Archive for the ‘Agribusiness & Food’ category
“Our mission is to provide locally-produced food products to Nigerian consumers in a way that is profitable and sustainable.”
Kenyan businessman Vimal Shah is one of the region’s most prominent entrepreneurs.
For more capital to flow into agriculture, farmers and financiers will have to learn a lot more about each other.
“Nigeria is the current dumping ground for food produce from all over the world,” said Cynthia Mosunmola Umoru.
A ‘think piece’ by the Africa Progress Panel’s research fellow, Stephen Yeboah.
Zimbabwe has the best pool of talent in Africa, says the CEO of Choppies.
Africans are eating like the rest of the world, but what they are eating isn’t necessarily good for them.
Euromonitor International looks at some of the consumption trends and drivers of alcohol in South Africa.
“We had no background in biscuit [manufacturing] but decided to innovate, work with a strong team, do trials and invest in market surveys and marketing,” says Raj Malde.
Only 35% of Côte d’Ivoire’s cocoa is processed inside the country.
Bringing together property development and agriculture.
How Germany’s Bayer CropScience is courting small-scale farmers in Africa.
“There was no empire in the beginning I can assure you of that,” said Francis Grogan, co-founder and CEO of Zambeef.
“We are making more money from rabbits than what cattle farmers make.”
“Today the prices of sisal in the world are US$2,000 a ton, and my cost of production is $700 a ton.”