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PepsiCo takes a majority stake in Ethiopian snacks company Senselet

PepsiCo, the global beverages and snacks company that owns Frito-Lay, has acquired a majority stake in Ethiopian snacks company Senselet Food Processing. Senselet is the owner of local potato chips brand Sun Chips. Senselet was founded in 2015 by Netherlands-based Veris Investments, …
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Trendtype’s 2019 year in review and 2020 forecasts

So here are our big themes in 2019 and a look ahead to 2020. It’s been another eventful year in African consumer and retail markets in 2019. Some big retail players coming unstuck In grocery retail, some big players have come …

Ethiopia becomes Alibaba’s second eWTP hub in Africa

The Ethiopian government has signed agreements with Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba to become its second Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP) hub – a private sector initiative to facilitate cross border ecommerce. It sounds like a win-win. But is it? Electronic …

Zoscales Partners invests in Ethiopian biscuit manufacturer Ahadukes

Zoscales Partners has invested in Ethiopian biscuit manufacturer Ahadukes Food Products, whose brands include Marie Gold, Ginger Crunch and Tiger Creams. The investment aims to help the business increase production capacity, add up to 150 new jobs and improve export performance. …
Ethiopia country profile

Ethiopia Country Profile

This report provides key information on Ethiopia. It covers the economic landscape, key demographic indicators, living standards and income as well as logistics and infrastructure.


Dufry and Lagardère modernising airport duty free retail across Africa

This week airport retail operator Dufry has unveiled its revamped duty free retail sites at Casablanca and Marrakesh airports. Competitor Lagardère has also revealed more about its plans to expand in Africa and has acquired a diplomatic duty free outlet in …
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DHL rolls out its Africa eShop online store into 34 countries

DHL has added a further 13 countries to its ecommerce shopping platform, Africa eShop to bring its total coverage to 34 countries. The service, which launched in April 2019 in 11 countries and increased coverage to 20 in May 2019, …
Fast Food Ethiopia

The Top Fast Food Chains in Ethiopia

Trendtype data on the leading fast food chains in the Ethiopia. Our unique data identifies every fast food, casual dining and coffee shop chain and allows users to search by cuisine, location, chain and brand owner.