News on Chips and Snacks from Africa
PepsiCo invests USD 40 million in its Senselet Snack Business in Ethiopia
November 04, 2022
PepsiCo is finalising an investment proposal of approximately USD 40 million (ETB 2 billion) to expand its Senselet snacks business in Ethiopia, and is considering the possibility of further investments in the country.
Norda industries favors Markies for the production of potato chips in Kenya
October 06, 2022
Markies has already become the number one for potato chips in Kenya. Simultaneously Markies is also increasingly demanded by Kenya’s crisping industry. A good example is Norda Industries who favors our Markies variety for their potato crisps.
PepsiCo Egypt and USAID support potato farmers to increase productivity
February 11, 2020
For the past year, PepsiCo Egypt has been working to empower Egyptian farmers by supporting them through training programs aimed at providing them with stronger technical know-how and other skills to improve efficiency and productivity.
Pepsico becomes major shareholder in Ethiopian Potato Chips company Senselet
January 12, 2020
PepsiCo joins Veris as a major shareholder in Senselet Food Processing Plc in Ethiopia. Senselet, founded in 2015, today has a leading market position in Ethiopia with its SUN Chips brand that is being produced from locally sourced potatoes.
Western Australian delegation visits Egypt to assess export opportunities seed potatoes
December 12, 2019
A trade delegation including Western Australian (WA) potato industry leaders toured Egypt in November, confirming the potential to export at least 10,000 tonnes of seed potatoes.
tna helps Egyptian pretzel manufacturer Future Foods to set up efficient processing and packaging line
November 27, 2019
Egyptian snack manufacturer, Future Foods, has launched a new pretzel range after collaborating with tna, a leading solutions provider in the food processing and packaging industry, to successfully install a seasoning, processing and packaging line.
PepsiCo Targets African Growth With Offer To Acquire Pioneer Foods
July 22, 2019
PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEP) ("PepsiCo") today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire all the outstanding shares of Pioneer Foods Group Ltd.
Potato processing factory to be built at Ol Kalou, Kenya
May 10, 2019
A potato and vegetable processing plant will be built soon in Ol Kalou town. The factory, a collaboration of the Department of Correctional Services and Nyandarua county government, will mitigate post-harvest losses ...
Matthew Walters to lead tna's African operations
March 13, 2019
Food processing and packaging solutions provider tna has appointed Matthew Walters as branch manager to head up its African operations.
Pepsico is considering a new snack plant in Zimbabwe, Zambia or Botswana
June 19, 2018
According to reports from Zimbabwe, Pepsico is considering a snack plant (Chips and Snacks) in the region consisting of the countries Zimbabwe, Zambia and Botswana.