MIHB Tanzania receives International Halal affiliation certificate paving way for meat export market

TANZANIA – MICO International Halal Bureau of Certification (MIHB), a limited liability entity in Tanzania founded to ensure processed food meets internationally acceptable halal (Islamic sharia compliance), has obtained international recognition by receiving a Halal affiliation certificate, from Hafsa Halal Certification & food Import and Export Limited of Turkey. Halal certification is a process which ensures the features and quality of the products are according to the rules established by the Islamic Council that allow the use of the mark Halal. It is mainly applied to meat products and other…

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Research institutions in Nigeria develop GE rice to bolster yields

NIGERIA – The African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) in association with National Cereals Research Institute (NCRI) and the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN) among other research institutions in Nigeria has developed a Genetically Engineered (GE) rice which could increase yield by 20 per cent and significantly boost the food security agenda of the federal government. The foundation said the Nitrogen Efficient Water Efficient Salt Tolerant (NEWEST) rice type, will be a game changer in the production of the grain, aiding to significantly reduce importation. Speaking during the 2021 annual…

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Ishida: Protecting reputation on the packing line

Maintaining brand reputation is vital in competitive markets. This underlines the importance of an effective quality control process throughout the factory. Ishida’s versatile inspection and quality control equipment is a wise investment that will help ensure that consumer trust and confidence are never compromised.

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