Belarus to set up state-of-the-art dairy facility in Zimbabwe

BELARUS has set sights on establishing a state-of-the-art dairy facility in Zimbabwe as part of efforts to improve milk production in the country.Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlem...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 May 2019


Govt launches Command Dairy

THE dairy sector is set for a massive revitalisation after Government launched the National Command Dairy programme at Sangano Cooperative Dairy in Makoni last week. Speaking during the launch, Financ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 July 2018


Grace Mugabe's dairy faces eviction

ALPHA Omega Dairy (Private) Limited, a company owned by former President Mr Robert Mugabe and his family, is facing eviction from its Harare offices over failure to pay rent.The dairy firm operates fr...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 May 2018


Disease, forex shortage cripple dairy farmers

DAIRY production in the first quarter of 2018 has been hampered by the shortage of foreign currency and the prevalence of tick -borne diseases, businessdigest has learnt.Zimbabwe Association of Dairy ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 May 2018


Mugabe Dairy bombing suspects freed

Two soldiers who were accused of trying to petrol-bomb the former First Family's Alpha Omega Dairy Farm were yesterday set free by a Harare magistrate after spending two years on remand.Silas-PFupa (3...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 April 2018


Umzingwane dairy seeks to increase production

UMZINGWANE Dairy Co-operative Society Limited in Matabeleland South Province is working on increasing both its dairy herd and milk production densities as it forges ahead to ensure the viability of it...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 March 2018


ProDairy invests $1.6m in project

Zimbabwe's newest milk processor, ProDairy has invested $1,6 million in an ambitious project in which it is hoping to drastically cut the cost of milk production through grass feeding cows as opposed ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 March 2018


Dendairy to expand plant operations

Local milk processor, Dendairy, will expand its plant operations by setting up two new factories as the company seeks to expand its footprint on the export market.The expansion of the plant operations...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 January 2018


Zanu-PF rallies earn Mugabe's dairy big money

The on-going Zanu-PF youth rallies have been a windfall to Alpha Omega Dairy Private Limited owned by President Robert Mugabe's family as the youth league is reportedly buying from it all dairy produc...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 September 2017


Dairy industry struggling, says Stanger

Manicaland's dairy industry is operating below capacity due to high and unsustainable production costs.Zimbabwe has for more than a decade failed to produce enough milk and has resorted to importing f...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 August 2017


Milk production to double by 2022

The Zimbabwe Association of Diary Farmers (ZADF) anticipates to double milk production by 2022.This came out at the 4th annual general meeting currently underway in Nyanga.ZADF national chairman Mr Em...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 July 2017


Dendairy to commission two packaging machines

KWEKWE–based dairy processor, Dendairy, is set to commission two new packaging machines for aseptic production of dairy products.Aseptic processing is the process by which germ-free products are pac...

By Lovemore Zigara | Published: 23 July 2014


Dendairy to export

KWEKWE based dairy concern, Dendairy is planning to start exporting into the region after it received necessary regulatory approvals. The dairy company obtained export licence from the Ministry of Ind...

By Tinashe Makichi | Published: 05 May 2014


Alpha Omega to export to Angola, Zambia

Alpha Omega Dairy will soon start exporting its products to Angola and Zambia while plans are advanced to introduce new products.In an interview at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair, Alpha Omega D...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 April 2014


Dendairy seeks $6m for heifer project

Local dairy firm, Dendairy is lobbying for offshore funding for a heifer project that would require $6 million over the next five years.Dendairy director Darren Coetzee said the initiative will go a l...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 April 2014


Dairy sector pushes for protectionism

CUT-THROAT competition in the dairy processing industry has forced local players to submit a paper to the government proposing to be shielded from the influx of cheap products.Currently the industry ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 December 2013


Govt urged to introduce levy on imported milk

The Government should consider introducing a 25 percent levy on milk imports to protect the local dairy sector, an industry player said on Friday. Zimbabwe consumes at least 10 million litres of milk ...

By New Ziana. | Published: 04 December 2013


Milk plant set up in Kwekwe

Local dairy farmers are set to benefit from the setting up of a new $7 million milk processing plant in Kwekwe.The dairy plant, which has the capacity to process 3 million litres of milk products per ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 December 2013


Dendairy production up 150%

Dairy products manufacturer, Dendairy has increased its production capacity by 150 percent following a $7 million investment in a new processing plant in Kwekwe.The dairy company has since increased i...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 November 2013


Zim dairy conference sets another record high attendance

The just ended 9th East and Southern African Dairy Associations (Esada) conference and exhibition has set a record for registering the highest number of delegates in the history of the organisation.Fo...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 September 2013


Dendairy invests $6m in plant

KWEKWE based dairy concern, Dendairy, has invested $6 million in the purchase of a tetrapak plant which will see the company becoming the first local dairy firm to introduce long shelf-life milk on th...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 September 2013


Gushungo Dairy ramps up production

Alpha and Omega, a subsidiary of Gushungo Holdings, has plans to increase output at its beverage-making unit by 40 times to 200 000 litres per day due to growing export and domestic demand, a company ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 August 2013


Dairy industry lobbies for surtax on imports

Zimbabwe's dairy industry is lobbying government to introduce surtax on imported South African dairy products flooding the market. Due to high production costs in the country, imported milk from Sout...

By Business reporter | Published: 19 August 2013

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