Multinational snack foods and beverage giant PepsiCo has entered into an agreement to acquire South Africa's Pioneer Foods Group for approximately $1.7 billion (R23.5 billion). The New York-based food giant - owner of brands like Pepsi, Lay's and Doritos - will acquire all outstanding shares of Pioneer Food Group for R110 per share. The transaction is one of PepsiCo's largest acquisitions outside of the United States.
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During the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in New York, FAO director-general, José Graziano da Silva shared how enabling public policies and legal frameworks for family farmers will "allow them to adapt and flourish in today's changing environment" and maximise their contribution to sustainable development. He made the remark at the launch of the UN Decade of Family Farming.
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Digitisation could change the game for agriculture in Africa. That's a key message in a report recently released by an international institution that enhances smallholder farming in African, Caribbean and Pacific countries.
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