Food safety

Food Safety & Food Control Systems

Food safety is receiving much attention at the global level as its necessity crosslinking between food and health gaining momentum across the world. As food safety improvement is an unavoidable element in the campaign, work and progress towards…
restaurant food safety

Food Safety - Key Recipe For Restaurant Success

This is a part of the Quality Food Is Quality Life series to increase awareness on why food safety matters. Subscribe on the pop up below to receive more installment of these articles. What Do Customer Want? Clean. Customers want clean. Clean…
Agriculture technology

How Agriculture Technology is Revolutionizing the Food Industry

To keep up with the ever-increasing needs of society, we need to rethink how we approach the food industry through agriculture technology. The global population will reach 8.5 billion by 2030, according to the UN. Making sure we can produce…
Agriculture technology

CROPNUTS Is Moving To A New Home

Cropnuts is making the big move....to a new home! We are happy to announce that we'll soon be moving to our new, ultramodern Laboratory Facility & Training Centre in Limuru. Our new Centre of Analytical & Agronomic Excellence…
Agriculture technology

Haunting Photos Of Hunger: Why Are We Here Again?

About 1.1 million Kenyans mostly living in arid and semi-arid areas are on the brink of starvation and require intervention.This is according to the short Rains Assessment report released last week, which alludes that food crisis is expected…
Agriculture technology

George Kili's Story Perfectly Demystifies Precision Agriculture

Precision Agriculture (PA) or Precision Farming is a modern approach to farming which uses Information Technology (IT) tools to ensure crops and the soil receive exactly what they need for optimum health & yield. George's Story George…
Agriculture technology

Complete Guide To Potato Varieties Grown In Kenya

What follows is a list of potato varieties produced in Kenya by seed potato variety producers KALRO, Agrico East Africa, International Potato Centre (CIP), Bioplant GmbH, Africalla among others Seed Potato Variety 1. Roslin Eburu (B53) It…
Agriculture technology

How We Can Increase Kenya Certified Seed Potato Production

The availability of certified seed potato in Kenya is improving, thanks to efforts being made by National Potato Council of Kenya & KEPHIS. Potato is the world’s fourth most important food crop after wheat, maize and rice. It is the…
Agriculture technology

Spraying Potatoes Before Harvesting: Tips For Effective Crop Desiccation

The main objective of the potato harvesting operation is to lift the crop with minimum damage to tubers as well as minimum amount of clay, dirt and stones. The first stage of potato harvesting is to desiccate or “burn-off” the…
Agriculture technology

Why Soil Fertility Is The #1 Defense Against Crop Pests & Disease

By Dr. Rob Mikkelsen, Ph.D. (Soil Science) Fertilizers are responsible for over half of global food production, but there are areas in world with nutrient deficiency and other areas of nutrient excess. Managing soil fertility requires careful…