Food

Farmers union to pump Sh10m (U$0.1m) into coffee shops in Murang’a

Farmers union to pump Sh10m (U$0.1m) into coffee shops in Murang’a

By Bonifaci GikandiJan. 3 2020In a report by the County Coffee Revival Task Force, Murang’a Farmers Cooperative Union aims to promote local coffee consumption though the shops.The …...

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East Africa fish farming project supports food security, mitigates climate change

East Africa fish farming project supports food security, mitigates climate change

Coming up! Africa Food Show 2020, trade fair & conference, 24-26 June 2020 at @KICC_Kenya, #Nairobi. Book your stand now: http://africafoodshow.comBy Shem Oirere, November 20, 2…...

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Morocco Imported 77,562 Tonnes of Chinese Tea in 2018

Morocco Imported 77,562 Tonnes of Chinese Tea in 2018

- Morocco imported 77,562 tonnes of Chinese tea last year, almost a quarter of China’s total tea exports- Most of the 20 largest export markets of Chinese tea – except the US in f…...

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Ethiopia issues tender to buy 80,000 tonnes wheat -trade

Ethiopia issues tender to buy 80,000 tonnes wheat -trade

The Ethiopian government has issued an international tender to buy about 80,000 tonnes of milling wheat, European traders said.The tender deadline is Nov. 26. Finance for the purcha…...

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Tech firm Koko sells bio-stoves to eateries

Venture-backed technology firm Koko Networks has started selling bio-ethanol cooking solutions to high and low-end food outlets via its partnership with a companies-supported employ…...

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Morocco to host berry conference

Morocco to host berry conference

Berry professionals are set to gather in Agadir on 5 December for the Morocco Berry Conference, with topics including disease, crop protection and innovationThe first Morocco Berry …...

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Friday Couscous: Morocco’s Most Valued Tradition

Friday Couscous: Morocco’s Most Valued Tradition

Rabat – Couscous is also a traditional meal in Algeria, Tunisia, Mauritania, and Libya, and North African Jews also brought the dish to Israel. Throughout Europe and North America,…...

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Africa Food Show 2020 signs MoU with East African Grain Council

Africa Food Show 2020 signs MoU with East African Grain Council

MIE Groups, the organiser of the upcoming Africa Food Show 2020, has signed at the 8th African Grain Trade Summit in Mombasam, Kenya, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to raise aw…...

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VANILLA BEANS: THE NEW GOLD MINE PLANT

VANILLA BEANS: THE NEW GOLD MINE PLANT

Many farmers are not aware of the value of vanilla beans whose market prices range from at least Sh60,000 to Sh70,000 a kilo.Vanilla beans are reported to be the second most expensi…...

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Banana and potato peels offering cheaper, natural fertiliser options for farms

Banana and potato peels offering cheaper, natural fertiliser options for farms

Back in 2008, Simon Ntubiri, a farmer in Riiji village, Katheri East in Meru County, grew arrowroots, coffee and passion fruits conventionally; using synthetic fertilisers.For Mr Nt…...

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