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Aldi signs USD 953M deal with British fruit farm

Aldi signs USD 953M deal with British fruit farm

UK - Aldi has signed a substantial GBP 750 million (USD 952.5 million) deal with AC Goatham & Son, a family-run fruit farm in Kent, UK, marking a significant boost for British apple farming. The 20-year agreement includes the creation of the 'Aldi Orchard,' a...

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Silal opens high-tech packhouse in Al Ain

Silal opens high-tech packhouse in Al Ain

UAE - Silal, Abu Dhabi’s leading food, agriculture, and technology company, has launched a cutting-edge automated packhouse in Al Ain, UAE. Spanning 14,000 square meters, this facility can deliver up to 216 tons of fresh produce daily, making it the largest of its...

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Shoprite Group expands solar power capacity

Shoprite Group expands solar power capacity

SOUTH AFRICA - The Shoprite Group, Africa's largest retailer, has made significant strides in its sustainability efforts by installing three new rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. The systems, located at the company's Canelands distribution center in...

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EDEKA acquires de Groot fresh group units in Hedel

EDEKA acquires de Groot fresh group units in Hedel

NETHERLANDS - German retailer EDEKA has completed its acquisition of two major business units from the de Groot fresh group in Hedel, the Netherlands. The deal includes the purchase of De Groot International and De Groot Fresh Ripening, officially passing them into...

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City Farm eyes Kenyan market for expansion plans

City Farm eyes Kenyan market for expansion plans

KENYA - City Farm, a prominent Egyptian enterprise known for exporting frozen vegetables to the US, is embarking on an ambitious expansion plan starting with Kenya and extending into Europe. This strategic move involves diversifying its product range and intensifying...

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Greenspoon unveils comprehensive 2023 Sustainability Report

Greenspoon unveils comprehensive 2023 Sustainability Report

KENYA - Greenspoon | B Corp, Kenya’s leading online organic produce retailer, has proudly launched its latest sustainability report  marking a significant milestone in the company’s commitment to environmental and social responsibility. Unveiled during the B Lab...

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