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Blockchain agri-marketplace Ositrade launches

By Katy Askew

French start-up Ositrade has launched a new online marketplace for the agri-food sector that aims to “directly connect” stakeholders using blockchain technology.

The EU is funding a project to get the Kenyan cashew nut industry back on its feet. Pic: ©GettyImages/kolesnikovserg

EU helps Kenya revive cashew nut industry

By Gill Hyslop

The European Union (EU) is investing Ksh236m ($2.4m) to help Kenya revive its once thriving cashew nut industry that collapsed more than three decades ago.

AvoLove has taken the avocado to the next level of snacking. Pic: AvoLove

AvoLov spearheads avocado chips technology

By Douglas Yu and Gill Hyslop

After two years of intensive research, avocado chips startup AvoLov has perfected dehydrating avocados to produce crispy avocado chips to capitalize on the growing love of the fruit.