Tags: MBS

Lilongwe food handlers trained in hygiene

  Director of Standards in the Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) Fred Sikwese says there is need to train food handlers on issues of hygiene because poorly prepared food can cause illness and in some instances death. Speaking on the sidelines of a two-day training session in Lilongwe last week, Sikwese said after conducting a…

Local exporters urged to  follow WTO procedures

  Ministry of Industry and Trade has advised local exporters to follow World Trade Organisation (WTO) set procedures when exporting their goods. The ministry’s deputy director of trade Clement Phangaphanga, speaking on the sidelines of a capacity building workshop for the National Technical Barriers to Trade (NTBT) in Lilongwe last week, also advised exporters to…

Realising the economic and potential of Cassava

They persisted in becoming risk takers. They initially invested in agribusiness whose business prospects of recouping their initial outlay and working capital as well as getting the just rewards for their toil looked unpromising. From such humble beginning in 2009 blended with viable business strategies, they are reaping the benefits. They are now failing to…

MBS flushes out outdated scales

The Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) has reiterated its commitment to continue flushing out uncertified weighing scales in an inspection exercise currently underway in all trading centres across the country. MBS director general, Davlin Chokazinga told the Malawi News Agency (Mana) in an interview that the exercise would run till August this year. “This inspection…