DAR ES SALAAM - Warmer weather means that Tanzania is producing less coffee as higher temperatures affect yields, hurting both the nation’s producers and coffee drinkers who may pay more per cup, a South African university has found.
DAR ES SALAAM - Jaki Kweka is that rare breed of gourmet chocolatier. She makes fine chocolate in Africa using local African ingredients. Other African companies such as Ghana's Golden Tree use local cocoa but import milk powder and sugar. Multinationals such as Nestle mass produce chocolate in South Africa for the continent's consumers and source ingredients globally.
Multinational delegation touring US farming sites, methods
Wilma Aguele, a large-scale agriculture producer from Nigeria, wants to help the “infant” farming industry in her country grow up. She wants the nation, currently a major food importer, to grow enough crops to feed itself. And she wants to take her operation from about 2,000 acres to nearly 5,000.
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