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04 July

Macfrut 2023: A record-breaking year for the international fruit & vegetable industry trade fair Record attendance for latest edition of Macfrut Expo with South Africa making its first appearance The 40th edition of Macfrut, the international trade fair for the fruit and vegetable industries took place at the Rimini Expo Centre in Italy from 3-5 May […]

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13 April

At the heart of our food security matters is soil health and addressing this will improve our stead in the response to an increasingly warming planet. This is the view of Hoven Meyer, group manager for Nestlé Agriculture Services.

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05 March

Stevia – a leafy alternative to sugar Stevia, an ancient South American herb, might just be the answer for those who crave sugar but looking for a healthier alternative. FACTS The overuse of refined sugar in processed foods such as cold drinks and pastries has been given the blame for various illnesses. Stevia is aptly […]

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15 January

De Keur Group breaks down barriers for women The De Keur farm is home to a bunch of superwomen who have risen through the ranks in what was previously a man’s world. We get to meet some of them as they share their farming journeys and future aspirations Pictured clockwise from the top left are […]

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06 January

Arcor group opens factory in Angola, a step into the future. Image Source: https://puntoapunto.com.ar After several months of intense work and the entrepreneurial spirit that characterizes us, today we have inaugurated the largest chocolate, candy and biscuit factory in Angola. Based on the partnership with Grupo Webcor, an agro-industrial company with a strong presence and […]

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06 January

Senegal: African Development Bank grants about EUR 40 million for the development of livestock production and productivity   The African Development Bank provides financial support to develop livestock production and productivity in Senegal The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved a loan of €39.30 million to the government of Senegal […]

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06 January

Uganda: Businessman turns banana crisps into sizeable snack food company Dennis Ngabirano In 2010, Dennis Ngabirano, a teacher by profession, was required to submit and execute a business plan as part of his coursework for a counselling degree in his home country, Uganda. A fried banana crisp snack, which he had sampled on his honeymoon, […]

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06 January

TikTok farmer bounces back after poor matric results While thousands of matriculants celebrate their final results, Malesela Molema remembers the anxiety when his marks were once too low for varsity acceptance. Today, his poultry side-hustle is booming – and he’s not just famous on TikTok     Malesela Molema is not only a rising TikTok […]

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06 January

Flow Equity Raises $14m To Expand High-growth Poultry Business in Sub-Saharan Africa   Nairobi, Kenya, 12 September 2022 – Flow Equity, a rapidly growing, high-impact, and profitable poultrybusiness targeting under served rural households, has raised a combined USD 14 million funding roundwith participation from AgDevCo, AHL Venture Partners, Acumen Resilient Agriculture Fund (ARAF) andthe Bill […]

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28 December

Insect protein farm Legendary Foods Africa clinches investment to accelerate expansion plan GHANA – Legendary Foods Africa, a Ghanaian foodtech company focused on production of insect protein for human consumption, has bagged a growth equity investment from an Africa focused private equity firm, Baylis Emerging Markets. Legendary Foods has developed a unique sustainable farming system […]

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