Latest food news & analysis in Africa
The gluten-free market has taken root quickest in markets in North America and western Europe but manufacturers looking for more business op...
US cereal giant Kellogg announced earlier this week it has entered into a joint venture agreement to step up its presence in Africa. Kellogg...
The rise in the incidence of child labour in west African cocoa production detailed in last week's report from Tulane University is a disapp...
The report from Tulane University into the use of child labour in cocoa production in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana, published last week, revealed...
The importance of expanding in emerging markets is a constant message from Nestle, a company that has one of the industry's largest footprints in the developing world. While Nestle is expanding in high-growth markets like China, the world's largest food group is looking beyond the BRICs as it establishes a presence in every quarter of the globe. In this month's just-food interview, Katy Askew spoke to the chief executive of Nestle's operations in equatorial Africa, Ian Donald, to discover how the company is working to drive long-term growth in the region.
As it looks to expand international revenues, Kraft Foods has developed a strategy that focuses on building its business in ten "priority markets" around the world. South Africa was recently added to Kraft's emerging markets hit list and, in this month's just-food interview, Katy Humphries spoke to Sean Murphy, MD of Kraft's operations in southern Africa, about the group's plans for growth in the region.
Competition authorities in South Africa have approved the acquisition of national honey producer Highveld Honey by South African multi-brand food group Real Foods.
South African dairy group Clover Industries has forecast lower headline earnings for the six months to 30 December.
South African dairy group Clover Industries today (16 January) confirmed it will take a 51% stake in local olive supplier Olive Pride.
Clover Industries is closing on a deal that would see the South Africa-based dairy group invest in olive supplier Olive Pride.
Two of the South African edible oil companies raided last week in an investigation into price-fixing allegations have denied they have taken part in anti-competitive activity.
Russian meat group Cherkizovo has dispatched its first shipment of poultry meat to Angola.
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