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World cereal production falling – FAO

The outlook for world cereal production has improved since last month. However, the forecast production would still fall short of both last year’s record level and the anticipated consumption requirements in the 2018/19 marketing season. Consequently, w...

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South Africa’s macadamia industry shows strong growth for 2018

Valley Macadamia chairman, Alan Sutton, attended the macadamia round table session at the World Nut and Dried Fruit Conference in Spain. Sutton gave feedback on the INC’s annual report and discussed a number of pertinent facts and figures, as well as ne...

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FMCG: Shipments are going up while retail offtake is slowing

FMCG companies have been looking to rural demand to drive growth for the last few quarters and their numbers have been indicating that this theory has been panning out. However two independent reports from think-tanks suggest this growth may face some hur...

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FMCG tagged as the most-preferred employment sector

After a gap of four years, the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector is back as the most preferred sector for employment, according to the Nielsen Campus Track Business School Survey 2018.

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Green Worx does more than clean your conscience

Green Worx Cleaning Solutions designs, manufactures and supplies innovative, environmentally responsible, biotechnology cleaning products to households, businesses and industries across Africa. With the use of natural microbes and enzymes we offer green s...

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Looking For Mascots in Kenya?

Birdie Mascots & Costumes makes inflatable mascots work like a bouncy castle ,just inflate and they are ready to use. Whether they are walkabout mascots or stationary. They are catchy and ideal for advertising, product launches.

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Sky overtakes P&G as UK’s biggest spender as FMCG giant cuts traditional spend

Sky overtook Procter & Gamble (P&G) as the UK’s top spender on traditional advertising in 2017, increasing year-on-year spend by 2.7% to £197.1m, according to Nielsen data. P&G’s spend dropped 1.4% versus 2016 to £196.8m as did BT wh...

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Patanjali ranked as most trusted FMCG brand in India

Baba Ramdev’s flagship company, Patanjali, beat around 1,000 of India’s top FMCG companies to emerge as the most trusted brand in the sector, as per TRA’s Brand Trust Report 2018.

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EAC trailing in exportation of bananas

Uganda and Tanzania consume 50% of bananas grown in Africa, but realise only nine percent of the potential yield due to poor productivity due to pests and diseases. The two countries do not feature among the leading exporters of the food crop because of l...

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Nigeria’s TradeDepot secures $3m Series A round – Disrupt Africa

Founded in 2016 by Michael Ukpong, Onyekachi Izukanne, Ruke Awaritefe, TradeDepot has developed a 360° solution integrating all participants in the trade value chain – manufacturers, distributors and retailers. It has been adopted by first rank FMCG co...

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