Delta buys Zambia’s National Breweries

HARARE, October 13 (The Source) – Listed beverages manufacturer Delta Corporation, (Delta), says it is set to acquire a controlling stake in Lusaka Stock Exchange-listed sorghum beer company, National Breweries Plc (NatBrew), from its parent firm, Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (AB InBev).Company secretary Alex Makamure said… Read More

Delta Beverages feels cash crunch

HARARE, October 11 (The Source) – Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed beverages manufacturer, Delta Corporation (Delta), says its sorghum beer volumes for the quarter to September were down three percent, affected by cash shortages in the main markets.

Raw milk production up in September

BULAWAYO, October 11 (The Source) — Zimbabwe’s raw milk production increased by nearly three percent to 5,72 million litres in September, compared to 5,58 million litres achieved in the same period last year, latest figures show. According to figures from the Ministry of Agriculture’s dairy… Read More

Minister says maize producer price too high

HARARE, September 21 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s maize producer price of $390 per tonne is too high and makes agriculture based commodities uncompetitive for export, Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development deputy Minister responsible for Livestock Paddy Zhanda said on Thursday. “The price of maize of… Read More

Zim opens GMO testing lab

HARARE, September 13 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s National Biotechnology Authority (NBA) on Wednesday opened the country’s first laboratory to test imports for Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). The southern African nation has maintained a ban on GMOs citing health concerns. Officially opening the laboratory, Higher and… Read More