Trans Nzoia County sets up committee to enact potato regulations

KENYA – Trans Nzoia County has set up a multi-agency committee to take the mantle of enacting the irish potato regulations of 2019, in line with the Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA) statutory requirement. Endebess Deputy County Commissioner (DCC) Mwachaunga Chaunga with his Trans Nzoia West counterpart Charles Ocharo represented area County Commissioner, Samson Ojwang, who was away in Nakuru…

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Kakuzi gets nod from Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service to export fresh avocados to China

KENYA – Kenyan fresh food producer and exporter Kakuzi Plc, has invested more than Kshs 200 million (US$1.75m) in the last one year to guarantee quality production and environmental management practices that align with both local and globally recognized standards. The company’s sustained co-operation and commitments to maintain the highest possible production and environmental management standards has enabled it to…

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Global food certification market to reach US$ 6.90 billion by 2027

GLOBAL – Emergen Research, a market research and consulting company, has revealed that the global food certification market is projected to reach value of USD 6.90 billion by 2027. The market intelligence study Food Certification weighs upon its global standing in the forecast period from 2021 to 2027.  For this report, Emergen Research has segmented the global food certification market…

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FSSC welcomes new Board of Stakeholders Chair

GLOBAL – The Food Safety System Certification Foundation (FSSC) has welcomed Bert Debets as the new Independent Chair of its Board of Stakeholders. Bert served on the Board of Stakeholders from 2018 until 2021, representing Unilever. During that time, he got to know the Foundation well and contributed significantly to achieving its objectives, says FSSC. Hence the Foundation reached out…

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