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27/11/2019 at 18h04, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Senegal: poultry feed producer Avisen invests in an abattoir

Franco-Senegalese company Avisen has invested around CFA francs 1bn ($1.65m) of equity capital to build...


27/11/2019 at 18h01, by Gaëlle Arenson

Jean Christophe Figueroa takes up the reins at Malteries Soufflet

The French agrifood group present in 19 countries with revenue of €4.8bn ($5.28bn) in 2018 has recently...


15/11/2019 at 18h31, by Aurélie Benoit

IFC’s new helping hand for the Chaouni family (Zalar)

The corporation is studying a $24m package for Zalar Agri, the fruit and nut subsidiary of Moroccan group...


06/11/2019 at 18h53, by Mathieu Galtier

Tunisia: dissension at Poulina between Slim Ben Ayed, the founder’s son, and Khaled Bouricha, Chairman of the Board

Seven months after the death of Abdelwaheb Ben Ayed, the founder of Poulina Group Holding (PGH), the...


28/10/2019 at 15h37, by Valentin Grille

IFC supports Biaugeaud-Dijon Céréales JV’s vegetable dehydration plant in Senegal

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the International Development Association (IDA) are each...


07/10/2019 at 17h05, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Frank Braeken facing economic and social troubles at Feronia in DRC

Congolese born Belgian Frank Braeken, Feronia’s Executive Chairman since 2016 and a former Unilever boss,...


04/10/2019 at 15h11, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Somdiaa develops its corn milling business, starting in Congo and Cameroon

Somdiaa, via its Compagnie fermière camerounaise subsidiary, started work in September on the construction...


01/10/2019 at 18h27, by Jeune Afrique Business+

All change at Solevo (former LDC) in Abidjan

Several long-serving senior executives have recently left Louis Dreyfus Commodities (now Solevo) in Côte...


30/09/2019 at 17h54, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Dufil Prima Foods seeks to modernise to rival Flour Mills, Nestlé…

Two years after taking over one of the Nigerian billionaire’s subsidiaries, one of the national agri-food...


24/09/2019 at 17h24, by Gaëlle Arenson

Brassivoire slashes the price of Heineken by 33% and brews locally

The joint-venture between Heineken (51%) and CFAO (49%) continues to attack the market in Côte d’Ivoire...


05/09/2019 at 13h51, by Gaëlle Arenson

Karim Senhadji (OCP Africa) signs the term sheet for a new Ghana plant ($1.3bn)

Karim Senhadji, CEO of OCP Africa signs two agreements today with Ghana’s Minister for Food and Agriculture...

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