KENYA - Milk farmers in the North Rift could see their earnings increase significantly following the commissioning of a Sh400 million processing line at the New Kenya Co-operative Creameries plant in Eldoret.
NIGERIA - Worried about the high rate of malnourished children in the country, FrieslandCampina WAMCO has announced plans to address child malnutrition with its Pecadomo initiative aimed at increasing the consumption of milk and its versatility.
INDIA - Nestlé India Ltd and Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) have evinced interest in buying a controlling stake in Havmor Ice Cream Ltd, a Gujarat-based ice cream brand with a pan India presence, two people aware of the development said.
KENYA - Milk processor New KCC is modernising its equipment at a cost of Sh1 billion in readiness for a foray into more foreign markets. On its radar is South Africa, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Arab world.