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
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.
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
HARARE, October 9 (The Source) – Border Timbers narrowed its loss after tax by 89 percent from $24,3 million to $2,6 million in the full year to June buoyed by a cut in costs.
HARARE, October 2 (The Source) – Zimbabwe has suspended import duty on fertilized poultry eggs for a six month period in a bid to revive poultry production following successive outbreaks of Avian Influenza in the country Zimbabwe was hit by two outbreaks of the highly… Read More
HARARE, September 28 (The Source) – Regional seed producer, SeedCo expects its sales and earnings to grow this year on positive weather forecasts and continuation of government’s farmer support programme.
HARARE, September 22 (The Source) – Blue Ribbon Industries on Friday said it has put on hold a further $20 million investment to expand its business as it awaits the government to amend its empowerment legislation.
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
HARARE, September 21 (The Source) – The National Social Security Authority’s (NSSA) $18 million deal to recapitalize Cold Storage Commission (CSC) will go ahead after the High Court approved a scheme of arrangement between the meat processor and its creditors, an official has said.
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
BULAWAYO, September 12 (The Source) – The Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ), which represents the country’s major milling companies, is struggling to pay off $88 million in outstanding invoices for wheat and maize imports since August last year. In its sector update, the Confederation… Read More
HARARE, September 7 (The Source) – The government of Botswana says it has donated 473,200 doses of foot and mouth disease (FMD) vaccine to Zimbabwe to help contain the outbreak to stop it from spreading across the borders.
HARARE, September 5 (The Source) – Zimbabwe chicken breeders will this month begin importing hatching eggs from Europe as the country moves to avert shortage of poultry products sparked by the avian influenza outbreak, an industry official has said.
HARARE, September 4 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s demand for maize seed has risen by 50 percent to 37,500 tonnes in the period between 2000 and 2017, Agriculture ministry permanent secretary Ringson Chitsiko said on Monday.
HARARE, September 1 (The Source) – More than 80, 000 farmers have registered to grow tobacco in the upcoming 2017/18 season up from 56,450 in the previous season, statistics from the industry regulator have shown. Previously a preserve for commercial farmers tobacco is fast becoming… Read More