Defying Odds in Malawi’s Fledgling Food Processing Industry

By Yohane Chideya, Justice Munthali & Jefferson Munyao • One of the products from beans in the pipeline: Picture courtesy of Mwaiwawo Kukada Despite a pool of challenges, such as resistance by some consumers in Malawi to embrace locally made processed foods and...

History and Current Status of Groundnut Production in Nigeria

Groundnut farming has a long and rich history in Nigeria, dating back to the pre-colonial era. It is believed that the groundnut, also known as the peanut, was first introduced to Nigeria by Portuguese traders in the 16th century. Groundnut quickly became an important...