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Good news and bad for local poultry industry

The good news for the poultry industry is that the worst of the drought is over. The not-so-good news is that the full benefits may take another six months to materialise...

By Ann Crotty 28 Nov 2016

Sovereign to ditch BEE plans

Thirteen months after it first proposed the creation of a controversial black economic empowerment (BEE) scheme, Sovereign Foods has told shareholders it has decided to abandon the plan...

By Ann Crotty 25 Nov 2016

Rhodes and Pioneer warn over drought

Strain could be felt in 2017, food producers say as country swings to importing white maize...

By Colleen Goko 23 Nov 2016

Transnet partners with GE Transportation to digitise SA supply chain

Transnet, the custodian of South Africa's rail, ports and pipeline networks, has partnered with GE Transportation...

17 Nov 2016

Have you planned for imports ahead of the 2017 Chinese New Year?

For any business working with China, it becomes imperative to understand and manage the shut-down period during Chinese New Year to ensure no risk to their business or production cycle...

15 Nov 2016

GWK achieves remarkable business growth despite challenges

In one of GWK's best financial years to date, the farmer-owned South African agribusiness grew its turnover by 11.2% to R8.34 billion...

11 Nov 2016

ASEAN market seeks to increase bilateral trade with Africa

Member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will make a leap into the African continent with their first joint trade mission and business expo in South Africa next year...

11 Nov 2016

Bulk exports slip due to coal-line maintenance

SA's bulk export volumes fell by 0.7% year-on-year in October to 12.80-million tons, Transnet National Ports Authority said...

By Dominic Preuss 10 Nov 2016

French wine harvest among smallest for 30 years

PARIS - This year's French wine harvest is among the smallest for 30 years, down 10% on last year although not quite as bad as feared, authorities said Tuesday...

9 Nov 2016

Weak consumer demand hinders container trade performance

According to the 2016 Q3 Maersk Trade Report, expectations that the container market would experience growth during the third quarter of the year have not been realised...

8 Nov 2016

MoU signed to ensure market access for fruit between SA, China

A MoU has been signed to ensure market access for fruit between South Africa and China....

4 Nov 2016

Normal stone fruit season expected despite challenges

Despite concerns regarding a cooler spring and prolonged drought conditions, a normal season is expected for SA stone fruit with prospects looking good...

24 Oct 2016

SA avo season ends early due to drought

Given the early end to the avo season, and South Africans' increasing demand for the fruit, avos will have to be imported earlier until the 2017 local avo season begins...

20 Oct 2016

Vasari completes KWV acquisition, aims to build on brand's legacy

Consumer-focused investment group, Vasari has completed the acquisition of KWV Group's operational assets for R1.15 billion...

17 Oct 2016

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