Industry Reports


SA’s 2020 olive oil production thrives despite the pandemic

November 27, 2021

Despite the tumultuous times, South African olive oil producers have managed to produce 30% more olive oil than in 2019. This is according to SA Olive, an association representing the common interests of the South African olive industry.


November 26, 2020

Industries across the board face the brunt of disrupted supply chains, skeletal workforce, and dwindling investments. However, one industry to which everybody is looking with bated breaths is the pharmaceutical industry- for it can provide an answer to this pandemic in the form of a drug or a vaccine.

Middle-East and Africa Ready-to-eat Food Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecasts (2020 - 2025)

The Middle-East and Africa ready-to-eat food market is projected to witness a CAGR of 2.8%, during the forecast period.

Middle East & Africa Pharma News Roundup September 2020

September 9, 2020

A roundup of the latest news from pharma in the Middle East and Africa including China’s announcement that it will be prioritizing Africa for access to its COVID-19 vaccine, UAE firm Mubadala’s latest US investment, Saudi Arabia’s continuing digitalisation push, and Algeria’s plan to export USD five billion in domestically produced medicines.

What the Food Industry Can Learn from Pharmaceutical Distribution Chains

January 7, 2020

Pharmaceutical cold chains parallel the temperature-controlled food industry in many ways. Even though they are considered separate industries, food supply chain managers can take several cues from its pharmaceutical brethren and vice versa.

Africa's Food and Beverage Industry Attracts Investment

25 March 2019

PepsiCo plans to invest a total of US$ 515 million in Egypt by the end of 2021. Around US$ 16 million is earmarked for the renewal of beverage production lines. PepsiCo will also invest in the production of salty snacks. The company will also increase its own cultivation of raw materials, renew its transportation fleet and invest in the company’s distribution centers. PepsiCo also aims to expand its exports of snacks and beverages to various African countries.

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