Zimbabwean government outsources fertiliser manufacturer

By |July 28th, 2015|

Zimbabwe’s government has taken steps to source fertilisers from Belarus to ensure their sufficient availability in time for the upcoming cropping season. The SADC region nation has chosen Belaruskali, a Belarus-based fertiliser manufacturer, to […]

Weetabix to source 50% of its wheat from local farmers

By |July 28th, 2015|

Cereal processor Weetabix East Africa is targeting to cut its wheat imports by 50% and instead start buying the grain from local farmers. The company has been working with a local wheat farmer in […]

Nakumatt to buy Shoprite’s Uganda stores

By |July 28th, 2015|

Nakumatt Supermarket has announced that it is in the final stages of acquiring two Ugandan stores of South African retail giant Shoprite.
Nakumatt Holdings’ head of strategy and operations Thiagarajan Ramamurthy said that the retail […]

SABMiller opens new Namibian brewery

By |July 28th, 2015|

SABMiller has opened a new brewery in Okahandja, Namibia. Construction of the new $33.3-million, 260,000 hectolitre brewery began in mid-2013 and was completed in October 2014. The brewery is located on 7.2 hectares of […]

African Innovations Conference

By |July 14th, 2015|

The maiden African Innovations conference was hosted at the Forum, Johannesburg on the 6 – 7 May 2015.

Enkeldebosch unearths productivity with new super line

By |July 14th, 2015|

Schneider Electric along with an alliance partner Vennic has rooted a complete integrated solution at Enkeldebosch Boerdery’s potato grading, sorting and bagging (PGSB) plant.

AECI grows food additives and ingredients business in Africa

By |July 14th, 2015|

Lake Foods, a division of AECI Ltd, recently launched its new state of-the-art production facility in Montagu Gardens, Cape Town.

Solar power for various applications

By |July 14th, 2015|

When using solar power to run appliances it is important to understand the basics like photovoltaic module which is commonly known as a solar panel.

Drip irrigation advances

By |July 14th, 2015|

Irrigation is the controlled application of water for agricultural purposes through manmade systems to supply water requirements not satisfied by rainfall.

Jam processing

By |July 14th, 2015|

Food Processing Africa provides insight on how Mandy Aucamp,the owner of the Berrynice Berry Company situated in the Eastern Cape produces her speciality Raspberry jam.
Aucamp highlights that the decision to produce raspberry jam is […]