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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.

Kettle Foods is upgrading its Norwich facility to increase intake capacity of the potatoes it uses for Kettle Chips. Pic: Kettle

Kettle Foods upgrades Norwich factory

By Gill Hyslop

The Kettle Chips maker is investing £2.7m ($3.5m) to upgrade the manufacturing capabilities of its Norwich factory as it celebrates its 30th anniversary.

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.