Africa

Puratos has ramped up its presence in Africa. Pic: GettyImages/Ridofranz

Puratos boosts food security in Africa with expanded presence

By Gill Hyslop

The global ingredients specialist has opened subsidiaries in Kenya, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia and Nigeria to cement customer relationships and localise production using indigenous raw materials, which will lessen the continent’s reliance on food imports and...

BEMA hosts virtual fundraiser to empower African women bakers

BEMA hosts virtual fundraiser to empower African women bakers

By Gill Hyslop

BEMA – Bakery Equipment Manufacturers Allied – is hosting an online event to raise money and awareness for The Women’s Bakery, which works to empower women, who produce nutritious bread for East African communities.

Lesaffre has opened a Baking Centre in Côte d’Ivoire to support a growing customer base. Pic: Lesaffre

Lesaffre inaugurates first Baking Centre in Africa

By Gill Hyslop

Yeast and fermentation specialist Lesaffre has opened a Baking Center in Abidjan in Côte d’Ivoire – its first in Africa – designed to support its growing base of customers in this region.

Ardent Mills has joined several other leading food companies to assist Partners in Food Solutions to feed Africa. Pic: ©iStock/ajansen

Ardent Mills joins partners to help feed Africa

By Gill Hyslop

The US flour-milling and ingredients company has joined General Mills, Cargill, Royal DSM, Buhler and The Hershey Company in assisting eight African countries to feed themselves.

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