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    #Newsmaker: Yokesh Maharaj to advance Mondelez's growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

    This Africa Month, we chat to Mondelez International's new president of its Sub-Saharan Africa business unit about mapping a growth strategy in Africa...

    By Lauren Hartzenberg 11 May 2021

    Michel Doukeris to succeed Carlos Brito as AB InBev CEO

    Brito will step down after 15 years as CEO and 32 years at the company...

    6 May 2021

    Why Ghana doesn't get the full value of its cocoa beans - and how this could change

    The importance of raw cocoa beans to Ghana's foreign exchange earnings is derailing the development of a viable chocolate industry...

    By Sophie Van Huellen 3 May 2021

    African countries reach tipping point for e-commerce adoption - PayU data

    South Africa's m-commerce up 35%, Nigeria is Africa's biggest e-commerce market, and Kenya primed for massive growth...

    29 Apr 2021

    The Village Market Africa triumphs in Food Lover's Seeds of Change initiative

    The Village Market Africa is the winner of Food Lover's Market's Seeds of Change Supplier Development Partnership, launched to create an opportunity for social enterprises to join the retailer's supplier network...

    28 Apr 2021

    Euromonitor identifies 6 cannabis consumer archetypes

    Legal cannabis is set to increase from $30bn in 2020 to over $90bn in 2025, as consumers increase their usage in diverse parts of their lives...

    21 Apr 2021

    Is that a good egg? How chocolate makers rate on social and environmental measures

    Easter is the biggest chocolate-buying time of the year. But who's really paying for the cost of that chocolate?

    By John Dumay and James Guthrie 6 Apr 2021

    Acquisition of Avroy Shlain brings beauty company back to SA

    Trinitas Equity Partners, together with its partners, has acquired the South African beauty company, Avroy Shlain...

    25 Mar 2021

    Exeo Capital buys stake in Wellness Warehouse holding company

    Exeo Capital has announced an investment into Maia Group, a holding company focused on consumer health businesses including Wellness Warehouse and True Health Holdings...

    25 Mar 2021

    Danone's CEO has been ousted for being progressive - blame society not activist shareholders

    Danone's chief executive and chairman, Emmanuel Faber, is to step down after activist shareholders called for his removal...

    By Arturo Bris 23 Mar 2021

    Corona pilots beer packaging made using surplus barley

    Corona has introduced a new circular form of packaging for its six-packs, made using repurposed surplus barley straw...

    18 Mar 2021

    RCL in joint venture to scale plant-based food market in Africa

    RCL Foods and US plant-based food collective Livekindly Collective have established a local plant-based joint venture, Livekindly Collective Africa...

    18 Mar 2021

    Nestlé Hatcher platform invites collaboration with African innovators

    Best-in-class innovators are presented with an opportunity to be future Nestlé suppliers...

    15 Mar 2021

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