Celebrating Motherhood with Nootri

In different cultures throughout time people have always celebrated motherhood for the miracle it is. Throughout conception to birth, it’s all about rejoicing over a new life and congratulating the mother on a successful delivery. Friends and family alike gather around in a jovial atmosphere to shower the mother and her baby with gifts. With…

Nutrition Tips – Breastfeeding Mothers

World breastfeeding week is celebrated in 120 countries worldwide with a goal to spread awareness about the importance of breastfeeding for the first six months of an infant’s life. This builds the baby’s immune system and promotes his development. Breastfeeding is often considered the closest bond a mother shares with her offspring. While breastfeeding a…

Nutrition Tips – Aflatoxin

It is no secret that a lot of food products manufactured contain maize as a prominent ingredient, ranging from flour to cooking oil and more. But unbeknownst to popular belief, grains from humid regions like Rwanda may contain aflatoxin. If you have got this far you must be wondering what aflatoxin is. Plainly put aflatoxin…

My Corporate Journey – Lilian Clarisse Umuhumuza

                                                          Liliane Clarisse Umuhumuza         Quality Assurance & Quality Control Manager, Africa Improved Foods (AIF) Rwanda Ltd.   ABOUT LILIANE Liliane has a Master’s Degree of Engineering in Food Science and Technology from Jiangnan University  in China and a BSc. in Food Science and Technology degree from the Kigali Institute of Science and Technology in…

Tropikal Brands enters porridge flour market in partnership with Africa Improved Foods

Consumer goods manufacturer Tropikal Brands Afrika has entered the flour market with a product branded Nutripro which is targeting health-conscious customers. The firm has partnered with a Rwandan-based food processing company Africa Improved Foods which is commissioned by World Food Programme to source nutritious grains from smallholder farmers of maize and millet in Kenya and…