Azelis launches new dairy, beverage focused laboratory in Cairo, Egypt

EGYPT – Azelis, a leading innovation service provider in the specialty chemicals and food ingredients industry, has announced the opening of a food laboratory in Cairo, Egypt, as part of its efforts to expand its food and nutrition presence in the Middle East and Africa (MEA). The new facility, though will  primarily focus on dairy and beverages, is equipped to…

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Indomie Egypt recalls chicken, vegetable flavored instant noodles dubbed unsafe for consumption

EGYPT – Indomie Egypt has pulled some of its products from Egyptian markets following an order from the Egyptian National Food Safety Authority (NFSA) which labelled Indomie’s chicken and vegetable flavored instant noodles, as well as instant noodles with chili packs as unsafe for human consumption. After a recent-social media debate regarding the widely-consumed noodles product in the Egyptian markets,…

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Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority scientists produce wheat resistant to salinity, water shortage

EGYPT – The Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority (EAEA) has announced that the agricultural research scientists in the authority have started harvesting the production of a new strain of genetically-modified (GM) wheat at the authority’s site in Inshas city, Bilbeis, Sharqia Governorate. The authority said in a statement that the strain has high-productivity with distinct characteristics such as  being resistant to…

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SON calls on manufactures to produce quality products, EGAC’s signatory status in AFRAC is extended

NIGERIA – The Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON), has challenged Nigeria’s manufacturers to produce quality products which meet international standards to enable the country’s competitiveness in African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), an agreement created to provide a single continent-wide market for goods and services. Speaking at a SON capacity building workshop for Journalists, Director General, SON, Mallam Farouk Salim,…

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