Sustainability

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.

Grupo Bimbo has signed an agreement with Invenergy to run its US operation on wind power. Pic: Grupo Bimbo

Grupo Bimbo to run US operations on wind

By Gill Hyslop

Mexican bakery giant Grupo Bimbo has signed a virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) to source wind power for its Bimbo Bakeries USA facilities.