cold Karma Cola, Gingerella and Lemmy Lemonade all day long.
Arla plans to grow in several African markets in the coming years, but this growth must be achieved in a responsible way that does not bring unintentional consequences for the local farming industry and its related communities.
In March 2014, Nescafé launched a youth entrepreneurship initiative across Central and West Africa. With its Get Started Africa truck tour, Nescafé aimed at encouraging the youth to change the status quo and unleashing their creativity.
On 11 December, Nestlé Ghana officially launched the Nestlé Cocoa Plan in the country. This is part of the company’s global efforts to support the lives of cocoa farmers and increase the quality of their crops.
Drink company giants SAB Miller and Coca cola have appointed Huseyin Akin, an executive at Anadolu Es, the Turkish company, as the chief operating officer of the new jointly done product, Coca Cola Beverages.
The Coca-Cola Company, SABMiller plc and Gutsche Family Investments have agreed to combine the bottling operations of their non-alcoholic ready-to-drink beverages businesses in Southern and East Africa. The new bottler, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, will serve 12 high-growth countries accounting for approximately 40 per cent of all Coca-Cola beverage volumes in Africa.
Hellofood with its affiliated brands Foodpanda,and Delivery Club, has recorded five million downloads of its native mobile applications. Lately the company ...
Food-lovers are in for a priceless treat as MasterCard Restaurant Week presented by Lost in Lagos debuts in Lagos. From 1 November – 21 November 2014, ...
The application economy has arrived, and with it, immense business opportunity for Africa. This is according to Gary Lawrence, MD, CA Southern Africa, ...
Absa has extended its free Wi-Fi service to its Maponya Mall branch, making the bank the first financial institution at one of Gauteng's major township ...
The Managing Director of Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited (GGBL), Mr Peter Ndegwa, has said the 50 per cent of the company’s raw materials which is from ...
Mars Chocolate has annonced that it is donating $100,000 as part of an industry-wide effort to help fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The World ...