Impact of Superfoods on Agribusiness

Over the years, the social and economic development in different nations has led to increased consumption of refined grains, meat, fruits, dairy, and vegetables as people have become wealthier. The shift in food consumption has led to an increase in non-communicable ailments such as cancer, coronary heart disease, type II diabetes, or obesity. In response [...]

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Moringa in Natural Cosmetics

Natural cosmetics are becoming increasingly interesting because they contain more active ingredients than synthetic cosmetic products. Market trends are supported by significant progress in the research of bioactive compounds’ activity and safety. The extracts obtained from plants and algae contain a rich set of bioactive ingredients, like essential oils, amino-acids, and vitamins, which in combination [...]

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Rwandan agribusinesses strive for better connections with their international buyers

Africa is home to an abundance of agricultural land. According to the World Bank, Sub-Saharan Africa has nearly 50 percent of the world’s fertile, usable and uncultivated agricultural land. Food systems across the continent are responding to rapid urbanization, rising incomes, and changing diets. Agricultural value chains are becoming more urbanized and consumer-driven, with a premium [...]

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How direct sourcing of shea nuts helps smallholder farmers and the environment

Shea fruits are without a doubt, an important raw ingredient for food and cosmetics. Shea fruit (Nilotica Species) grown in Uganda has especially high concentrations of Oleic acids, fatty acids, and vitamins, making it an ideal ingredient for cosmetics. Whereas the benefits of shea butter for consumers are well known, little information is given on [...]

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