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Taking big data steps for improving energy consumption in retail

Energy management has become a necessity rather than a choice given South Africa's current power and energy situation, particularly in the retail environment...

By Jaco Barnard 16 Nov 2015 08:58

Hacking the food chain, Silicon Valley style

WASHINGTON - A wave of Silicon Valley-style disruption is hitting the food industry...

6 Jul 2015 11:05

Two-a-Day invests in new packaging, packing lines and DCA storage

Two-a-Day's recent infrastructure investment includes a Flow Wrap machine that does not limit packing only to the traditional tray and bag packing...

18 Mar 2015 15:20

Foot-and-mouth eats up farming

Agriculture in this country faces economic obliteration by a "bio-security threat" if steps are not taken to eradicate a fast-spreading animal disease that has already cost the country R15 billion over the past three years...

14 Jan 2015 07:45

Eskom the food spoiler

If Woolworths' cold chain is broken for eight consecutive minutes, the retailer considers the products waste and dumps them. For Pick n Pay the "down time" is seven minutes...

12 Dec 2014 11:51

Load shedding losses can be moderated with effective risk management planning

The recent bout of nationwide power outages has once again highlighted the need for South African business owners to not only reconsider South Africa's electricity supply, but also to safeguard their businesses financially...

12 Dec 2014 14:43

Industrial refrigeration merger adds to energy solutions

Energy Partners has announced the merger of its industrial refrigeration division with local industrial refrigeration specialists, RG Moolenschot and Associates (RGMA).

11 Sep 2014 10:10

RCL Foods acquires 49% stake in Senn Foods

RCL Foods (RCL) announced on Friday, 9 May 2014, that it had acquired a 49% stake in Senn Foods Logistics through one of its operating subsidiaries‚ Vector Logistic.

12 May 2014 14:18

Clover delivers good performance in a challenging operating environment

Clover Industries Limited has announced a good performance for the six months to 31 December 2013 in a challenging operating environment marked by rampant inflationary pressures impacting both input costs and the consumer base.

Issued by Clover 18 Mar 2014 13:02

New culture for Danisco dairy range

DuPont Nutrition & Health has introduced a new protective dairy cultures, which controls the contamination of fermented dairy products by yeast and mould.

30 Oct 2013 15:08

Ezemvelo farming initiative rolls out to four provinces

Ezemvelo, launched in August 2012 under the auspices of Massmart's Supplier Development Fund, is now operating in Limpopo, Gauteng, Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal.

4 Sep 2013 09:59

If you're content, we're content

"Content" is currently on everybody's lips, with everyone from the existing media to brand owners and individuals being encouraged to become content providers. Bizcommunity has been ahead of the content curve for over a decade.

Issued by 18 Mar 2013 09:03

[2013 trends] Pdf of 2013 Biz Trends Report now available

Finally, what you've all been waiting for!'s 2013 Biz Trends Report is now available for downloading in pdf format - and this year we've improved the quality for a better tablet experience!

Issued by 13 Feb 2013 14:33

[2013 trends] 'Goodvertising' - the key to brand leadership

There's a transformational shift happening and it's picking up pace in the New Year. Business and its far-reaching (some might say overreaching) arm, advertising, are becoming more responsible, more caring and more sustainable.

By Thomas Kolster 22 Jan 2013 10:53

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