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Unilever is No. 1 Top Employer in Africa again
17-10-2016 | 11:55:00
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.
[Nigeria] Lagos, Kebbi, Access Bank Partner on Rice Mill Project for Food Sufficiency
21-06-2016 | 09:11:00
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.
BBROOD opens Dutch bakery in Nairobi
06-05-2016 | 10:59:00
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.
Nestlé Reaffirms its Commitment to the Egyptian Market on the Occasion of its 150th Anniversary
22-04-2016 | 14:22:42
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
[Ghana] Tigo Empowers women in Aboasa with an oil palm processing machine
13-04-2016 | 19:52:36
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 Announces Formation of Limoneira South Africa
12-04-2016 | 15:57:00
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.
[Nigeria] Dangote Plans $10m Tomatoes Production Plant In Kaduna
07-04-2016 | 11:18:00
President of the Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, yesterday declared intention to establish a $10M US tomatoes production plant in Kaduna State.
Egypt and WFP celebrate the first Africa day for school feeding
09-03-2016 | 11:14:39
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
Bees Can Help Boost Food Security of Two Billion Small Farmers At No Cost - UN
03-03-2016 | 10:43:00
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 Announces "One Brand" Global Marketing Approach
27-01-2016 | 11:46:00
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."
First Shoprite store opens in Tete Province of Mozambique to excited crowds
07-12-2015 | 11:02:09
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.
[Nigeria] FirstBank Promotes Food Economy Initiative
26-11-2015 | 10:32:00
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 Buhari Launches N20bn CBN Loan for Rice Farmers
17-11-2015 | 13:26:00
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.
Nigeria to Be Self-Sufficient in Food Production by 2019 – President Buhari
20-10-2015 | 12:42:00
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 to sell South Africa foodservice business to Rhodes Food Group
01-10-2015 | 13:18:26
General Mills today announced it has reached an agreement to sell its South Africa foodservice business to Rhodes Food Group.
Shoprite to Open Store in Tete, Mozambique
20-08-2015 | 12:37:00
Africa’s largest food retailer, Shoprite, is opening a new store in the Town of Tete, Mozambique later this year.
SABMiller Namibia celebrates official opening of its new brewery
23-07-2015 | 13:41:00
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.
Starbucks coffee is coming to South Africa
14-07-2015 | 12:29:00
South Africa’s Taste Holdings, which recently licenced global pizza giant, Domino’s in the country, has signed an exclusive deal with Starbucks Coffee.
Chicken Republic in expansion strategy to leverage Nigeria’s QSR potential
10-07-2015 | 13:54:00
One of Nigeria’s largest fast food shops, Chicken Republic, has demonstrated its commitment to provide customers with authentic and great tasting chicken meals.
Odimbite Odimbite: Bagged Cash - Survival Instincts
30-06-2015 | 12:21:00
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.
[Shoprite] South Africans SAVED big on groceries with Big Red Friday
16-06-2015 | 11:26:00
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
Nestlé South Africa’s MAGGI Noodles are Manufactured Locally and Safe for Consumption
10-06-2015 | 16:47:54
We would like to assure our South African consumers that our MAGGI Noodles, manufactured locally are absolutely safe for consumption.
[Ghana] SAMBA Foods to list on GES Alternate Market
14-05-2015 | 13:02:00
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
11-05-2015 | 12:48:00
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.
Nestlé Cameroon celebrates fifty years with the National Council of Traditional Rulers
06-05-2015 | 12:56:00
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.
Mondelez commences Oreo biscuits production in Africa
02-04-2015 | 13:29:17
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.
[Africa] Unilever Takes Top Spot On Oxfam's Behind the Brands Scorecard
01-04-2015 | 13:29:00
Food producer Unilever overtakes Nestlé by taking over the top spot on Oxfam's Behind the Brands Scorecard.
Nigeria: Pep Store Enters Partnership With MTN
18-03-2015 | 12:11:00
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.
Nestlé South Africa to sell its Ice Cream business to R&R
12-03-2015 | 12:02:00
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 partners Pioneer Foods South Africa
11-03-2015 | 10:33:11
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 eyes Africa for expansion
10-03-2015 | 11:17:02
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
09-03-2015 | 11:24:00
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.
[Kenya] Bidco Africa lowers consumer prices
05-03-2015 | 12:03:26
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 Healthy Kids launched in Senegal
27-02-2015 | 13:42:00
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 commends Kasapreko
24-02-2015 | 13:40:00
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.
[South Africa] Rhodes Food Group to Acquire Boland Pulp for R102 Million
24-02-2015 | 12:07:40
Rhodes Food Group has announced the planned acquisition of Boland Pulp, a producer of fruit and vegetable concentrates and purees, for R102 million.
Shoprite defies economy to grow jobs and turnover
24-02-2015 | 11:55:41
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.
[Report] Malt beverage on the rise in MENA and Africa; slowing sales in Latin America
19-02-2015 | 12:38:26
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.
Kenya: Coca Cola Extends Multi-Billion Water Scheme
16-02-2015 | 11:25:00
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.
[Ghana] Kasapreko rated top locally produced company
11-02-2015 | 13:49:00
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 Launches 'ORIJIN'
09-02-2015 | 12:46:59
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.
Karma Cola Makes A Stand For Africa At Laneways
19-01-2015 | 11:13:33
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 Foods to ensure responsible approach to African markets
13-01-2015 | 13:09:18
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.
Nescafé announces winner of first Get Started Africa competition
23-12-2014 | 15:43:00
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.
Nestlé Ghana commits to a sustainable cocoa supply chain through the Nestlé Cocoa Plan
17-12-2014 | 14:00:00
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.
SABMiller & Coca-Cola Name Efes Executive CEO Designate of Africa JV
12-12-2014 | 10:04:00
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 &Coca-Cola Sabco to form Coca-Cola Beverages Africa
27-11-2014 | 11:28:00
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.
Africa: Hellofood Becomes Mobile First Company
29-10-2014 | 13:04:00
 Hellofood with its affiliated brands Foodpanda,and Delivery Club, has recorded five million downloads of its native mobile applications. Lately the company ...
MasterCard Restaurant Week Serves Up Priceless Culinary Experiences in
29-10-2014 | 12:06:00
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, ...
Application economy creates opportunity for Africa
28-10-2014 | 11:25:00
The application economy has arrived, and with it, immense business opportunity for Africa. This is according to Gary Lawrence, MD, CA Southern Africa, ...
Absa extends Wi-Fi service to Maponya Mall
23-10-2014 | 12:44:00
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 ...
Guiness Ghana to use 70% local raw materials by 2015
20-10-2014 | 12:01:00
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 to Donate $100,000 to Help Fight Ebola Outbreak in West Africa
15-10-2014 | 12:47:00
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 ...