NIGERIA - Crown Flour Mills Limited, producers of Supreme flour, Mix and Bake flour, Mama Gold flour and Supreme semolina, has showered its customers with various gifts during the company's customers' forum for the north region.
ZAMBIA - Nitrogen Chemicals of Zambia (NCZ) has increased its bagging capacity to 1,000 metric tonnes per day from an initial 200 metric tonnes before the company’s recapitalisation.
SOUTH AFRICA - Despite the world sugar price having fallen to its lowest level since mid-2010, South African producers have made strong gains on the JSE — particularly land and sugar company Tongaat Hulett.
SOUTH AFRICA - Ready meal and jam maker Rhodes Food Group (RFG) on Monday announced its intention to list on the JSE’s main board, joining giants like Pioneer Foods and Tiger Brands, owner of the popular Koo canned food range.
NAMIBIA - Timely advice and information on "diplodia headrot" was presented at the Agra ProVision breakfast meeting held in Grootfontein recently.
KENYA - When the Wondernuts International processing factory was opened in Athi River last week, the event was not marked with pomp and colour like most that are graced by top politicians.
SOUTH AFRICA - PSG-controlled agribusiness investor Zeder was made to sweat on Monday by a feisty band of Agri Voedsel (AV) shareholders before officially consolidating its position as the dominant shareholder in consumer brands group Pioneer Foods.
NIGERIA - Stakeholders in the agro-allied sub-sector of agribusiness in Edo State have attributed lack of infrastructure, multiple taxation and finance as some of the challenges militating against investment climate in the state.
KENYA - Plans are under way to establish a large camel milk processing plant and research centre in Isiolo targeting pastoralists in northern Kenya.
KENYA - An investor plans to put up a fruit processing plant in Msambweni, Kwale County, to exploit agricultural resources in the area.
KENYA - The culture of threshing maize grains and throwing away the cob might soon come to an end following an innovation to process edible flour from maize cobs. Many communities either throw away the cob or use it as animal feeds or fuel but this could change if this innovation is embraced.
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